Microsoft Windows Me, 4.90.2452.0


General information
File format
  • Compact Disc
Bootable No
Architecture x86
  • English

Install information
Full buildtag 4.90.2452.0
BIOS date 21/01/2000
Timebomb 15/08/2000 (+208 days)
Product Key RBDC9-VTRC8-D7972-J97JY-PRVMG


This build changes more in look then the previous builds.
During Setup the ''Billboards'' are changed around and some new ones are added, every 5% there is a new one, in the final stage of the setup you notice a lighter gray and blue gradient dialog box and after setup you notice why.
This build removes the old greenish Windows 95/98 background for the Windows 2000 Blue one and lighter gray and blue gradient tops.

In the Control Panel there is now also Scheduled Tasks and some applets were moved do due a rename and some got a new icon.
Update Settings as it is now called is no longer a HTML application.
Also in the Explorer View the C:\ drive root view is also hidden with the gear picture.

MSN Messenger Service is upgraded to version 2.1 as well as System Information to Version 6.0 and is now included in the Help and Support which takes a lot of time to build up for use the first time.
System Restore has some cosmetic work done, removing the brownish to clouds.

New to Windows is the Movie Maker codenamed MEDIAPAD (the executable is also named that way), build 1200.


MD5: 0AC2913243E22EB7B374E935CC2B9409


If you use Microsoft Virtual PC (which is recommended for older Windows Operating Systems) make sure you upgrade from Microsoft Windows 98 or a previous Microsoft Windows ME build (such as 4.90.2394.0).
This is because the installation doesn't install the correct Display Driver and VMAdditions and/or S3 Display Drivers don't work.

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