|BIOS date||2001-05-31 (compiled)|
|Timebomb||2001-11-27 (+180 days)|
Windows XP Build 2485 is a Pre-Release Candidate 1 Build of Windows XP.
- The Homestead and Metallic themes are now called Olive Green and Silver respectively which persists in the RTM.
- The OOBE font for the speech of the question mark is now Arial instead of Comic Sans.
- The Drumkit Test MIDI file is included starting with this build. It would be later removed in Build 2520.
- The default wallpaper has been changed from Bliss to Windows XP Professional until this change was reverted in Build 2535.
- The copyright dates are now shown in the lower-left corner of the
winverbanner as opposed to "Version 2002" seen in previous builds.
- The Windows XP sounds are now used by default instead of the ones used by Windows 2000 and are now compressed unlike Build 2481.
- The illustration images for the new and classic Start menu in the taskbar properties has been changed. This remained until Build 2600.3180 (SP3 Beta).