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6.0.3663.0.Lab06_N.020728-1728

28-07-2002

Private Leak

This is the very first build of Longhorn of which screenshots exist. This build still looks a lot like Windows XP / Server 2003 as it is an extremely early buil... Read more →

6.0.3670.0.Lab06_N.020819-1749

19-08-2002

Private Leak

This build is not much newer than 3663 and still not much of the UI had been changed at this time. One of the screenshots shows the all new device manager that ... Read more →

6.0.3683.0.Lab06_N.020923-1821

23-09-2002

Public Leak

Build 3683 was the first Codename “Longhorn” build to leak publicly on the internet when it leaked on 20th October 2002 as an x86 Professional compile by th... Read more →

6.0.3706.0.Lab06_N.021029-1731

29-10-2002

Public Leak

Build 3706 was leaked on 22nd May 2006 as an x86 Professional compile. It is one of only a few builds that are confirmed to contain a working start page. The ... Read more →

6.0.3708.0.Lab06_N.021108-1847

08-11-2002

Private Leak

There really isn't any important information about this build other than that it still uses the older wallpaper as found in build 3683.

6.0.3713.0.Lab06_N.021113-1841

13-11-2002

Public Leak

This build has been leaked on BetaArchive as an x86 Professional compile. This is the first leaked build to feature a new taskbar that really functione... Read more →

6.0.3718.0.Lab06_N.021119-1730

19-11-2002

Public Leak

Longhorn build 3718 was leaked as an x86 Professional compile on April 30, 2004. The build features a Desktop Composition Engine, much more workable than the... Read more →
3750

6.0.3750.0.private/lab06_dev_ux(thomasj).021128-1402

28-11-2002

Private Leak

Supposedly, one of the last builds compiled in the 3000-range. The build tag suggests this build was privately compiled by developer Thomas J.

6.0.4030.0.Lab06_n.030630-1724

30-06-2003

Private Leak

4030-02

6.0.4030.0.Lab06_n.030702-1727

02-07-2003

Private Leak

Second known 4030 compile, built three days after the first known 4030 build from Lab06.
4032

6.0.4032.0.Lab06_n.030710-1709

10-07-2003

Private Leak

6.0.4039.0.Lab06_n.030827-1717

27-08-2003

Public Leak

This build leaked at 22 August 2007 and was the first leaked image to use a system in which the complete setup is contained inside the install.wim file. This... Read more →

6.0.4042.0.Lab06_N.030909-1709

09-09-2003

Public Leak

This build's setup introduces a clock timer and the well known step indicators (1,2,3) that are still present in Windows setup today. The build itself showcases... Read more →

6.0.4044.0.Lab06_n.030915-1925

15-09-2003

PDC 2003

One screenshot of this particular build was shown at PDC 2003 during the Avalon Graphics and Media (Part 2): Using Graphics, Animation and Composition in Y... Read more →
4089-snap

6.0.4089.0.private/Snap_dev_ux(ntvbl06).040724-0614

24-07-2004

Documentation