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Microsoft Windows History | Windows Operating System History

Computer operating system Microsoft Windows has been serving us in various versions since 1985. Microsoft is constantly making Windows more advanced and more popular by adding newer versions and features to their operating systems. Looking at the first version of Microsoft Windows and the latest version of Windows, it is understood how well Microsoft has made an operating its operating system.

Microsoft Windows History


Windows is a Microsoft flagship operating system that is constantly using your personal and business computer. This is a graphical operating system. In November 1985, Microsoft introduced its Windows operating system as an added advantage of its Disk Operating System (DOS), and since then many versions of Windows have been released, due to the increasing interest of people towards the graphical operating system. And so far it has been widely used on personal or desktop computers. Windows versions are:

Windows 1.0: On November 20, 1985, Microsoft brought Windows 1.0 (Windows 1.0) to the market first. Windows 1.0 was the first version of Microsoft Windows. It was a milestone in computer history and it was a very important discovery for Microsoft. Windows 1.0 version was discontinued on 21 December 2001.

Windows 2.0: 9 December 1987 Microsoft 2nd version of Windows comes in the market as Windows 2.0. Microsoft Windows 2.0 was the next major version of Windows. Features and popularity, it was a much better version than Windows 1.0. This version, like Windows 1.0, was discontinued on December 21, 2001.

Windows 3.0: a Better version of Windows 3.0, Windows 3.0, and more. It did not work alone, but it was used as a graphical interface for MS-DOS. Later, Windows 3.1 also released another version of Windows 3.0 named Windows 3.1.

Windows 95: Windows 95 (Windows 95) The first version of Windows 9.x series. However, while building the operating system it was named Windows 4.0 or “Chicago”. It was released on August 24, 1995. From Microsoft’s previous operating systems, the Windows 95 was a lot more exceptional. And so after the release, it got quite popular. With this version, Internet Explorer has started with Windows.

Windows 98: Windows 98 (Windows 98) The second version of the Windows 9.x series. Its code name is Memphis. It is without market on May 15, 1998. It was found in the 16-bit and 32-bit hybrid versions.

Then comes the market in Windows Millennium and Windows 2000 respectively. Whichever is made of it is much better than before. But in the world of an operating system, it’s almost the same as the next version of Windows XP on Windows XP.

Windows XP: Among the operating systems, Microsoft Windows XP (Windows XP) is the most advanced. This is the first release in 2001. Although Windows is not open like Linux, the simplest and popular operating system is Windows XP. Many computer users in Bangladesh still use Windows XP.

Windows Vista: Vistas comes to market on January 30, 2007. When Vista started work, Vista was known as “Longhorn”. It could be downloaded from Microsoft’s website.

Windows 7: One of the most popular and widely used operating systems of Microsoft Windows. In 2009 it was excluded from the market. There are 32-bit and 64-bit versions of two types. It was published on July 22, 2009, but it was published all over the world on October 22, 2009. Initially, Microsoft named the code “Vienna” and the next “Blackburn” was released. It is basically a Windows Vista update version.

Windows 8: Windows 8 is the next version of the Microsoft Windows operating system, which is compiled by following Microsoft Windows 7. This version has brought a lot of changes from the previous version. Especially in addition to Intel and AMD’s 32-bit microprocessor support, ARM microprocessor support has been added. It supports first touch screen input and replaces the Start menu and adds a new interface.

Windows 8.1: The next version of the operating system Microsoft Windows 8, which was created by following Windows 7 and 8. It is released in 2013.

Windows 10: Microsoft Windows 10 (Windows 10) is the latest version of the Microsoft Windows operating system. It was released on 14th September 2014 and it was released on July 29, 2015. Windows 10 has become very popular with everyone for a short time. This version is associated with Microsoft’s Virtual Voice Assistant Service, Cortana and Edge Browser. But after the release said in a statement, Microsoft will not unveil any new operating system after this. Rather, Windows 10 provides new upgrades to improve it.

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