Windows NT (New Technology)versions

 

Major features of the Windows NT family include Windows Shell, Windows API, Native API, Active Directory, Group Policy, Hardware Abstraction Layer, NTFS, BitLocker, Windows Store, Windows Update, and Hyper-V.

 

Windows NT releases

 

 

Version

Marketing name Editions Release date Build number
3.1 Windows NT 3.1 Workstation (named just Windows NT), Advanced Server July 27, 1993 528
3.5 Windows NT 3.5 Workstation, Server September 21, 1994 807
3.51 Windows NT 3.51 Workstation, Server May 30, 1995 1057
4.0 Windows NT 4.0 Workstation, Server, Server Enterprise Edition, Terminal Server, Embedded July 29, 1996 1381
5.0 Windows 2000 Professional, Server, Advanced Server February 17, 2000 2195
Datacenter Server September 26, 2000
5.1 Windows XP Home, Professional, Media Center (original, 2004 & 2005), Tablet PC (original and 2005), Starter, Embedded, Home N, Professional N October 25, 2001 2600
Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs N/A July 8, 2006
5.2 Windows XP 64-bit Edition Version 2003[21] March 28, 2003 3790
Windows Server 2003 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, Web, Storage, Small Business Server, Compute Cluster April 24, 2003
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition April 25, 2005
Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, Web, Storage, Small Business Server, Compute Cluster December 6, 2005
Windows Home Server N/A July 16, 2007
6.0 Windows Vista Starter, Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Enterprise, Ultimate, Home Basic N, Business N
  • Business: November 30, 2006
  • Consumer: January 30, 2007
  • 6000 (RTM)
  • 6001 (SP1)
  • 6002 (SP2)
Windows Server 2008 Foundation, Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, Web Server, HPC Server, Itanium-Based Systems[22] February 27, 2008
  • 6001 (RTM)
  • 6002 (SP2)
6.1[23] Windows 7 Starter, Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate[24] October 22, 2009[25]
  • 7600 (RTM)
  • 7601 (SP1)
Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation, Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, Web Server, HPC Server, Itanium-Based Systems October 22, 2009[26]
  • 7600 (RTM)
  • 7601 (SP1)
Windows Home Server 2011 N/A April 6, 2011
  • 7600 (RTM)
6.2 Windows 8[27] Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows RT[28] October 26, 2012[29] 9200
Windows Server 2012[30] Foundation, Essentials, Standard, Datacenter[31] September 4, 2012 9200
6.3[32] Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows RT 8.1 October 18, 2013 9600[33]
Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation, Essentials, Standard, Datacenter October 18, 2013 9600
10.0[34] Windows 10 Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows 10 Education, Windows 10 IoT Core, Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise[35] July 29, 2015
  • 10240 (TH1)
  • 10586 (TH2)
Windows Server 2016 N/A TBA

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