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Codename

A name given to a product while it is in development and does not officially have a name. For example, "Chicago" was the codename given to Microsoft Windows 95 while it was being developed. Below is a listing of codenames and their related products.

Microsoft codenames

Product Codename
Bob Utopia
MS-DOS 6.0 Astro
MS-DOS 7.0 Jaguar
Windows 3.1 Janus
Windows for Workgroups 3.1 Kato
Windows for Workgroups 3.11 Snowball
Windows 95 Chicago
Windows 95B (OSR2) Detroit
Windows 98 Memphis
Windows ME Millennium
Windows NT 3.5 Daytona
Windows NT 4.0 Cairo
Windows Phone 7.5 Mango
Microsoft Excel
Windows 2000
Odyssey
Windows XP (ver 5.1.2600) Whistler
Windows Server 2003 Whistler Server
Windows Vista
Vista's new command interface
Longhorn
Monad
Windows product never released. Neptune
Windows 7 Vienna and Blackcomb
Windows 8 Midori

Also see: Code