Windows Code Name
Codename Product or technology OS Version Blackcomb
Upcoming Windows Server
(Windows Longhorn server conterpart)
Windows Longhorn - Media Center (eHome shell and services)
Media Center components for Windows Longhorn
Windows Longhorn - Windows Scripting Host
New generation of scripting host to automate Windows Server
Windows Longhorn - Digital Rights Management
Allows documents and software digital rights management and copyright protection
Windows Longhorn - Windows Future Storage
Filesystem based on SQL Server Yukon (allow for complex file searches and cross-referenced files)
Windows Longhorn - DirectX-based graphics subsystem
Windows Longhorn - Communications Technologies
(Unified WebServices-like interface for local and remote services)
Windows Longhorn - New visual style (3D)
(I think this is the 3D GUI provided by Avalon)
Windows Longhorn - New visual style (gray)
(default visual style of the PDC build of Longhorn)
Windows Longhorn - New visual style (blue)
(More uniform than Windows XP Theme, all blue, no more green and red items, removed from PDC build and might be dropped for RTM build)
Windows XP successor
Xbox Next PC
Xbox 2 + Windows XP Media Center combo
Should include Media Center shell and provide the ability to play Xbox, Xbox 2 and PC titles
Xbox 2 / Xenon
SQL Server 2005 Mobile Edition
Windows CE .NET successor
Greater storage capacity and better filesystem
Windows Media Connect server (Windows Media content over UPnP)
Fjord should enable UPnP appliances to discover and playback content available on the network such as music, movies and pictures.
This service is an update for Windows Media Player 10
Media Center Extender software
Software for Windows XP to display MCE, including video, via RDP (basically software Bobsled for Windows)
Media Center Extender Kit for Xbox
Software for Xbox to display MCE via RDP (basically software Bobsled for Xbox)
Media Center Extender appliance
External device that connects to a TV, or internal device built into a TV, to display MCE via RDP
Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 (eHome shell and services)
Update of Freestyle / Windows XP Media Center Edition, supports video over RDP for Extender devices.
Windows XP Service Pack 2 technologies (also cover the security upgrade based on SP2 technologies for other Microsoft products)
CPU NX support for data segments, Windows Firewall, DirectX 9.0c, new WiFi zero config and network wizards, more secure IE and OE attachements, popups, ActiveX and Add-ons.
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 2005 (Ink services)
Update of Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, originally planned as Tablet PC 2004, finally included in XP SP2
Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 (eHome shell and services)
Update of Freestyle / Windows XP Media Center Edition, available as both a separate update, or as part of XP SP2
Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC & Smartphone
Updated Pocket PC and Smartphone platforms based on Windows CE 4.2
Windows CE .NET update, includes VoIP, Pocket PC compatible Shell
Released as Windows CE .NET 4.2
Windows Mobile for Portable Media Center
Windows CE for pocket media devices with WinXP MCE like UI
SQL Server 2000 successor
(supposed to include unified storage engine)
Exchange 2003 successor
(supposed to include unified storage engine)
Outlook Web Access 2003, Outlook Mobile Access (WAP, iMode, light HTML), Server ActiveSync
Windows CE .NET update, includes IPv6, SMS, MS Office viewers
Windows Media 9 Series (3rd generation)
Including Fast Stream and Dynamic Content Delivery
Xbox + Windows XP Media Center combo
Xbox with Media Center shell, never made it to an actual product
Windows XP Media Center Edition (eHome shell and services)
Windows extentions for remote control and TV scenarios
Available in Windows XP (SR1) Media Center Edition
Windows CE for eHome Smart Display Devices
.NET My Services
.NET Personal information services from Microsoft.
Windows CE for P/PC V2.1 (Pocket PC 2002)
Updated Pocket PC, including new shell and applications
Windows CE 4.0 / .NET + Platform Builder 4.0
Windows XP Embedded 5.1
Windows XP / Server 2003
Finally join Windows NT and Windows 9X into a single operating system.
New user interface, skins support, everything available from the Start menu.
SQL Server 2000
Windows CE for Smartphone V1 (Smartphone 2002)
Windows CE for H/PC V4 (Handheld PC 2000)
Windows CE for P/PC V2.0 (Pocket PC 2000)
Palm-size PC with a new user interface.
Windows CE Platform Builder 3.0
Windows CE 3.0
Neptune sucessor, supposed to finish the merge of NT and 9X after Neptune, dropped with Neptune for Millenium and Whistler.
as a Home version of Windows 2000, based on NT technology, but dropped
for Millenium, which is based on 9X technology. The Merge have been
pushed until Windows XP Home (Whistler)
Windows Me (Millennium Edition)
Windows NT Embedded 4.0
Windows CE for A/PC V2 (Auto PC)
Windows CE for WebPhones
Windows CE for WebTV (Internet appliances)
Load balancing service for Windows (Microsoft Cluster Server)
Active Server Pages
Windows CE for P/PC V1.2 (Color Palm-size PC)
Windows CE for H/PC V3 (Handheld PC Pro)
Windows CE for P/PC V1.1 (Chinese Palm-size PC)
Windows CE for A/PC V1 (Auto PC)
Windows CE for P/PC V1 (Palm-size PC)
Terminal technology for Windows (RDP) / Remote Desktop Service
Available as "Windows NT 4.0 Terminal Server Edition" and integrated in next versions.
Windows CE for H/PC V2 (Handheld PC)
Embedded Toolkit 2.11 and 2.12 (Birch Enhancement Pack)
Platform Builder for Windows CE 2.11 and 2.12.
Windows CE 2.11 and 2.12 (Birch Enhancement Pack)
The same codename also define the Embedded Toolkit for this version of Windows CE.
Embedded Toolkit 2.0 and 2.1 (Axe Enhancement Pack)
Platform Builder for Windows CE 2.0 and 2.1.
Windows CE 2.0 and 2.1 (Alder Enhancement Pack)
Windows CE for H/PC V1 (original Handheld PC)
Designed as Windows 97, but finally made available as Windows 98
"True Web Integration" technology
Web based shell for Windows.
Designed as Windows 96 but finally available as Internet Explorer 4 "Active Desktop Update" for Windows 95 and NT and integrated in next versions.
USB services for Windows 95
Made available as an USB upgrade for Windows 95 OSR 2.1
Also included document centric shell based on OLE3, but that part have been dropped, and Windows NT unified distributed filesystem, which didn't make it for this release
Windows NT 3.5
Windows for Workgroups 3.11
Windows for Workgroups 3.1
GUI for MS-DOS
Graphical and multitasking user interface for MS-DOS, released as "Windows 1.0"