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 PostPost subject: Can anybody help me figure out this Visual Studio disc?        Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:14 am 
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Hey all,

I've got this disc that looks like it is for Visual Studio 6.0 Enterprise Edition Service Pack 4, however, it has a very non-commercial looking label on it, and is marked "confidential." It originates from a game development studio that was working on an early game for the original Xbox. I don't know if it's a prerelease version, a weird one-off given to the studio, or maybe this is just how the service packs looked when they were distributed physically. Any clues on what this disc is?

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 PostPost subject: Re: Can anybody help me figure out this Visual Studio disc?        Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:16 am 
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If it has confidential written on it, it's most likely some kind of pre-release version or something else not distributed publicly. An interesting piece in any case. If you can try to install this to see how it looks like in action, you might learn more about it.

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 PostPost subject: Re: Can anybody help me figure out this Visual Studio disc?        Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:35 pm 
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Maybe you can upload this disc so we can take a look at the contents, it could be a prerelease SP4, or just an internal edition with additional tools etc. We have a couple of RTM confidential releases as well that doesn't differ much from the original retail copies.

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