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Operating System Beta, etc. Wiki

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Operating systems


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Transformation Pack

The Transformation Pack includes Transforming Any Operating Systems that running Windows XP/2003.

  • VistaMizer - Compatible for Windows XP & Server 2003.
  • SevenMizer - Compatible for Windows XP & Server 2003.
  • Longhorn Transformation Pack - Compatible for XP but you'll need patch uxtheme.dll
  • XPize - Compatible for Windows XP & Server 2003, with 64-bit Support.

Virtual Machine Emulator




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Did you know?

  • ...that Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs requires only 64 MB of RAM, whereas its base Windows XP requires 4 time that?
  • ...that there are two Windows Longhorn builds with the same build number and lab, which are distinguished only by compile date?
  • ...that Ubuntu will be restarting its name system with version 17.10?
  • ...that real-life events caused a major sudden change to Windows XP's advertising campaign?
  • ...that in Windows Longhorn build 4042 (Lab06_n) there are folders both with the XP-style 'My' name and the Vista-style name which dropped the 'My'?
  • ...that there was at least one Windows 7 build which had an E SKU (removing IE), which was never included in RTM?
  • ...that the new periodical release system for Windows 10 has jumped build numbers twice?
  • ...that there was a test for Windows NT 3.5x to see if it could use the Windows 95 shell, namely New Shell/Technology Preview?