Windows 2.9?

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Windows 2.9?

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HI!!
I found on an FTP site a Windows 2.9 Beta (or so called).
I want to know if it's a REAL beta or a Hexedited Windows 3.0
Thanks!
Here's the link!
http://frozenport.com/Personal/MyPrivat ... 20BETA.rar
Thanks!

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Post by Bender »

Its fake, made by air101. I think its a hacked Windows 3.0.
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Post by Chicago »

OH!
How bad.
Well, I'm starting to extend my operating system collection, and this one won't pass the test!
Next!!
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A hacked OS is still an OS...
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Post by mdogg »

It's just been modified. But if your collection is only made up of genuine versions then this won't do.
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Post by betamaster »

This is only modiffication of Windows 3.00a and this is not stability.

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I downloaded and installed this modified build a year or two ago and couldn't find any differences, other than the 2.9 beta branding and version numbers is misc places in the OS. How does 2.9 differ from Windows 3.0 or 3.0a?
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Post by empireum »

4tified wrote:I downloaded and installed this modified build a year or two ago and couldn't find any differences, other than the 2.9 beta branding and version numbers is misc places in the OS. How does 2.9 differ from Windows 3.0 or 3.0a?
2.9 is just a hacked 3.00 build. So, it's essentially the same.

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Re: Windows 2.9?

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Yes it is a well-known hack.
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But I can't install it...
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-Why do you call this software "beta"?
-Because it is better than nothing. :-)

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Re: Windows 2.9?

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nice bumping for nothing

same for other 2 threads you bumped
maybe it was leaves...

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Re: Windows 2.9?

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maybe can be some kind of people sign up just for ftp and this is the result.
look the time of last post: Sun Sep 16, 2007 8:16 am
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Re: Windows 2.9?

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Microsoft Windows 2.9 is a modified version of Microsoft Windows 3.0 which as a result of the different major version number is to some extent incomptaible with some software that is real-mode-dependent.

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Please don't reply to bumps like this. Locked.

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