Windows Vista build 5365.8

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Build of Windows Vista
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Timebomb2007-03-07 (+322 days)
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Windows Vista build 5365.8 is the official April 2006 EDW build of Windows Vista, released to beta testers on 21 April 2006.

New features and changes[edit | edit source]

Setup[edit | edit source]

  • In Setup, you can see the stage you're in and how far is that stage.

Out-of-box experience (OOBE)[edit | edit source]

  • If you click Next without choosing a background, it will choose the default desktop wallpaper.

First login[edit | edit source]

  • The Sidebar is now active when you login for the first time.

Logon Screen[edit | edit source]

  • Updated buttons and aurora background.

Control Panel[edit | edit source]

  • New icons.
  • Updated category list.
  • Backup & Restore is renamed to Backup and Restore Center.

User Account Control (UAC)[edit | edit source]

  • When a UAC window appears, the desktop gets dimmed.

Internet Explorer[edit | edit source]

  • IE calls itself Internet Explorer 7+ in this build.

New and updated gadgets[edit | edit source]

  • Calculator
  • Clock
  • CPU Meter
  • Currency Converter
  • Sticky Notes
  • Stocks
  • Weather

Other[edit | edit source]

  • Updates to Windows Mail, Windows Media Player, Device Manager and Digital Identities.
  • Windows Explorer and Control Panel are more finalized.

Gallery[edit | edit source]