Windows Ancient Edition

Windows Ancient Edition is an operating system installed by typing "kill explorer.exe" in Windows XP. This is a parody of Windows 2000 and Windows XP, starting in build 2315 it lacks alot of features such as Internet Explorer or File Explorer. The operating system was known to be "unstable" like Windows ME and Windows Unusable. As time went on, the OS was becoming less unstable.

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The current build of Windows Ancient Edition, released in 2005

It's last release was build 3462 which was build on June 23, 2005. The first build had only 5 updates but they are unknown. For computers over 2002, people were asked if they could install Chrome or Opera.

The last release of Windows Ancient Edition was supported until December 25, 2014.

About The OS

Source Model: Closed source

Released to manufacturing: January 16, 2001

General avaliability: November 13, 2001

Latest release: Build 3462 / June 23, 2005; 11 years ago

Update method: Windows Update

Support status: Mainstream support ended on July 13, 2010.

Extended support ended on December 25, 2014.

Known Bugs

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Windows Ancient Edition Viruses
These are the list of issues that occur when you don't install a hard drive after an hour. The setup doesn't want to install it. This occurs in Build 2315 to Build 3371 of Windows Ancient Edition:
  • Decreasing the free space to make Windows not run
  • Anti Spyware Scanner
  • Unable to load OS
  • Blue Screen of Death
  • PC not powering up
  • Bugs Crawling on your desktop
  • Freaky Music on the top volume
  • You are an idiot virus
  • I am a gummy bear virus
  • Betty's creepy virus attack
  • Slow computer
  • Access Denied
  • Chuck Lester virus
  • Loud rock n roll music
  • More unstable than ever
  • Overheating C:\
  • The Clumsy Girl
  • Blast n' Break

Technological Specs

Boot Time on Startup: 30 minutes and 51 seconds

50 MB of RAM

Intel Pentium 4

Processor Speed: 490 MHz


These are builds of Windows Ancient Edition:


Windows Ancient Edition was first a beta operating system with Beta 1 released on January 16, 2001.


This is a video of build 2315 of Windows Ancient Edition.

Windows Ancient Edition
Windows Ancient Edition
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