#1 By: howtogeek, April 21st, 2013 13:39
#2 By: Naman Sood, April 22nd, 2013 06:33
But, but, but..... Windows Neptune! It was made into Windows 2000! THIS IS NOT FAIR!
#3 By: Truck Driver Fritz, April 22nd, 2013 09:58
Correct answer is Win 2000.
#4 By: Lowell Heddings, April 22nd, 2013 11:01
Actually Windows Neptune was never released, and it was not Windows 2000. I'll edit the trivia description to mention this.
Neptune was the codename for a version of Microsoft Windows under development in 1999. It was based on Windows 2000 and was scheduled to be the first consumer version of Windows built on Windows NT code and to replace the Windows 9x series. (like XP was) Neptune largely resembled Windows 2000, but some of the new features introduced such as the firewall, were later integrated into Windows XP as the Windows Firewall. It introduced a logon screen similar to that later used in Windows XP. Neptune a...
#5 By: Tom Harris, April 22nd, 2013 11:18
According to Wikipedia and its explicit citations on this topic, Windows 2000 64 bit was codenamed Janus, while Windows 3.11 3.10 and WFW were named "snowball". The citation is at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Microsoft_codenames
What is true is always true. What people say is true is an expression of their private reality; one which may or may not be shared with a collaborative group of people at the source. Thus, whatever it actually is or was, I cannot argue, but there are other sources claiming authority on this matter which do not concur.
#6 By: Lowell Heddings, April 22nd, 2013 11:27
And... you are right.
I've edited the trivia item with the correct answer now. Sorry for all the confusion, and thanks for pointing that out!
#7 By: Naman Sood, April 23rd, 2013 14:09
Well, wrong reason, right answer. What else do I want? :tongue2:
PS: The pic is still Win3.1.
#8 By: Lowell Heddings, April 23rd, 2013 14:17
Thanks for pointing that out. I've updated the image now.
#9 By: Lyle_Zoerman, April 24th, 2013 23:08
Been studying this recently, so fresh on my mind!