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Windows Family
Codename Preliminary Name Final Name Version Notes/Comments
Janus Windows 3.1 3.1
Kato Windows for Workgroups 3.1 WFW 3.1
Snowball Windows for Workgroups 3.11 WFW 3.11
Chicago Windows 4.0

Windows 94

Windows 95 4.0
Detroit Windows 95 B 4.0 B
Memphis Windows 97 Windows 98 4.1
Millennium Windows ME 4.2
Georgia
Panther
Cougar
Jaguar
Tiger Windows ME Successor, cancelled
Windows NT Family
Codename Preliminary Name Final Name Version Notes/Comments
OS/2 3.0 Windows NT 3.1 3.1
Daytona Windows NT 3.5 3.5
Cairo Windows NT 4.0 4.0 Some goals of Cairo were not completed
Impala Windows NT 4.0 Embedded 4.0
None Windows NT 5.0 Windows 2000 5.0 First Windows Version since Windows 2.0 without a Codename
Janus Windows 2000 64-Bit Shares Codename with Windows 3.1
Odyssey Planned Windows 2000 Successor, Cancelled
Neptune Planned Windows ME Successor, Cancelled
Whistler Windows XP 5.1 Merge of Odyssey and Neptune
Lone Star Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2004 5.1
Whistler Server Windows .NET Server Windows Server 2003 5.2
Bobcat Windows Server 2003 Small Business Server 5.2
NAS 3.0 Windows Server 2003 Storage Server
Longhorn Windows Vista 6.0 Windows XP Successor
Longhorn Server 6.1? Windows Server 2003 Sucessor
Blackcomb Windows Vista Sucessor 7.0?
Windows CE Family
Codename Preliminary Name Final Name Version Notes/Comments
Pegasus Windows CE 1.0 1.0
Venus Windows CE 1.0 for WebTV 1.0
Mercury Windows CE 1.0 for Handheld PC 1.0
Apollo Windows CE 2.0 for AutoPC 2.0
Birch Windows CE 2.1 2.1
Gryphon Windows CE 2.0 for Palm Size PC 2.0
Wyvern Windows CE 2.11 for Color Palm PC 2.11
Jupiter Windows CE 2.11 for Handheld PC Pro V3 2.11
Orion Windows CE 2.11 for Chinese Handheld PC 2.11
Hermes Windows CE 2.11 for Webphones 2.11
Goldeneye Windows CE 2.12 for Auto PC 2.12
Cedar Windows CE 3.0 3.0
Galileo Windows CE for H/PC V4 (Handheld PC 2000) 3.0
Rapier Windows CE for P/PC V2.0 (Pocket PC 2000) 3.0
Merlin Windows CE 2002 for Pocket PC 2002 4.5
Stinger Windows CE for Smartphone V1 (Smartphone 2002)
Chainsaw Windows CE Platform Builder 3.0 3.0
Talisker Windows CE 4.0 (Windows Powered)+ Platform builder 4.0 4.0
Jameson Windows CE.NET Update (IPv6, SMS, MS Office Viewers) 4.1
McKendric Windows CE for Media2go (Media Center Pocket) 4.x
Macallan Windows CE.NET Corporate Edition 5.0
Ozone Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC 2003
Magneto Windows Mobile 5.0
Photon Windows Mobile 2006
Visual Studio Family
Codename Preliminary Name Final Name Version Notes/Comments
Thunder Visual Basic 1.0
Everett Visual Studio 2003
Whidbey Visual Studio 2005
Orcas Visual Studio 2007
Hawaii Undecided - Next version of Visual Studio after Orcas
Burton Visual Studio Team System
Hatteras Visual Studio Team System's Source Control System
Windows Addons
Codename Preliminary Name Final Name Version Notes/Comments
Frosting Windows 95 Plus!
SUR (Shell Release Update) 4.0.1381 Patch for Windows NT 3.51, that became Cairo
Asteroid Windows 2000 SP1
Spingboard Windows XP SP2 Back-port of Windows Vista features into Windows XP/2003
Microsoft Technologies
Codename Preliminary Name Final Name Version Notes/Comments
Microsoft Backoffice
Codename Preliminary Name Final Name Version Notes/Comments
Microsoft Development
Codename Preliminary Name Final Name Version Notes/Comments

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