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 PostPost subject: Re: SCiZE's warez BBS collection        Posted: Tue May 19, 2015 6:33 pm 
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http://pastebin.com/uPWxXQ2W

Includes betas and abandonware I'm personally interested in. I'm only including a single archive part per release, but there's possibility of dupes and already leaked stuff obviously. Please note he said he does not necessarily have all these, so don't get too excited for something.

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 PostPost subject: Re: SCiZE's warez BBS collection        Posted: Wed May 20, 2015 4:21 am 
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It will be nice if he does have them, but I'm wondering about the following:

MS Win f. Workgroups 3.11 Rel.Candidate#3 1/8 - Could it be build 411?

CHICAGO - WINDOWS 4 / DOS 7-BETA-DISK: 01/10 - Could be 58s, but can be also some 6x build as well.

WINDOWS NT V1.0 BETA 20.7.92 DISK: 3/10 - Could be build 297, or some early 3xx build.

No one can be able to confirm this until he/she has a copy, so good luck!

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 PostPost subject: Re: SCiZE's warez BBS collection        Posted: Wed May 20, 2015 2:16 pm 
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Courage wrote:
It will be nice if he does have them, but I'm wondering about the following:

MS Win f. Workgroups 3.11 Rel.Candidate#3 1/8 - Could it be build 411?

CHICAGO - WINDOWS 4 / DOS 7-BETA-DISK: 01/10 - Could be 58s, but can be also some 6x build as well.

WINDOWS NT V1.0 BETA 20.7.92 DISK: 3/10 - Could be build 297, or some early 3xx build.

No one can be able to confirm this until he/she has a copy, so good luck!

Im wondering aswell about that chicago, i hope it is something new

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It's quite possible these are the builds you mentioned. After all, they were originally scene leaks and can still be found in their original form today. I'd take quite some luck to find something new, provided that he first even has the files.

Chicago is probably the most likely one to be already leaked, since the only scene leak at that time that I know of was 58s.

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 PostPost subject: Re: SCiZE's warez BBS collection        Posted: Thu May 21, 2015 5:43 pm 
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There doesn't seem to be a standalone release of NT 4.0.1314.1 Workstation on the FTP, only seems to be in compilations, so I've upped my PWA copy I got.

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 PostPost subject: Re: SCiZE's warez BBS collection        Posted: Thu May 21, 2015 5:48 pm 
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True, though the MSDN copy contains all of the extra stuff you would see in a major beta release...

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There doesn't seem to be a standalone release of NT 4.0.1314.1 Workstation on the FTP, only seems to be in compilations, so I've upped my PWA copy I got.

Can you post a full list of items you got from him? It would be greatly appreciated, thanks.

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The stuff I posted on OSBA, 1314 Workstation, Nashville 999 and NT 5.0 Beta 1 DDK.

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It looks like http://scize.hopto.org/ went offline. It's me, or this website is down for ever? I was mainly interested on these:
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V_BASIC1.ZIP  1025744  05-01-91  MS-VISUAL BASIC  V1.0 F. WINDOWS
WORKS1-7.ZIP   953110  03-20-93  MICROSOFT WORKS V3.0 PROF. EDITION     1/7


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It's down because people were constantly asking for stuff.

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 PostPost subject: Re: SCiZE's warez BBS collection        Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2015 10:37 pm 
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If everything goes according to plan I'll be receiving a harddisk filled with a large bunch of his stuff next week or so. I'll see what I can find that's of interest and post/upload it

I'll keep you updated

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That's cool, so he agreed to send you his harddrive?

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I sent him a HDD with lots of unprocessed stuff from my collection (before anyone asks: no new betas, these are already on the FTP here) and he agreed to fill it up with stuff from his collection before he sends it back.

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Cool, sounds easier than having to upload and download all the archive parts.

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Got a HDD full of stuff today, but it's ~500g so it'll take some time sorting it all out. I don't think there are a lot of new BETAs in there (I know that someone else on this forum already uploaded most of SCiZE's BETA-related stuff in the past) but I'll keep a lookout anyway. Will keep you updated

I'll also check the requests in this thread and upload whatever I can find (at least if it's something not yet on BA's FTP)

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Well, I could post a list of possibly interesting things I've requested quite some time ago (after Win 3.0 RC6) and haven't received yet. Seeing that you seem to have it now, would you be kind enough to check it? Basically things that have the highest probability of being something new.

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 PostPost subject: Re: SCiZE's warez BBS collection        Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:56 pm 
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I might be on to something here. I just browsed through the collection and found a few possibly unreleased Windows 2000 betas (neither in the MCB nor on the BA FTP). Build numbers (taken from NTOSKRNL.EXE) are the following
  • Server(?) Build 1835
  • Server Build 1964
  • Professional Build 1965
  • Professional Build 1969
  • Professional Build 1994
  • Professional Build 2020
  • Professional Build 2151
I can't really believe that these are all unreleased versions, but I'll uploading them to BA anyway. Anyone knows if they are legit?

I'll check Windows 95, 98 and ME next...

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Darkstar wrote:
I might be on to something here. I just browsed through the collection and found a few possibly unreleased Windows 2000 betas (neither in the MCB nor on the BA FTP). Build numbers (taken from NTOSKRNL.EXE) are the following
  • Server(?) Build 1835
  • Server Build 1964
  • Professional Build 1965
  • Professional Build 1969
  • Professional Build 1994
  • Professional Build 2020
  • Professional Build 2151
I can't really believe that these are all unreleased versions, but I'll uploading them to BA anyway. Anyone knows if they are legit?

I'll check Windows 95, 98 and ME next...

I'm pretty sure someone at #RIS IRC told me that these are being processed just on SoftHistory. So I'm pretty sure these are legit. Anyway, a millinillion thanks go to you for offering, Darkstar! :)
Windows 95, 98, and ME builds would be nice. Also check NT 3.x and NT 4.0. Builds I'm on the look out for (9x):
-Chicago April '94 Beta (build unknown)
-Chicago/Win95 Build 177 (if it exists)
-Win95 Build 285
-Win95 Build 302
-Win95 Build 306
-Win95 Build 322
-Win95 Build 401
-Win95 OSR2 Build 1034
-Win95 OSR2 Build 1068
-Win95 OSR2 Build 1078
-Win95 OSR2 Build 1089
-Win95 (Memphis?) Build 1113
-Win95 (Memphis?) Build 1115
-Win95 OSR2.1 Build 1163
-Win95 OSR2.1 RC2 (build unknown)
-Win95 OSR2.5 beta (build unknown)
-Memphis Build 1410
-Memphis Build 1424
-Memphis Build 1425
-Win98 Build 1564
-Win98 Build 1588
-Win98 Build 1614
-Win98 Build 1633
-Win98 Build 1671
-Win98 Build 1677
-Win98 Build 1708
-Win98 Build 1720
-Win98 Build 1723(.4)
-Win98 Build 1998 RC5
-WinME Build 2358
-WinME Build 2363
-WinME Build 2368
-WinME Build 2429
-WinME Build 2465
And for NT:
-NT 3.5 Build 683 (full, not bootdisks)
-NT 3.51 Build 993
-NT 3.51 Build 1002
-NT 4.0 Build 1159
-NT 4.0 Build 1201
-NT 4.0 Build 1273
-NT 4.0 Build 1293
-NT 4.0 Build 1345
-NT 4.0 Build 1362
-NT 4.0 Build 1375
-NT 5.0 Build 1575
-NT 5.0 Build 1580
-NT 5.0 Build 1717
-NT 5.0 Build 1723
-NT 5.0 Build 1737
-NT 5.0 Build 1816
-NT 5.0 Build 1859
-NT 5.0 Build 1868
This list will grow but if you've got any of the above Darkstar, please share. ;)

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Can you elaborate a bit on the "not processed on BA" part? Do you mean they will not be accepted? If so, why?

Also, I cannot search for specific build numbers, I just check every folder with "beta" or "rc" or similar in it for the NTOSKRNL.exe file and use that as build number to post here. But I'll keep you updated

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I have just released a few Builds here: http://forum.softhistory.org/showthread.php?tid=62 . Enjoy!

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 PostPost subject: Re: SCiZE's warez BBS collection        Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:27 pm 
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Damn you beat me by a few hours... So you did already upload all that here? If not then I will ;-)

I have some of the other stuff that's been requested in this thread (and that's not been proven as existing leak) uploaded here (all in one zip file, ~160mb, because I was too lazy)

I will provide more stuff as I find it, that stuff is a lot to go through, especially since it's a little bit unsorted (some ISOs, some ZIPs and 7z files, some zipped ISOs, some collections with filelists and some without) so a lot of digging required

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@darkstar: I'll posts the list tomorrow if you don't mind.

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I've checked the WIN3-X.ZIP archives and converted the TD0s inside, and discovered they were just Windows 3.00a which is available everywhere, so that's just covering old ground. His betas have mostly already been checked by me and others.

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Speak for yourself, I've checked Office 97 (Technical Beta build 3319) and it's fresh material. I've found a crapload of new builds that didn't have "beta" or "prerelease" written all over them, latest example being Windows 3.0 RC6. Everything is worth checking out (as long as you have the time and will to do it), even if it turns out to be nothing of value. Every now and then and nice little gem pops up and it's a nice reward if you ask me.

Doom Alpha is the April alpha that is available online, Merlin build 14 is actually 8.239 which is already leaked, MS-DOS 6 Demo is build 0015 bootdisk, DOS5-X is the same old 333.

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