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 PostPost subject: 'Windows XP Personal' in winnt.exe        Posted: Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:44 pm 
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When installing Windows XP Home Edition on PCem, i used a bootdisk from Windows ME to start winnt.exe to start the Windows XP setup from a DOS prompt as PCem wouldn't boot off my XP CD. (I found XP boot disks eventually) It failed, and I noticed instead of 'Windows XP Home Edition Setup' it said 'Windows XP Personal Setup'.

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I wonder why M$ didn't change it?

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 PostPost subject: Re: 'Windows XP Personal' in winnt.exe        Posted: Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:13 pm 
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I don't think MS expected the average home user to see that screen, so they probably never bothered to change it.

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 PostPost subject: Re: 'Windows XP Personal' in winnt.exe        Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:24 am 
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There's already plenty of topics like these, and the answer is always the same - it's leftover branding from the days before the final branding was put in place. Microsoft either didn't bother changing every single string or they simply overlooked it.

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 PostPost subject: Re: 'Windows XP Personal' in winnt.exe        Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:52 pm 
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Overdoze wrote:
There's already plenty of topics like these, and the answer is always the same - it's leftover branding from the days before the final branding was put in place. Microsoft either didn't bother changing every single string or they simply overlooked it.


Maybe M$ doesn't know about the "find and replace" function *hehe*

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 PostPost subject: Re: 'Windows XP Personal' in winnt.exe        Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:29 pm 
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Zacchi4k wrote:
Overdoze wrote:
There's already plenty of topics like these, and the answer is always the same - it's leftover branding from the days before the final branding was put in place. Microsoft either didn't bother changing every single string or they simply overlooked it.


Maybe M$ doesn't know about the "find and replace" function *hehe*

Find and replace is pretty slow in a 45 million lines source code repository.

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 PostPost subject: Re: 'Windows XP Personal' in winnt.exe        Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:25 pm 
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