Microsoft Windows: Happy 25th Anniversary
The first Microsoft Windows was released to the world in November 1985. It has been 25 years since the obnoxious Operating System aka Microsoft Windows is around. The very first version i.e. Windows 1.0 was not actually an Operating System but only a GUI program that runs on top of DOS.
Since then, Microsoft has made billions by selling its line of Operating Systems called Windows. Below are the years and versions when Windows was launched.
Graphic via ZDNet UK
While one can argue about the efficiency of the Operating System, its security problems, its price and monopoly by Microsoft; Microsoft Windows has unarguably changed the way we use PC’s today. Although, most of the computing is now shifting towards Mobile and Tablet computers, Microsoft Windows will be remembered for its role in expanding Personal Computer market.
Which version of Microsoft Windows did you use first? care to share?