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 PostPost subject: [OFFER] Windows nt 4.0 workstation 1-2 process edition        Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:59 pm 
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 PostPost subject: Re: [OFFER] Windows nt 4.0 workstation 1-2 process edition        Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:22 pm 
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I think we already have this title, but it's difficult to say without a photo or scan of the disc.

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 PostPost subject: Re: [OFFER] Windows nt 4.0 workstation 1-2 process edition        Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:21 pm 
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Correct me if I'm wrong but licensing wise I never thought NT 4.0 Workstation allowed 2-way SMP on IA32. I typically use Windows 2000 Professional SP4 for this specific reason (2 socket support)

I remember the server edition of NT 4.0 does support 4-way SMP (Enterprise 4, Server 2 socket). Even though the kernel when under ACPI mode supports either uniprocessor and multiprocessor images to be loaded, under the more common at the time APM standard (90's era Energy Star) I never saw any x86 machine with two CPUs. My first experience with an SMP system was a Sun Ultra Enterprise 2 followed by a Compaq Proliant 8500 with a 4-way 550MHz Pentium III (Xeon) which ran Windows 2000 Datacenter. Back then RISC dominated SMP as Intel was still playing catch-up. SMP was/is tied to the edition which is directed by the SKU associated with the serial / cd-key. The bootldr is set to uni/multi based on the installer, but itself doesn't check the licensing since that's a wininit derived routine.

Microsoft changed its licensing to per-core last year with Server 2016, but historically gimped the releases based on the sale price since the architecture is the same regardless of the configuration. The notable thing to remember is that PAE (PSE36 according to Wikipedia) and SMP were premium features and in the case of NT 4.0 only came with SP3 according to the editions section, which clearly states the change affected server editions only.


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