Microsoft makes source code for MS-DOS and Word for Windows available to public

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  1. Superfly

    Superfly MDL Expert

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    If anyone is intersted the original MS-Dos src is available here...

    (with a little bit of history...LOL)
     
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  3. 3sidedcube

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    LMFAO I remember in the 90's someone <erhumm :) > put the source code up for win2000 on torrent site's and M$ Filed a six figure sum for the person responsible.
     
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  4. Threat

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    How can it be late 90's, Windows 2000 was only released in 2000 (Well December 15th 1999)

    The source code was an incomplete sp1 based leak from a hard drive of a partner who had the code (mainsoft) and this leak was in about 2004. It only contained about 15% of Windows 2000.
     
  5. Michaela Joy

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    @Threat: I think I remember when that happened...:)
     
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    Threat Lord of the Files

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    #7 Threat, Dec 11, 2015
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    I bet there were a few red faces from the comments in the code. I still read it from time to time when I need a good laugh.

    Code:
     *       !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      *       !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     *!!!!!!!IF YOU CHANGE TABS TO SPACES, YOU WILL BE KILLED!!!!!!!
      *       !!!!!!!!!!!!!!DOING SO f**kS THE BUILD PROCESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      *       !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      *       !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    
     
  7. 3sidedcube

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    #8 3sidedcube, Dec 11, 2015
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    Haha small world we live in - do you also remember pgp I was one of the alpha testers on it and then the author got done for munitions export's ,,,,, I s**t myself on that day. that was back in the day when ie was 40bit encryption I was using US ie at the time and that was 128 bit... ahhhh them where the day's.


    BTW I may seem mad and eccentric but i am not honnest :)
     
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