Windows Vista build 5466

Build of Windows Vista
OS family
Timebomb2007-05-31 (+338 days)
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Windows Vista build 5466 is an eHome OEM build of Windows Vista, which was shared by BetaArchive user marcoguy on 19 December 2016.[1]

History[edit | edit source]

  • Prior to its public upload to BetaArchive, German technology website shared 54 screenshots of it on 11 July 2006[2].

New features and changes[edit | edit source]

  • Busy cursor has been added to logon screen.
  • Windows Experience Index check portion of setup has been updated.
  • The window color of the Windows Basic theme has been changed from silver to sky blue.
  • Windows Easy Transfer has received a minor interface update.
  • Windows Marketplace icon has been updated in Games Explorer.
  • This build introduces the "User Account Control" sound, as heard in the RTM, and replaces the previously at this place used "Critical Stop" sound from Windows XP.
  • The Windows Logo on the Start button of the Windows Classic theme is now transparent.
  • The "Restart now" button in setup works again after being non-functional in the two previous builds.

Control Panel[edit | edit source]

  • Phone and Modem Options received a new icon.
  • Backup and Restore link has been removed from Security Center.
  • Windows Ultimate Extras applet has received a minor update.
  • Printers applet received a new icon for faxes.

Gadgets[edit | edit source]

  • Contacts gadget has been added.
  • Feed Viewer and Feed Watcher gadgets have been merged into the RSS Feeds gadget.

Editions and keys[edit | edit source]

Edition / SKU Name Key
Starter 6GHT4-62PKK-H3274-4YHC4-7FGPY
Home Basic N 6J8RT-947JQ-XDGV4-4FCTV-QRRXV
Home Premium 7KKWR-978CY-8GMWD-X2RF9-PJ6BB
Business YVT36-YVCP2-J97GQ-7T22R-RWV8P
Business N 7K8QY-WRC42-QCRDJ-QK968-XFJCJ
Ultimate 7YJ76-6WJF4-D3PH9-P2Q6W-Y9Q38

Bugs[edit | edit source]

BSOD during WEI check[edit | edit source]

You may encounter a BSOD during or after the WEI check, just restart to get past it and to log into the operating system.

Windows Classic theme[edit | edit source]

The Windows Classic theme in this build differs from other builds.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]