Windows NT 4.0 is the successor to the Windows NT 3.x release. In this release, the user interface from Windows 95 was integrated, making NT just as easy to use as its consumer counterpart. Internet Explorer was bundled, providing a web browser out of the box. Speed was improved by moving components into kernel-mode, at the expense of security and reliability - changes Windows is suffering from today, and is being reverted.

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Supports IA-32, Alpha, MIPS, and PowerPC. This was the first version of Windows to bring the Explorer desktop from Windows 95 to the Windows NT line. A preview of this technology was shown as NewShell, installable on top of Windows NT 3.51.

While Windows NT 4.0 sported the look of its consumer counterpart Windows 95 it did not feature Plug-and-Play or some other Chicago technologies.


Stats/Requirements

Category: Operating System
Platform: Windows
Release: 1996-07-29
End of Life: 2006-07-09
RAM: 16 MB
Disk Space: Unknown
Required CPU: 486
Type: Graphical

Downloads

Name Version Size Language Architecture Contents
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Embedded (4.00.1381.204)  4.0 Embedded (4.00.1381.204) 296.79 MB English x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha File Archive
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Enterprise Server (4.00.1381.1)  4.0 Enterprise Server (4.00.1381.1) 504.08 MB English x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Enterprise Server (4.00.1381.1) [Japanese]  4.0 Enterprise Server (4.00.1381.1) 622.29 MB Japanese x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Enterprise Server (4.00.1381.1) [Spanish]  4.0 Enterprise Server (4.00.1381.1) 524.5 MB Spanish x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server (4.00.1381.1)  4.0 Server (4.00.1381.1) 421.98 MB English x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server (4.00.1381.1) [Japanese]  4.0 Server (4.00.1381.1) 472.18 MB Japanese x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server (4.00.1381.1) [Simpl. Chinese]  4.0 Server (4.00.1381.1) 383.15 MB Simpl. Chinese x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server (4.00.1381.1) [Spanish]  4.0 Server (4.00.1381.1) 284.66 MB Spanish x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Terminal Server (''Hydra'' 4.00.1381.32772.sp3)  4.0 Terminal Server (''Hydra'' 4.00.1381 406.7 MB English x86-32,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) [Danish]  4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) 387.16 MB Danish x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) [Dutch] (ISO)  4.0 Workstation 371.23 MB Dutch x86-32 CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) [Finnish]  4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) 370.08 MB Finnish x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) [Italian] (OEM) (ISO)  4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) 358.98 MB Italian x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) [Polish]  4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) 300.9 MB Polish x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) [Portuguese-Brazilian]  4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) 388.17 MB Portuguese Brazilian x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) [Russian]  4.00.1381.1 311.82 MB Russian x86-32,ppc CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) [Spanish]  4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) 135.72 MB Spanish x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) [Swedish OEM]  4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) 391.42 MB Swedish OEM x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) [Swedish VOL]  4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1) 391.33 MB Swedish VOL x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1.chk)  4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1.chk) 326.82 MB English x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1.sp1)  4.0 Workstation (4.00.1381.1.sp1) 312.06 MB English x86-32,ppc,MIPS,Alpha CD-ROM ISO
Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation SP6 [VMware VM]  4 Workstation SP6 327.42 MB English x86-32 VirtualPC Image