Adriana windows aperator system

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  • A history of Windows

    A history of Windows
    It’s the 1970s. At work, we rely on typewriters. If we need to copy a document, we likely use a mimeograph or carbon paper. Few have heard of microcomputers, but two young computer enthusiasts, Bill Gates and Paul Allen, see that personal computing is a path to the future.
  • 1990–1994: Windows 3.0–Windows NT—Getting the graphics

    1990–1994: Windows 3.0–Windows NT—Getting the graphics
    On May 22, 1990, Microsoft announces Windows 3.0, followed shortly by Windows 3.1 in 1992. Taken together, they sell 10 million copies in their first 2 years, making this the most widely used Windows operating system yet. The scale of this success causes Microsoft to revise earlier plans. Virtual Memory improves visual graphics. In 1990 Windows starts to look like the versions to come.
  • 1982–1985: Introducing Windows 1.0

    1982–1985: Introducing Windows 1.0
    Microsoft works on the first version of a new operating system. Interface Manager is the code name and is considered as the final name, but Windows prevails because it best describes the boxes or computing “windows” that are fundamental to the new system. Windows is announced in 1983, but it takes a while to develop. Skeptics call it “vaporware.”
  • 1987–1992: Windows 2.0–2.11—More windows, more speed

    1987–1992: Windows 2.0–2.11—More windows, more speed
    On December 9, 1987 Microsoft releases Windows 2.0 with desktop icons and expanded memory. With improved graphics support, you can now overlap windows, control the screen layout, and use keyboard shortcuts to speed up your work. Some software developers write their first Windows–based programs for this release.
  • 1995–2001: Windows 95—the PC comes of age

    1995–2001: Windows 95—the PC comes of age
    On August 24, 1995, Microsoft releases Windows 95, selling a record-setting 7 million copies in the first five weeks. It’s the most publicized launch Microsoft has ever taken on. Television commercials feature the Rolling Stones singing "Start Me Up" over images of the new Start button. The press release simply begins: “It’s here.”
  • Windows 2000 Professional

    Windows 2000 Professional
    More than just the upgrade to Windows NT Workstation 4.0, Windows 2000 Professional is designed to replace Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows NT Workstation 4.0 on all business desktops and laptops. Built on top of the proven Windows NT Workstation 4.0 code base, Windows 2000 adds major improvements in reliability, ease of use, Internet compatibility, and support for mobile computing.
  • Windows NT family

    Windows NT family started with NT 3.1 in 1993
  • Microsoft Windows version 2

    Microsoft Windows version 2
    Microsoft Windows version 2 came out on 9 December 1987, and proved slightly more popular than its predecessor.
  • Windows NT 3.1

    Windows NT 3.1
    Windows NT 3.1 (Microsoft marketing wanted Windows NT to appear to be a continuation of Windows 3.1) arrived in Beta form to developers at the July 1992
  • WINDOWS

    Parts of Cairo have still not made it into Windows as of 2009 - specifically, the WinFS file system, which was the much touted Object File System of Cairo
  • Windows NT perfect

    These same features made Windows NT perfect for the LAN server market (which in 1993 was experiencing a rapid boom, as office networking was becoming common).
  • Windows 95

    Microsoft marketing adopted Windows 95 as the product name for Chicago when it was released on August 24, 1995.