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=== Windows 3.1x/9x ===
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===Windows 3.1x/9x===
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!width=15%|Final name
 
!width=15%|Final name
 
!Notes
 
!Notes
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|Janus
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|Windows 3.1, Windows 3.11, and Windows 3.2
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|Same codename as Windows NT 5.0/2000 64-bit.
 
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|Kato (Winball), Sparta (Jastro)
 
|Kato (Winball), Sparta (Jastro)
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|Windows for Workgroups 3.11
 
|Windows for Workgroups 3.11
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|Cougar
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|Windows for Workgroups 3.2
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|Same codename as Windows Small Business Server 2008
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|Project 9x
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|Windows 4.0
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|Windows 94
 
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|Detroit
 
|Detroit
 
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|Windows 95 OEM Service Release 2
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|Windows 95 Service Pack 2
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|Cleveland, Nashville
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|Windows 4.1
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|Windows 96
 
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|Nashville
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|ChiCairo
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|Windows 97
 
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|Internet Explorer 4
 
|''Cancelled Windows version''
 
 
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|Memphis
 
|Memphis
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|Windows 4.2
 
|Windows 98
 
|Windows 98
|The codename was the key to activating an easter egg in Windows 98:
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|Same codename as Windows 2000. The codename was the key to activating an easter egg in Windows 98:
 
* open the "Date and Time" control panel;
 
* open the "Date and Time" control panel;
 
* go to the "Timezone" page;
 
* go to the "Timezone" page;
 
* hold the Control key and drag a line with the mouse cursor from ''Memphis'', Egypt (or maybe Cairo - the map is too small to tell) to ''Memphis'', Tennessee. Still holding the Control key, drag another line from Memphis to Redmond, Washington;
 
* hold the Control key and drag a line with the mouse cursor from ''Memphis'', Egypt (or maybe Cairo - the map is too small to tell) to ''Memphis'', Tennessee. Still holding the Control key, drag another line from Memphis to Redmond, Washington;
 
* a window opens with the credits for Windows 98.
 
* a window opens with the credits for Windows 98.
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|-
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|Dolly
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|Windows 98 Second Edition
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|Windows 99
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|''Dolly'' refers to Dolly the Sheep, the first sheep to be cloned.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Millennium
 
|Millennium
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|Windows 4.9, Windows 4.99, Windows 100
 
|Windows Me
 
|Windows Me
 
|''Me'' stands for Millennium Edition
 
|''Me'' stands for Millennium Edition
 
|}
 
|}
  
=== Windows NT family ===
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===Windows NT family===
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{| border="1" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="0" style="margin: 0.5em 1em 0.5em 0; background: #f9f9f9; border: 1px #aaa solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size: 95%"
 
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!Notes
 
!Notes
 
|-
 
|-
|NT OS/2, OS/2 3.0, Portable OS/2, NTOS, Razzle
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|AXP
 
|
 
|
 
|Windows NT 3.1
 
|Windows NT 3.1
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|
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|-
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|Razzle
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|Windows NT for Workgroups 3.1, Windows NT for Workgroups 3.11
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|
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|-
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|NT OS/2
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|OS/2 3.0
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|Windows NT 3.11
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|
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|-
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|NT 3.2
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|
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|Windows NT 3.2
 
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|
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Daytona
 
|Daytona
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|Windows NT 3.5x
|Windows NT 3.5
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|Windows 3.5x
 
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|-
 
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|Never released.
 
|Never released.
 
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|SUR (Shell Update Release)
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|SUR (Shell Update Release), NT 96
 
|
 
|
 
|Windows NT 4.0
 
|Windows NT 4.0
|Microsoft originally planned for NT 4.0 to be just a simple "Shell Update Release" to integrate the Windows 95 GUI with Windows 3.51's kernel.
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|Microsoft originally planned for NT 4.0 to be just a simple "Shell Update Release" to integrate the Windows 96 GUI with Windows 3.51's kernel.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Wolfpack
 
|Wolfpack
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|-
 
|-
 
|Impala
 
|Impala
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|Windows NT 4.1
 
|Windows NT 4.0 Embedded
 
|Windows NT 4.0 Embedded
 
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|
 
|-
 
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|Memphis NT
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|NT 5.0
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|Windows NT 5.0
 
|Windows NT 5.0
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|-
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|Memphis
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|Windows 5, Windows NT 4.9
 
|Windows 2000  
 
|Windows 2000  
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|Same codename as Windows 98. Its server counterpart is called Windows Server 2000.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Asteroid
 
|Asteroid
 
|
 
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|Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
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|Windows NT 5.0 Service Pack 1, Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Janus
 
|Janus
 
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|N/A
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|Windows NT 5.0 64-bit, Windows 2000 64-bit
|Planned 64-bit variant of Windows 2000.
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|Same codename as Windows 3.1
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Neptune
 
|Neptune
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|Windows 2001, Windows. NET 2001
 
|N/A
 
|N/A
 
|Ideas project, merged to Whistler.
 
|Ideas project, merged to Whistler.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Whistler
 
|Whistler
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|N/A
|Windows XP
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|Windows Whistler
|Merge of Neptune and Odyssey. Named after Whistler, British Columbia, where design retreats were held.
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|Merge of Neptune. Named after Whistler, British Columbia, where design retreats were held.
 
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|-
 
|Odyssey
 
|Odyssey
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|Windows 5.1, Windows NT 5.1
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|Windows XP
 
|
 
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|N/A
 
|Ideas project, merged to Whistler.
 
 
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|-  
|Anvil
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|Sundown
 
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|Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
 
|Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
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|-
 
|-
 
|Triton
 
|Triton
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|N/A
 
|N/A
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|Windows 2003
 
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|
 
|-
 
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|eHome
 
|eHome
 
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|Windows Media Center
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|Windows XP Media Center Edition 2002
 
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|Freestyle
 
|Freestyle
 
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|Windows XP Media Center Edition 2002
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|Windows XP Media Center Edition 2003
 
|Name of a terrain rating system in the Whistler-Blackcomb resort.
 
|Name of a terrain rating system in the Whistler-Blackcomb resort.
 
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|-
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|Emerald
 
|Emerald
 
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|Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Update Rollup
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|Windows XP Media Center Edition 2006
 
|Name of a ski lift in Whistler, British Columbia.
 
|Name of a ski lift in Whistler, British Columbia.
 
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|Name of a ski run on Blackcomb in Whistler, British Columbia.
 
|Name of a ski run on Blackcomb in Whistler, British Columbia.
 
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|Whistler Server, Windows 2002 Server, Windows .NET Server, Windows .NET Server 2003
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|Whistler Server
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|N/A
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|Windows Server 2000 R2
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|-
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|Odyssey Server
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|Windows XP Server, Windows .NET Server
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|Windows Server 2001
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|One of many unrelated Microsoft projects of the time to carry a ".NET" designation. See: Microsoft .NET.
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|-
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|Triton Server
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|Windows 2003 Server
 
|Windows Server 2003
 
|Windows Server 2003
 
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|-
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|Windows Small Business Server 2003
 
|Windows Small Business Server 2003
 
|Bobcat is a ski-run on Whistler Mountain.
 
|Bobcat is a ski-run on Whistler Mountain.
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|-
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|Longhorn Server
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|Windows Server 2005 (post-reset)
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|Windows Server 2004 (pre-reset), Windows Server 2003 R2 (post-reset)
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|-
 
|-
 
|Eiger
 
|Eiger
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|A low-end version of Windows XP that is intended to be a thin-client that works with older hardware. Available through the Microsoft Software Assurance program. The Eiger is a mountain in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland. The Eiger is part of a trio of mountains, The Eiger, The Mönch and The Jungfrau.
 
|A low-end version of Windows XP that is intended to be a thin-client that works with older hardware. Available through the Microsoft Software Assurance program. The Eiger is a mountain in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland. The Eiger is part of a trio of mountains, The Eiger, The Mönch and The Jungfrau.
 
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|Crossbow
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|Mönch
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|Windows Mobile 6.0
 
 
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|
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|Windows Mobile 6
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|Similar to Eiger, but supports Windows Mobile devices, Windows Image Acquisition, wireless networking, Virtual private networks (VPNs) and advanced IP (Internet Protocol) security. The Mönch is a mountain in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland. The Mönch is part of a trio of mountains, The Eiger, The Mönch and The Jungfrau.
 
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|-
 
|Longhorn
 
|Longhorn
 
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|Windows Longhorn
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|Named after the Longhorn Bar in the Whistler-Blackcomb resort; initially planned as an "interim release" between "Whistler" and "Blackcomb" (which is now "Vienna").
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|-
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|Six
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|Windows 6
 
|Windows Vista
 
|Windows Vista
|Named after the Longhorn Bar in the Whistler-Blackcomb resort; initially planned as an "interim release" between "Whistler" and "Blackcomb" (which is now "Vienna"). Reset in 2004 due to development issues.
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|Went gold (RTM) on 8 of November 2006.
 
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|-
 
|Cougar
 
|Cougar
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|Windows Vienna Small Business Server
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|Windows Small Business Server 2008
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|Same codename as Windows for Workgroups 3.2. Cougar is a ski-run on Whistler Mountain.
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|-
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|Server 6, Vista Server
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|Windows Server 2007
 
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|Windows Small Business Server 2008
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|Cougar is a ski-run on Whistler Mountain.
 
 
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|Q, Quattro
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|Home Server 6, Vista Home Server, Q, Quattro
 
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|Windows Home Server
 
|Windows Home Server
 
|Announced at CES 2007. Original project codename was "Quattro" because it was the leader of the project's 4th attempt at building a home server at Microsoft. Renamed to Q once the project moved out of incubation stage.
 
|Announced at CES 2007. Original project codename was "Quattro" because it was the leader of the project's 4th attempt at building a home server at Microsoft. Renamed to Q once the project moved out of incubation stage.
 
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|-
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|Vienna Server
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|Windows Server 2007 R2
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|Windows Server 2008
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|In development. Planned server equivalent of Windows Vienna to be released in 2008.
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|-
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|Blackcomb, Vienna
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|
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|Windows Vienna
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|Originally codenamed "Blackcomb" after the Whistler-Blackcomb resort. Renamed to "Vienna" in January 2006.
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|Seven
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|Windows Vienna Service Pack 1
 
|Windows 7
 
|Windows 7
 
|
 
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|Windows 7
 
|"Windows 7" was the original project codename. It was decided that this must be kept.
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Windows Server 7
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|Server 7
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|Windows Server 2009
 
|Windows Server 2008 R2
 
|Windows Server 2008 R2
 
|In development. Planned "mid-size" (25-500 PC) edition of Longhorn Server.[http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2005/sep05/09-06Infrastructure.mspx].
 
|In development. Planned "mid-size" (25-500 PC) edition of Longhorn Server.[http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2005/sep05/09-06Infrastructure.mspx].
 
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|Vail
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|Developer Preview (as a non-service pack), Vista 2 (as a service pack)
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|Windows 7 Service Pack 1
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|Windows 7.1
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|-
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|Server 7.1
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|Windows Server 2011
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|Windows Server 2008 R3
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|-
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|Vail, Home Server 7
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|Windows Home Server 2010
 
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|-
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|Home Server 7.1
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|Windows Home Server 2010 R2
 
|Windows Home Server 2011
 
|Windows Home Server 2011
 
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|-
|Windows 8
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|Jupiter, Eight
 
|
 
|
 
|Windows 8
 
|Windows 8
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|Windows 8 Style UI
 
|Windows 8 Style UI
|Renamed from Metro because of legal issues involving the German Metro company.
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|Renamed from Metro because of a lawsuit with the German Metro company
 
|-
 
|-
|Jupiter
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|Blue
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|Windows 8.1
 
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|Windows RT
 
|Windows 8 application framework.
 
 
|-
 
|-
|Blue
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|Server Blue, Server 8.1
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|Windows Server 2013
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|Windows Server 2012 R2
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|-
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|8.1 Update 1
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|Windows 8.1 Update 1
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|Windows 8.11
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|-
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|Server 8.11
 
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|Windows 8.1
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|Windows Server 2012 R2.1
 
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|Server Blue
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|Technical Preview
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|Windows 9
 
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|Windows Server 2012 R2
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|-
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|Server 9
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|Windows Server 2012 R2.5
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|Windows Server 2014
 
|
 
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|-
 
|-
 
|Threshold
 
|Threshold
|
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|Windows 9.1
 
|Windows 10
 
|Windows 10
 
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|Threshold Server
 
|Threshold Server
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|Windows Server 2015
 
|Windows Server 2016
 
|Windows Server 2016
 
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|Redstone 5 Server
 
|Redstone 5 Server
 
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|Windows Server 2019, Windows Server version 1809
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|Windows Server version 1809
 
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|Server 19H1
 
|Server 19H1
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|Windows Server 2016 R2
|Windows Server version 1903
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|Windows Server 2019, Windows Server version 1903
 
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|20H1, Vibranium
 
|20H1, Vibranium
|Windows 10 20H1
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|Windows 10 20H1, Windows 10 version 2004
|Windows 10 version 2004
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|Windows 2020
 
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|-
 
|-
 
|Server 20H1, Server Vibranium
 
|Server 20H1, Server Vibranium
|Windows Server 20H1
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|Windows Server 20H1, Windows 2020 Server
|Windows Server version 2004
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|Windows Server 2020, Windows Server version 2004
 
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|20H2, Magnanese (insider preview only)
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|20H2
 
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|Windows 10 20H2
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|Windows 2020 20H2
 
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|Server 20H2 (insider preview only)
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|Server 20H2
 
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|Windows Server 20H2
 
|Windows Server 20H2
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|-
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|21H1
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|Windows 2021, Windows 11
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|Windows 2020 21H1
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|-
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|Server 21H1
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|Windows Server 2021, Windows Server 11
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|Windows Server 21H1
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|-
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|Santorini
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|Windows 10X
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|Windows 2020X
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|-
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|Manganese
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|Windows 10 Manganese
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|Windows 2020 Manganese
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|-
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|Server Manganese
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|
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|Windows Server Manganese
 
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|Iron
 
|Iron
 
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|Windows 10 Iron
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|Windows 2020 Iron
 
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