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 PostPost subject: Extremely Rare Windows 95 Build 347 Disc Found?        Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:46 am 
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Found this on Ebay for $950. Says its extremely rare. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Microsoft-Windo ... 1932820337


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 PostPost subject: Re: Extremely Rare Windows 95 Build 347 Disc Found?        Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:48 am 
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Heres the description of the disc.

In the early 90’s I worked for MS providing technical support for DOS, Windows 3.1, and Windows 95 (See third Pic – I’m holding the bottom of the Windows 95 Box). We would receive beta and unsupported copies of software media which was provided to us for testing and training purposes. I still have a few of these which have been sitting in my office for years and they are now being made available for the first time.

This is a Microsoft Internal CDROM of Windows 95 BETA Final Release Build 347 with the SDK. The disk is in pristine condition without any scratches or other blemishes.


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 PostPost subject: Re: Extremely Rare Windows 95 Build 347 Disc Found?        Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:42 am 
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But $950? That's a complete ripoff. DO NOT BUY IT!!!!

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 PostPost subject: Re: Extremely Rare Windows 95 Build 347 Disc Found?        Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:40 am 
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 PostPost subject: Re: Extremely Rare Windows 95 Build 347 Disc Found?        Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:13 am 
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I'm pretty sure this disc is already on FTP with scans and MDF dumps... I could be wrong though, and media is nice to have.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Extremely Rare Windows 95 Build 347 Disc Found?        Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:47 am 
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The FTP has a couple 347 builds, even one called "SDK Kit", I guess that's the one. Can't be that rare then ;-)

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 PostPost subject: Re: Extremely Rare Windows 95 Build 347 Disc Found?        Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:14 pm 
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347, aka Beta 3, was probably the most common beta build of Windows 95, as it was widely distributed before the final enhancements and fixes were made for the release. CDs of it pop-up quite often on ebay, and as darkstar said, we have several such discs anyway, so it's hardly rare.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Extremely Rare Windows 95 Build 347 Disc Found?        Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:28 pm 
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