Windows Whistler RC 2

edited February 27 in Product Comments

Windows Whistler RC 2

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  • Cool! Now you can post comments!

  • New Serial for Microsoft Windows XP (''Whistler'' 5.1.2535.0 Professional RC2)
    DW3CF-D7KYR-KMR6C-3X7FX-T8CVM

  • Just a ran across a post that I've found a while ago about the status of XP - "Windows XP SP3 was released on April 21, 2008. Therefore, it does not meet the 10-year-old requirement. As was stated above, it won't be abandonware until April 21, 2018." - It's the 9th of May 2018 today, lemme guess, it's well and truly abandonware now right ? I know POSready 2009 is in extended support till 2019, but it's Windows Embedded, which is"cosmetically" a different branch of Windows. Are you guys still firmly against putting Final XP copies as of today ? Buying XP on ebay today is like buying floppies of Windows 3.1 on ebay. They're both ancient products. Sorry, not being a prick, just been waiting this long to finally see it become abandonware, and can't contain the excitement :)

  • edited May 9

    @basic86 said:
    Just a ran across a post that I've found a while ago about the status of XP - "Windows XP SP3 was released on April 21, 2008. Therefore, it does not meet the 10-year-old requirement. As was stated above, it won't be abandonware until April 21, 2018." - It's the 9th of May 2018 today, lemme guess, it's well and truly abandonware now right ? I know POSready 2009 is in extended support till 2019, but it's Windows Embedded, which is"cosmetically" a different branch of Windows. Are you guys still firmly against putting Final XP copies as of today ? Buying XP on ebay today is like buying floppies of Windows 3.1 on ebay. They're both ancient products. Sorry, not being a prick, just been waiting this long to finally see it become abandonware, and can't contain the excitement :)

    It still is not going to be added because there are still incarnations still supported. POSReady is based on XP SP3. 4.36% of computers still use Windows XP, so it's still not in danger of being rare. It's not going to be abandonware for a while, period.

  • I think the theme of regular Whistler releases is better. Whistler Version: 2410. :)

  • XP, I believe should be abandonware sometime soon, 2020 most likely; just 2 more years! I downloaded XP (most likely not legal) and installed it on a HP Pavilion 512n. I wanted to restore the PC to the original "off the shelf" feel. I used SP3 though, and the PC was brand new in 2001. Tremendously slow. is it abandonware? maybe. Offices, ATMs, and Factories use XP; mainly due to cost or possible compatibility issues. I think we should have XP and/or Vista... that'd be fun. :/

  • The staff will decide if/when Windows XP can be offered. This post explains why.

  • edited May 17

    @Captcha said:
    I think we should have XP and/or Vista... that'd be fun. :/

    If you want to see them, check BetaArchive

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