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List of Windows Versions

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I stumbled upon a .txt file on the internet containing a very long compilation of versions of Windows. The following is a section of that file beginning at Version 0.99 and ending at Windows for Workgroups 3.11.412

Microsoft Windows Client Operating Systems v8.5.4.4048 By Matthew Smith August 18th, 2012
Winmain + Updates and Hotfixes
*Many Builds Are Subject To Change Due To Various Sources
**Release Dates Are Dates The Builds Have Been Compiled/Released To Manufacturer.
***For More Info Contact Me At My MSN / Email: MatthewSmith9999@hotmail.com
===========================================================================================================================
Microsoft Windows 1.x (Currently 14 Builds Listed) Release Date
===========================================================================================================================
Microsoft Windows 0.99 GUI March 1983
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Developer Release 1 November 1983
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Developer Release 2 1984
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Developer Release 3 1984
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Developer Release 4 1984
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Developer Release 5 October 31st, 1984
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Alpha January 31st, 1985
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Premiere Edition Beta May 1st, 1985
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Premiere Edition August 17th, 1985
Microsoft Windows 1.01 November 14th, 1985
Microsoft Windows 1.02 January 15th, 1986
Microsoft Windows 1.03 August 24th, 1986
Microsoft Windows 1.03 Device Driver Library Volume 1 January 1987
Microsoft Windows 1.04 April 8th, 1987
===========================================================================================================================
Microsoft Windows 2.x (Currently 10 Builds Listed) Release Date
===========================================================================================================================
Microsoft Windows 2.00 For 286 1987
Microsoft Windows 2.00 For 386 1987
Microsoft Windows 2.03 For 286 November 17th, 1987
Microsoft Windows 2.03 For 386 August 12th, 1988
Microsoft Windows 2.03d For 286 1987
Microsoft Windows 2.03d For 386 1987
Microsoft Windows 2.10 For 286 September 7th, 1988
Microsoft Windows 2.10 For 386 September 7th, 1988
Microsoft Windows 2.11 For 286 March 13th, 1989
Microsoft Windows 2.11 For 386 March 13th, 1989
===========================================================================================================================
Microsoft Windows 3.x (Currently 59 Builds Listed) Release Date
===========================================================================================================================
Microsoft Windows 3.00 May 1st, 1990
Microsoft Windows 3.00a October 31st, 1990
Microsoft Windows 3.00a Multimedia Extenions 1.0 October 20th, 1991
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.026 Beta 1 April 5th, 1991
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.033 Beta 1 1991
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.034e Beta 1 June 7th, 1991
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.040 Beta 1 1991
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.043 Beta 2 1991
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.043e Beta 2 1991
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.046 Beta 1991
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.048 Beta 1991
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.058 Beta 3 1991
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.060 Beta 1991
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.061 Final Beta December 1991
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.061d Final Beta December 17th, 1991
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.066 Release Candidate December 1991
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.067 Release Candidate December 1991
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.068 Release Candidate February 3rd, 1992
Microsoft Windows 3.10.069 Pre-Release March 2nd, 1992
Microsoft Windows 3.10.070 Pre-Release 1992
Microsoft Windows 3.10.071 Pre-Release 1992
Microsoft Windows 3.10.077 Pre-Release 1992
Microsoft Windows 3.10.078 Pre-Release 1992
Microsoft Windows 3.10.101 Release Candidate 1 1992
Microsoft Windows 3.10.102 Release Candidate 2 1992
Microsoft Windows 3.10.103 RTM March 10th, 1992
Microsoft Windows 3.10.104 RTM Upgrade Edition April 6th, 1992
Microsoft Windows 3.10.105 Vietnamese OEM 1992
Microsoft Windows 3.10.106 Vietnamese OEM August 1992
Microsoft Windows 3.10.122 Korean Beta 1 1993
Microsoft Windows 3.10.123 Pan-Chinese Beta 1993
Microsoft Windows 3.10.142 Chinese Pre-RTM May 1993
Microsoft Windows 3.10.145 Korean Beta 2 May 1993
Microsoft Windows 3.10.151 Traditional Chinese RTM May 26th, 1993
Microsoft Windows 3.10.153 International SR-1 RTM 1993
Microsoft Windows 3.10.157 Japanese SR-1 Release Candidate 1 1993
Microsoft Windows 3.10.158 Korean SR-1 RTM June 14th, 1993
Microsoft Windows 3.10.160 Japanese SR-1 RTM 1993
Microsoft Windows 3.10.161 Japanese SR-2 RTM 1993
Microsoft Windows 3.10.165 RTM 1993
Microsoft Windows 3.11.002 RTM December 31st, 1993
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.025 Currently Unknown
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.050 Currently Unknown
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.059 Currently Unknown
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.060 Currently Unknown
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.070 Currently Unknown
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.188 Currently Unknown
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.251 Currently Unknown
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.275 Currently Unknown
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.300 Currently Unknown
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.409 Beta 3 October 1993
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.410 Beta 3 October 1993
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.411 Beta 3 1993
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.411 Release Candidate 1993
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.412 RTM 1993
Microsoft Windows 3.12 December 31st, 1993
Microsoft Windows 3.20.153 Simplified Chinese RTM November 10th, 1994
Microsoft Windows 3.22 Chinese 1994
Microsoft Windows 3.30.166 Korean OEM 1994
===========================================================================================================================
Microsoft Windows 3.1x For Workgroups (Currently 7 Builds Listed) Release Date
===========================================================================================================================
Microsoft Windows 3.10.2.001 For Workgroups Alpha 1992
Microsoft Windows 3.10.2.014e For Workgroups Beta 2 June 30th, 1992
Microsoft Windows 3.10.2.102 For Workgroups RTM October 1st, 1992
Microsoft Windows 3.11.300 For Workgroups Beta October 1993
Microsoft Windows 3.11.409 For Workgroups Beta 2 October 13th, 1993
Microsoft Windows 3.11.411 For Workgroups Beta 3 October 21st, 1993
Microsoft Windows 3.11.412 For Workgroups RTM November 1st, 1993
===========================================================================================================================

I don't know how accurate this list is as the date on the file is August 2012. I have also attempted to email the individual at the address above but have not received any response. Here is the URL to the file.
https://www.techpowerup.com/forums/atta ... txt.48158/
Any additional info will be appreciated!

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Re: List of Windows Versions

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Ventline wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:08 am
I don't know how accurate this list is as the date on the file is August 2012.
It's not. Full of fake or straight out mythical builds, such as Windows 0.99, Windows 3.22 and Windows 3.30.

You might want to check BetaWiki or BA wiki for more accurate build lists.
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Re: List of Windows Versions

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My list for major Windows 1.0 pre-release builds (a lot of guess work):

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Development Release #1      - 05/29/1984
Development Release #2      - 06/25/1984
Development Release #3      - 07/??/1984
Development Release #4      - 09/06/1984
Development Release #5      - 10/31/1984
Alpha Release               - 01/31/1985
Beta Release                - 05/08/1985
Preliminary Version 0.5     - 06/04/1985
Premiere Edition            - 07/30/1985
1.xx                        - 09/03/1985 (when Microsoft compiled it)
1985-10-28 RC               - 10/28/1985
Retail Beta Release 1.00.09 - 11/04/1985
RTM                         - 11/15/1985

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Re: List of Windows Versions

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@Ventline, Developer Release 1 was compiled in May 1984, not in 1983, and Windows 0.99 is pretty known fake. There are also missing some pre-release versions of Windows 3.0.
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This is very old list. The list is only partially correct

Microsoft Windows 0.99 GUI March 1983 //fake
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Developer Release 1 November 1983 //unleaked, date ~May 1984
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Developer Release 2 1984 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Developer Release 3 1984 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Developer Release 4 1984 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Developer Release 5 October 31st, 1984 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Alpha January 31st, 1985 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Premiere Edition Beta May 1st, 1985 //unknown
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Premiere Edition August 17th, 1985 //leaked, date 07-1985, version DON'T "1.00"
Microsoft Windows 1.01 November 14th, 1985 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 1.02 January 15th, 1986 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 1.03 August 24th, 1986 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 1.03 Device Driver Library Volume 1 January 1987 //leaked(?)
Microsoft Windows 1.04 April 8th, 1987 //leaked


Microsoft Windows 2.00 For 286 1987 //Only a few beta-versions confirmed, unleaked
Microsoft Windows 2.00 For 386 1987 //Only a few beta-versions confirmed, unleaked
Microsoft Windows 2.03 For 286 November 17th, 1987 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 2.03 For 386 August 12th, 1988 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 2.03d For 286 1987 //unknown
Microsoft Windows 2.03d For 386 1987 //unknown
Microsoft Windows 2.10 For 286 September 7th, 1988 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 2.10 For 386 September 7th, 1988 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 2.11 For 286 March 13th, 1989 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 2.11 For 386 March 13th, 1989 //leaked


Microsoft Windows 3.00 May 1st, 1990 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.00a October 31st, 1990 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.00a Multimedia Extenions 1.0 October 20th, 1991 //leaked
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.026 Beta 1 April 5th, 1991 //leaked
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.033 Beta 1 1991 //unleaked, MS-DOS Executive from 034e has this build string
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.034e Beta 1 June 7th, 1991 //incomplete leaked
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.040 Beta 1 1991 //unconfirned version string from SETUP.INF late builds of Win3.xx
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.043 Beta 2 1991 //unleaked
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.043e Beta 2 1991 //leaked
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.046 Beta 1991 //unleaked
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.048 Beta 1991 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.058 Beta 3 1991 //unleaked, also exist unconfirned screenshot
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.060 Beta 1991 //unleaked
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.061 Final Beta December 1991 //unleaked
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.061d Final Beta December 17th, 1991 //leaked
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.066 Release Candidate December 1991 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.067 Release Candidate December 1991 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.068 Release Candidate February 3rd, 1992 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.10.069 Pre-Release March 2nd, 1992 //unleaked
Microsoft Windows 3.10.070 Pre-Release 1992 //unleaked
Microsoft Windows 3.10.071 Pre-Release 1992 //unleaked
Microsoft Windows 3.10.077 Pre-Release 1992 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows 3.10.078 Pre-Release 1992 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows 3.10.101 Release Candidate 1 1992 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.10.102 Release Candidate 2 1992 //RC2 exist, unleaked; build number unknown
Microsoft Windows 3.10.103 RTM March 10th, 1992 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.10.104 RTM Upgrade Edition April 6th, 1992 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.10.105 Vietnamese OEM 1992 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows 3.10.106 Vietnamese OEM August 1992 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows 3.10.122 Korean Beta 1 1993 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows 3.10.123 Pan-Chinese Beta 1993 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows 3.10.142 Chinese Pre-RTM May 1993 //unconfirmed, build 141 leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.10.145 Korean Beta 2 May 1993 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows 3.10.151 Traditional Chinese RTM May 26th, 1993 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.10.153 International SR-1 RTM 1993 //leaked Simpl. Chinese and Japanese
Microsoft Windows 3.10.157 Japanese SR-1 Release Candidate 1 1993 //Unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows 3.10.158 Korean SR-1 RTM June 14th, 1993 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.10.160 Japanese SR-1 RTM 1993 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.10.161 Japanese SR-2 RTM 1993 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.10.165 RTM 1993 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.11.002 RTM December 31st, 1993 //leaked
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.025 Currently Unknown //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.050 Currently Unknown //unconfimed
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.059 Currently Unknown //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.060 Currently Unknown //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.070 Currently Unknown //WfW August 1993 Beta, leaked
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.188 Currently Unknown //unxonfirmed
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.251 Currently Unknown //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.275 Currently Unknown //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.300 Currently Unknown //leaked
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.409 Beta 3 October 1993 //mislabeled WfW 3.11.300 RC (13-10-1993)
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.410 Beta 3 October 1993 //unknown
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.411 Beta 3 1993 //mislabeled WfW 3.11.300 RC (13-10-1993)
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.411 Release Candidate 1993 //mislabeled WfW 3.11.300 RC (21-10-1993)
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.412 RTM 1993 //mislabeled WfW 3.11.300 RTM
Microsoft Windows 3.12 December 31st, 1993 //fake
Microsoft Windows 3.20.153 Simplified Chinese RTM November 10th, 1994 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.22 Chinese 1994 //fake
Microsoft Windows 3.30.166 Korean OEM 1994 //fake

Microsoft Windows 3.10.2.001 For Workgroups Alpha 1992 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows 3.10.2.014e For Workgroups Beta 2 June 30th, 1992 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.10.2.102 For Workgroups RTM October 1st, 1992 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.11.300 For Workgroups Beta October 1993 //leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.11.409 For Workgroups Beta 2 October 13th, 1993 //mislabel 3.11.300 RC (13-10-1993)
Microsoft Windows 3.11.411 For Workgroups Beta 3 October 21st, 1993 //mislabel 3.11.300 RC (21-10-1993)
Microsoft Windows 3.11.412 For Workgroups RTM November 1st, 1993 //mislabel 3.11.300 RTM

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This just looks like the same old crap list that's been floating around these parts for over a decade now.

tl;dr it's largely junk.
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There is more info in this list including Windows NT, Windows 9x and beyond. I will post something in each of their respective sections to fine tune the list. Most of these versions are either fake, unconfirmed or mislabels.

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German wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:39 am
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Developer Release 2 1984 //unconfirmed
The existence of Developer Release 2 was recently confirmed. It was apparently compiled in the end of June 1984.

German wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:39 am
Microsoft Windows 1.00 Premiere Edition Beta May 1st, 1985 //unknown
That was probably meant to be "Beta Release", which was leaked.

German wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:39 am
Microsoft Windows 2.03d For 286 1987 //unknown
Microsoft Windows 2.03d For 386 1987 //unknown

Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.048 Beta 1991 //unconfirmed

Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.066 Release Candidate December 1991 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows Janus 3.10.067 Release Candidate December 1991 //unconfirmed

Microsoft Windows 3.10.077 Pre-Release 1992 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows 3.10.078 Pre-Release 1992 //unconfirmed

Microsoft Windows 3.10.122 Korean Beta 1 1993 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows 3.10.123 Pan-Chinese Beta 1993 //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows 3.10.142 Chinese Pre-RTM May 1993 //unconfirmed, build 141 leaked
Microsoft Windows 3.10.145 Korean Beta 2 May 1993 //unconfirmed

Microsoft Windows 3.10.157 Japanese SR-1 Release Candidate 1 1993 //Unconfirmed

Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.025 Currently Unknown //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.050 Currently Unknown //unconfimed
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.059 Currently Unknown //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.060 Currently Unknown //unconfirmed

Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.188 Currently Unknown //unxonfirmed
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.251 Currently Unknown //unconfirmed
Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.275 Currently Unknown //unconfirmed

Microsoft Windows Snowball 3.11.410 Beta 3 October 1993 //unknown

Microsoft Windows 3.10.2.001 For Workgroups Alpha 1992 //unconfirmed
These builds never existed.
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These builds never existed.
Some of them, sure. But quite a few of them (the two 2.03's, the three 3.10 English builds, 3.10.123 and 3.10.142 Chinese, the four 3.11.0xx Snowball (Windows for Workgroups 3.11), and Windows for Workgroups 3.10.2.001) are not that implausible, and might as well have existed, as for that 3.11.410 Beta 3 from October 1993, that not only existed but we have it, it's just actually 3.11.300 (3.11.410 came from FAX.CPL, I believe).
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