Nov 17, 2013

Timeline Of Windows Operating Systems

In November of 1983 Microsoft published Windows 1.0. The Os wouldn't start until two years after the fact, yet that marked the start of Windows. In the 30 years since that day we have seen the Os experience numerous diverse changes, in both design and functionality. We supposed it might be cool to think again at how far Windows has come in 30 years.

Windows 1.0

Windows 1

Windows 1.0 was published on 20 November 1985. It was Microsoft's first endeavor at a multi-tasking graphical client interface-built Os on the PC platform. The shell of Windows 1.0 was Ms-Dos. Some prevalent applications in 1.0 incorporated Paint, Reversi, Clipboard viewer, Clock, Control Panel, Calculator, Calendar, Cardfile, Notepad, Terminal and Write.

 Windows 2.0

windows 2

Windows 2.0 was released in December of 1987. With some changes to the user interface, incorporating the capacity to overlap windows, it came to be more popular than Windows 1.0. The overlapping characteristic led to Apple filing a suit against Microsoft for copyright infringement.

Windows 3.0

Windows 3.0 was released in 1990. it emphasized a more refined user interface and enhanced design on account o virtual memory and device drivers. Windows 3.0 was the first huge victory from Microsoft. It sold 2 million copies in the first six months. This was additionally the first version of Windows with Solitaire.

Windows 95

Windows 95

Windows 95 was released on August 24, 1995. This was the first release of Windows to have the now popular “Start Menu.” The taskbar and Windows Explorer were likewise presented in Windows 95. Because of its upgraded interface and new Start Menu Windows 95 became a huge success.

Windows 98

On June 25, 1998 Microsoft released Windows 98. It looks very much alike to 95, however with some vital under the hood enhancements. USB devices and multi-monitor configurations were supported for the first time.

Windows ME

On September 14, 2000 Microsoft released Windows ME (Millennium Edition). This was the last Windows to be based off of Ms-Dos. it included user inteface upgrades and quicker boot times as well as better multimedia support. Me is most known for being one of Microsoft's most exceedingly terrible version because of compatibility and stability problems.

Windows XP

Windows XP was released on October 25, 2001. It became with new and nice user interface and numerous enhancements because of never again being Dos-based. This was the first release of Windows to be offered in different forms: Home and Professional.Windows Xp may be Microsoft's most amazing victory. There are numerous individuals who still utilize Xp to this day.

Windows Vista

Microsoft emulated the achievement of Windows Xp on January 30, 2007 with Windows Vista. it had new features from an updated Ui and specific regard for security features. Like Windows Xp, it was accessible in different forms. Vista is infamous for being hated by clients even after Microsoft made significant changes through upgrades.

Windows 7

After the calamity of Windows Vista it was the ideal time for Microsoft to backtrack to the staging phase. They jettisoned the frilly names and published Windows 7 on July 22, 2009. Windows 7 was more focused and minimal compared to the bloated Vista. Some of the big new features include an updated taskbar and better windows organization. Windows 7 was a huge victory.

Windows 8

On October 28, 2012 Microsoft published their most noteworthy change to Windows. In Windows 8 Microsoft removed the famous Start Button and Start Menu in favor of a touch-friendly “Metro” interface. Client response to Windows 8 was blended even from an optimistic standpoint, however gradually it has gotten embraced. With Windows 8 Microsoft is once again ahead of the times.

What was the first release of Windows you used? What was your favorite?