Windows Whistler Beta 1

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  • @JonathonWyble said:

    @BetaTester24 said:
    I wonder if Windows Whistler Build 2415 is available anywhere, I want to test this build because I want to see the Windows XP Start button with the old Windows logo.

    2415 is an unleaked build for Windows Whistler/XP. Sorry :/

    I know. Just wnated to see if the unleaked build is available here.

  • @BetaTester24 said:

    @JonathonWyble said:

    @BetaTester24 said:
    I wonder if Windows Whistler Build 2415 is available anywhere, I want to test this build because I want to see the Windows XP Start button with the old Windows logo.

    2415 is an unleaked build for Windows Whistler/XP. Sorry :/

    I know. Just wnated to see if the unleaked build is available here.

    Of course that Whistler build would not be available on WinWorld, because it never actually existed, well, it did, but it's never been leaked before. Not even BetaArchive's FTP has Whistler build 2415. It was just a build for Windows XP shown in a demo ran by Microsoft in 2001. You can actually find more info about this build on this BetaWiki article.

  • @JonathonWyble said:

    @BetaTester24 said:

    @JonathonWyble said:

    @BetaTester24 said:
    I wonder if Windows Whistler Build 2415 is available anywhere, I want to test this build because I want to see the Windows XP Start button with the old Windows logo.

    2415 is an unleaked build for Windows Whistler/XP. Sorry :/

    I know. Just wnated to see if the unleaked build is available here.

    Of course that Whistler build would not be available on WinWorld, because it never actually existed, well, it did, but it's never been leaked before. Not even BetaArchive's FTP has Whistler build 2415. It was just a build for Windows XP shown in a demo ran by Microsoft in 2001. You can actually find more info about this build on this BetaWiki article.

    Alright, I already read that BetaWiki article. So now, case closed. Please do not reply anymore.

  • Whistler 2428 is a Beta 2 build, and it should be at the Beta 2 section.

  • @BF10 said:

    @winworld98 said:
    help i keep getting a fatal error when i install builds after 2296 the error is about product catalogs not installing or something
    i can easily boot 2296 btw

    You need to set the BIOS date before installing to 2000-10-25

    IIRC 2296 can boot on current date.

  • @winworld98 said:
    help i keep getting a fatal error when i install builds after 2296 the error is about product catalogs not installing or something
    i can easily boot 2296 btw

    That's some weird stuff going on with these Whistlers. I had the same issue with both PCem and VirtualBox with BIOS date set correctly, but VMware worked.

  • Could someone help me?
    Ive tried getting rid of the timebomb in build 2428
    but ive no luck i tried with tweak nt and antiwpa,
    but antiwpa just crashes the machine while
    tweak nt does nothing

  • edited February 2020

    Windows Whistler 5.1.2428.1 not working in VirtualBox, but in VMware, it working. Because in VirtualBox doesn't have BIOS and Windows Whisler said "Your BIOS doesn't set a date and time correctly to install Windows" but VMware have PhoenixBIOS to install Windows! I think we need to set date and time in BIOS to 2000-10-25 to install!!

  • edited May 2020

    @Cubi Giabinh said:
    Windows Whistler 5.1.2428.1 not working in VirtualBox, but in VMware, it working. Because in VirtualBox doesn't have BIOS and Windows Whisler said "Your BIOS doesn't set a date and time correctly to install Windows" but VMware have PhoenixBIOS to install Windows! I think we need to set date and time in BIOS to 2000-10-25 to install!!

    Hmm... you need download dos bootdisk :wink: type:date (your date)

  • clicking it with mouse during setup froze it. so I just stuck with tab and enter for now. (5.1.2296.1 Professional B1)
  • windows whistler build 2419 is not working even when I set the BIOS date to the correct time.
  • Builds 2410, 2416 and 2419 are Pre-Beta 2 builds.
  • Windows Whistler 5.1.2296.1 WinPE B1 is helpful. I just need a bootable pre-installation environment image based on NT5.x without installers, being used to modify system files and install some operating systems, and it's nice that it is an official version. However, it started up so slow on the PCem. Maybe the performance of my computer with Intel I7-7700HQ CPU was not enough, or the problem was caused just by PCem or the disk image itself?
  • builds 2410, 2416 and 2419 are beta 2 builds
  • I found out the best one is B2-2419
  • edited May 2021
    Builds 2410, 2416 and 2419 are NOT beta 2 builds. They are categorized as post-beta 1 builds, meant to test the features planned for the Beta 2 build. They are intermediary builds and are treated as Beta 1 due to the fact that they are technically not beta 2. Anyone who says so is incorrect and has not done any research into the topic. Back when these builds were released, they could have been THE beta 2 build, but were not. As far as I'm aware, the actually first beta 2 build that was official was build 2462. Please check the sources on Betaarchive to find out what you're talking about before saying something.
  • @Cubi Giabinh Just modify the time of your physical PC to 2000
  • edited August 2021
    My vm is not installing this copy of windows whistler. What should I do? I changed the date & time too but it is not detecting my virtual hard disk.
  • does anyone have product key?


  • edited December 2021
    @Adarsh here are the product keys for Windows Whistler:

    Whistler build 2410: F6PGG-4YYDJ-3FF3T-R328P-3BXTG
    2000 RTM/Whistler build 2419: RBDC9-VTRC8-D7972-J97JY-PRVMG
    Whistler builds 2428-2454: DTWB2-VX8WY-FG8R3-X696T-66Y46
    Whistler builds 2457-2459 or 2462, 2481-2535: QB2BW-8PJ2D-9X7JK-BCCRT-D233Y
    Whistler builds 2463-2475: DW3CF-D7KYR-KMR6C-3X7FX-T8CVM
    Whistler build 2542: BX6HT-MDJKW-H2J4X-BX67W-TVVFG
  • I’m having a problem with build 2416. I’m trying to install it in VMware but I get stuck at the screen Setup is starting Windows Whistler. Is there any way to fix this??
  • @DIOXXXX
    Have you set the bios date to 5th January 2001?
  • @DIOXXXX
    I've not tried 2416 in VMware, but I have it running in 86Box without any problems.
  • edited January 17
    @jonirob I tried 2428 and onward in VMware with no problems. im not sure what’s up with 2416
  • when i try to install 2419 it says "setup failed to install the product catalogs" it's in the graphical portion of the setup. can anyone help?
  • @lunarstudio You realise that you have to change the BIOS date, right?
  • Install MS-Dos from the ISO: https://www.youtube.com/redirect?event=video_description&redir_token=QUFFLUhqa1p3b2kxMFc1aDhsX2kzNDNmR2NYUV9heGtnZ3xBQ3Jtc0tuSkdseGRMdjVTUk9zU0ZUVmZMb1dHdDhiLXJxYWFNOS1HSExsVVl2bzJTTkE4RWl0c0JHdTVDV3hVUjZuRWZtQ3pWdDd1V3RkN2t2ck01S3N4c01vdUx5X1l3Y2kydWhrQjdlR2dUdnJfbHB3WTFIcw&q=https://mega.nz/#!rUtVBTIb!aZ4ITDl3B0R573KHXoPjfQGSud3QglMpchPupfugp_c&v=h5uaTERSxj8. And place it in the virtual machine. Start the machine and issue the following command: date. Click enter and enter the date 01-05-2001. Turn off the machine, change the ISO to Windows Whistler and install it. And the Product-Key is this: Whistler build 2410: F6PGG-4YYDJ-3FF3T-R328P-3BXTG
    2000 RTM/Whistler build 2419: RBDC9-VTRC8-D7972-J97JY-PRVMG
    Whistler builds 2428-2454: DTWB2-VX8WY-FG8R3-X696T-66Y46
    Whistler builds 2457-2459 or 2462, 2481-2535: QB2BW-8PJ2D-9X7JK-BCCRT-D233Y
    Whistler builds 2463-2475: DW3CF-D7KYR-KMR6C-3X7FX-T8CVM
    Whistler build 2542: BX6HT-MDJKW-H2J4X-BX67W-TVVFG
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