||30/11/2003 (+360 days)
This build features the first WIM installer, it is very basic but does function.
It copies the contents of install.wim
to the hard drive and then after the reboot it runs through the hardware installation and OOBE.
During the second stage you only see Please Wait...
and you must wait at this screen, after the setup is complete, it starts the OOBE, you only need to create a user it then loads the desktop and you can use this build.
The theme is the same as Milestone 3, even the background, while is this a Milestone 4 build, Luna and Classic can still be enabled.
There are no additional applications included.
It does not come with Media Center or Tablet PC.
This build includes the MyTVapp, it is an application for recording and watching TV.
It application is a Avalon container which is opened in Internet Explorer.
Start Page Launcher
Download the Start Page Launcher made by Stanimir Stoyanov: http://www.thecollectionbook.info/downloads/WinLonghornStartPageLauncher.zip
To run it locally name your machine SHELLTEST
and create a folder on your C:\
drive called scratch
with a folder inside it called ewad
In that folder place the OOBE.XML
provided or add your own lines to it.
Share the folder scratch
Now just run StartPage.exe
You need to partition before installation, since this build does can't partition during the setup. http://www.thecollectionbook.info/information/install_partitioning/ (Step 1 to 11)
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