Windows Nashville Build 999

Windows Nashville is a cancelled Windows 9x release scheduled between Windows 95 and 98. It is also known as Windows 96.


Release notes

Windows Nashville is a Windows beta that preceded Windows 95 OSR2 and Windows 98. It is the first to contain elements of Internet Explorer "integration" with the shell. For the most part, it looks like Windows 95 RTM. It includes a beta of Microsoft's "Athena" Personal Information Manager, menus have a "zooming" effect, and hovering over an icon makes it look like an underlined hyperlink.

Nashville was intended to be an intermediate release between Windows 95 and what would become Windows 98. Instead, however, only the core IE 3 was included with the update to Windows 95 and the rest made its way in to Windows 98.

Installation instructions

To install, run setup as an upgrade from Windows 3.1 or Windows 95. Do not install to a FAT32 drive, Nashville does not support FAT32.

Product type
Release date
Tue Nov 28 1995
User interface
Download count
10 (10 for release)


Download name Version Language Architecture File size Downloads
Microsoft Windows Nashville (''Nashville'' 4.10.999) (''Nashville'' 4.10.999) Prerelease English 39.79MB 10


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