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 PostPost subject: [REQ] Old Windows evaluations (if they exist)        Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:00 am 
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The first Windows evaluation/trial download I remember seeing was XP x64. Since then, there's been evaluation versions of most/every Windows in Microsoft's website.
Microsoft also offered evaluations in discs, either on request or via their subscriptions (Technet, etc).

Was there ever evaluation versions of Me/9x/NT, or earlier? (not beta/RC)
If so, were they only available in disc/floppy format?

If they exist, I'm interested in both pictures of these discs/disks as well as proper dumps.

I tried searching in the forums as well as FTP DB, but could only find 2000/XP eval.
Also, lots of Technet Eval discs, but not sure of their contents.


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 PostPost subject: Re: [REQ] Old Windows evaluations (if they exist)        Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:10 am 
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I would say evaluations started on Windows 2000 and went up from there. As for what its available in it is only available in disk format.


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