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Did you know...
  • ...that you can't create a folder called CON, PRN, AUX, NUL, COM0, COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4, COM5, COM6, COM7, COM8, COM9, LPT0, LPT1, LPT2, LPT3, LPT4, LPT5, LPT6, LPT7, LPT8, and LPT9 anywhere on any Windows version?
  • ...that there could be a planned Personal edition of Windows 2000, because Windows Server 2003 build 2462 included login banners for the edition?
  • ...that photos can be stacked by camera models in Windows Vista to view all photos that were taken with a specific camera?
  • ...that in Windows Longhorn build 4042 folders exist with names from both the XP-style 'My' name and the Vista-style name which dropped the 'My'?
  • ...that Microsoft's first Press Kit contained a Squeegee (window washer) and a wash cloth to announce Windows 1.0?
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