Windows NT 4.9 Server?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by ingenious, May 24, 2004.

  1. ingenious macrumors 65832


    Jan 13, 2004
    Virginia, United States (Kansan in exile)
    I was using my PB's files on my PC the other day, and when I went to computer properties, look what I found (see attached image). I know that all Win 9.x computers show up as "Windows 95 Workstation" and Windows XP shows up as "Windows (mine) Professional." So what does this mean? I thought it went straight from Windows NT 4.0 to Windows NT 5.0 (2000) to Windows NT 5.1 (Windows XP)?!?!?

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  2. edesignuk Moderator emeritus


    Mar 25, 2002
    London, England
    It did, that's very odd. There is no version of Windows AFAIK that is identified as NT 4.9. There's NT 3.5 (NT), 4.0 (NT), 5.0 (2000), 5.1 (XP), 5.2 (2003/.NET).
  3. mrbrown macrumors 6502

    Mar 27, 2004
    Ozark, Missouri
    I believe when it shows up as "Windows NT 4.9", the machine is actually running a version of Samba . I'm pretty sure this is the "OS stamp" that Samba uses.

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