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 PostPost subject: Windows Neptune Server ??        Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 11:27 am 
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Hello, I would like to know if windows neptune server really existed, I ask this because I saw a screenshot of it and I'm not sure
if it's true or if it's a fake thank you.

https://www.google.fr/search?q=Windows+ ... u9DrrNTBzM:


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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows Neptune Server ??        Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:04 pm 
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Any sightings of Neptune Server were just mislabels of Windows 2000 Server.


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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows Neptune Server ??        Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:13 pm 
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Windows Thunderstruck wrote:
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Any sightings of Neptune Server were just mislabels of Windows 2000 Server.




Ok But How I can find the ISO of it ?


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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows Neptune Server ??        Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:14 pm 
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It's kind of hard to find an ISO of something that does not exist...

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows Neptune Server ??        Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 12:14 pm 
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Does anybody have Neptune installed at hand right now? What happens if you convert it to the Server version with TweakNT?


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No Neptune Server build was ever leaked, but in my honest opinion it's safe to believe that Neptune was supposed to also have a server variant. I wouldn't even be surprised if the Neptune build environment had also built server compiles for each revision.

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AlphaBeta wrote:
No Neptune Server build was ever leaked, but in my honest opinion it's safe to believe that Neptune was supposed to also have a server variant. I wouldn't even be surprised if the Neptune build environment had also built server compiles for each revision.


I would of imagined that the server components of Neptune were supposed to go to Odyssey.

Because Neptune was designed for home users (like XP Home, Vista Home Premium, etc.)

While Odyssey was the professional counterpart.

So I think it would be logical that the server components were supposed to go to Odyssey or a fork of it (like Whister Server/Baseline XP to Server 2003).


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Will TweakNT work on Neptune?


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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows Neptune Server ??        Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:22 pm 
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Will TweakNT work on Neptune?


Yes, you can use TweakNT on most versions of Windows 2000 up to Longhorn 5048.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows Neptune Server ??        Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 8:38 pm 
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SAIYAN48 wrote:
Will TweakNT work on Neptune?


Yes, you can use TweakNT on most versions of Windows 2000 up to Longhorn 5048.
... Not mentioning the risks. Do a backup before you proceed

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Run it in a VM with checkpoints.... 8-)

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows Neptune Server ??        Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:05 pm 
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Anyone know where to get TweakNT? I have Neptune in a VM.


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SAIYAN48 wrote:
Anyone know where to get TweakNT? I have Neptune in a VM.

Sorry. Can't post. Do a search yourself (forum rules).

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows Neptune Server ??        Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:10 pm 
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The image you linked to points to this thread viewtopic.php?t=16043
Have you read it? It pretty much explains the whole thing

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Windows Thunderstruck wrote:
I would of imagined that the server components of Neptune were supposed to go to Odyssey.

Because Neptune was designed for home users (like XP Home, Vista Home Premium, etc.)

While Odyssey was the professional counterpart.

No.

Neptune = NT 5.50, Odyssey = NT 6.00. They are two absolutely different projects.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows Neptune Server ??        Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:17 am 
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AlphaBeta wrote:
Windows Thunderstruck wrote:
I would of imagined that the server components of Neptune were supposed to go to Odyssey.

Because Neptune was designed for home users (like XP Home, Vista Home Premium, etc.)

While Odyssey was the professional counterpart.

No.

Neptune = NT 5.50, Odyssey = NT 6.00. They are two absolutely different projects.


Well, I did not know that Neptune and Odyssey were two entirely seperate projects.

I wonder what the two projects would of actually looked like had MS not combined them to make Whistler?

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Client versions of Windows NT all the way from NT 3.1 October 1992 to Windows XP build 2499 would of had server versions too, until the 3505 split where there no server counterparts of client builds until sometime between 5048 and 5112.


So that means Neptune would of had a server counterpart because it was so early in development.


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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows Neptune Server ??        Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:18 am 
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I tried running TweakNT on Neptune, it only changes the boot/shutdown screens, everything else is the same. No extra options or components
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It was a mod, Neptune Sever 8c, created by Ken Oath in 2010. You can watch a video here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c94CuMIWCLA

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows Neptune Server ??        Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:13 pm 
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haroldas.velioniskis wrote:
I tried running TweakNT on Neptune, it only changes the boot/shutdown screens, everything else is the same. No extra options or components
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Thanks. I was mainly interested in the graphics shown (e.g. the bootscreen), since TweakNT does not add any functionality usually. But from what I see it looks like normal w2k server, not any Neptune-server-stuff.


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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows Neptune Server ??        Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:00 am 
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Ok but the link of the mod is dead ( megaupload...) so how i can obtain just the download link of the mod ?
I tested TweakNT and that don't work so I very need the download link of the mod please


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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows Neptune Server ??        Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:26 pm 
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Mattdow wrote:
I very need the download link of the mod please

3 things I never did when I was a part of this scene.
1: Share modified operating system hacks like this.
2: Share anything that I either wasn't sure about / or didn't come from original media.
3: Share code of projects that weren’t finished knowing that it would just keep popping up in places, getting people annoyed for constantly having to set people straight.

I did this mod of Neptune simply because the challenge of getting Win2000 Sp4 slipstreamed into Neptune seemed an impossible task with others that took the challenge on themselves, & since I liked a challenge I had a go myself, & seeing that others had tried it on pro, I figured why not unlock the server features by modifying the necessary infs & whatnot & make it a server install.
I also managed to get IE6 to work on it, though not the way others had tried.
People seem to forget that Neptunes shell is WinME at the core, so a combination of WinME & Win2000 IE files was what worked.
Pointless asking for specifics though as it was too long ago to remember, & has since been scrapped, along with all other beta related software.

So the short answer to this being found anywhere is no, I tried to save the community the hassle of constantly setting people straight with regards to it's authenticity, & any follow up hacks made from it that may have continued from the shared initial hack.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows Neptune Server ??        Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:59 am 
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It's almost looks like a Windows 2000 Server. Not too much changes nor fixes.


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XaddaGamer wrote:
It's almost looks like a Windows 2000 Server. Not too much changes nor fixes.


That's basically what Neptune is overall. A Windows 2000 RC with some minor changes and additions.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Windows Neptune Server ??        Posted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:24 pm 
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It's kind of hard to find an ISO of something that does not exist...


Just so we are all on the right page, the screenshot in question is known to be fake, right? Not necessarily Neptune Server itself.


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It is fake, it seems to be a good modification of Windows 2000 Server or something made in PhotoShop. Regardless we have not found any evidence of a Neptune server since it was intended for Consumer rather than Business.

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