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 PostPost subject: Chicago builds in old magazines        Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2015 3:57 am 
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In the same Spanish magazine series I found the Windows 98 build 1546 Spanish screenshot in:
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I found screenshots of at least 3 beta builds of Windows 95 in the series. I was going to post these in that thread but it got ignored.
Unfortunately it doesn't seem any of them are new builds; but still, here's what I found so far:

Windows Chicago Alpha:
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These are the first Chicago screenshots I found in the series scans. Judging by the fact there is no dash [-] button on the top left corner of the windows in the right screenshot, I think it's probably at or aroundbuild 81, but I could be wrong.

Windows 95 Beta 1:
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Probably not 99; 99 does not have the beta release notes icon on the desktop by default. Unless they meticulously added in the icon, then I'd say 122 or some other beta 1 build like 116.
The next two articles are quite comprehensive, so be warned:

Windows 95 Beta 2:
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You may be asking how I determined this was beta 2. Well, in build 346/7 beta 3 of Windows 95 beta Spanish, the start menu text is Inicio:
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However, in these screenshots, the start menu text is Iniciar, which is seen in build 222 Spanish beta 2:
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Therefore, I'm leaning towards the side of it being a beta 2 build. However this is just my own guess based on leaked builds; feel free to ignore or correct me.

Windows 95 Final:
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No comments. This stuff is too long to translate and I scaled down the images so the image uploader can handle them. If you can make anything interesting from this, just share here.

While this is interesting, I could not find any unleaked Chicago screenshots like I said and I couldn't find any build 58s, 189, etc. material. However 58s and 189 screenshots are featured in the Windows 3.1 build 34f thread by DeFacto/Overdoze:
viewtopic.php?f=59&t=26868
If you have any other scans of magazines with Chicago screenshots and/or information in them, I'd be proud to see them. :)

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 PostPost subject: Re: Chicago builds in old magazines        Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2015 3:07 pm 
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Very nice, thanks for sharing these. :)

I agree about the first build, likely 81 or around there.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Chicago builds in old magazines        Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2015 10:21 pm 
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- DiskingRound: Could you post the dates of those magazine articles? They could help to determine what build of Chicago those screenshots are.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Chicago builds in old magazines        Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2015 10:51 pm 
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Battler wrote:
- DiskingRound: Could you post the dates of those magazine articles? They could help to determine what build of Chicago those screenshots are.

I actually don't know the dates of these Spanish articles, I found them online with no date/month information. The date of the Windows 95 Beta 2 screenshots appear to be March 31, 1995, and the Chicago Alpha screenshots from March 14, 1994.

Also, one of the screenshots of Windows 95 Final has a date: "11/07/95 17:57", which appears to be a date of a file from a Project 95 CD open in NC, which appears to be a standalone release of Project 95 Spanish CD.

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