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Windows Operating System : Past & Present

Windows Operating System : Past & Present



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  • Windows Operating System
  • Index History Early Versions of windows Windows 1.0, Windows 2.0 Windows 3.0
  •  Later Versions of windows Windows 95 Windows 98 Windows 2000 Windows ME Windows XP Windows Vista
  • Latest Versions of Windows Windows 7 Windows 8 Windows 8.1
  • History • Microsoft introduced an operating environment named Windows in November , 1985 as a graphical operating system shell.
  • Early Versions of windows • Windows 1.0
  • Windows 1.0 • Microsoft Windows 1.0 is a 16-bit graphical operating environment. • It is developed by Microsoft Corporation and released on 20 November 1985. • It has only 256 KB of ram. • It’s has only some features like MsDos, Calculator, Calendar, Clipboard viewer, Clock, Notepad , Paint and Etc.
  • Windows 2.0
  • Windows 2.0 • Windows 2.0 is a 16-bit Microsoft Windows GUI-based operating environment. • Windows 2.0 allowed application windows to overlap each other. • It also include sophisticated keyboardshortcuts. • It is a first window that include Control Panel. • New features in Windows 2.0 included VGA graphics (16 colors) .
  • Windows 3.0
  • Windows 3.0 • Windows 3.0 succeeded with better user interfaces as well as technical improvements to make better use of the memory management capabilities of Intel's 80286 and 80386 processors. • It includes new features like Paint-brush , Lead graphics , Acrobat Reader , Game like Solitaire. • The Windows icons and graphics support a full 16 colors in both EGA and VGA mode.
  • Windows 95 • Architecture moving from a mainly 16-bit to multitasked 32-bit architecture. • Windows 95 running on maximum 480MB RAM • Windows 95 does not support hard disks greater than 32 GB.
  • Windows 98 • Windows 98 includes some new features like Internet Explorer 4.01 , Outlook Express, Windows Address Book, FrontPage Express, Microsoft Chat, Personal Web Server and a Web Publishing Wizard, NetMeeting and Windows Media Player . • It has maximum 512MB RAM and 37 GB of hard drive.
  • Publishing Wizard & Microsoft chat [Windows 98]
  • Windows 98
  • Windows 2000 Windows 2000 is also known as Windows NT.  Windows - "Wide Interactive Network Development for Office work Solution". NT- " New Technology ". Windows 2000 includes many new features like Internet Explorer 5 and 6 , Internet Connection Sharing, Encrypting File System etc. It has 512MB of RAM default and it can controlled maximum 137+ GB of hard drive.
  • Windows 2000
  • Encrypting File System
  • Windows ME
  • Windows ME • Windows ME [Millennium Edition] is a graphical operating system from Microsoft. • It was initially released on September 14 , 2000 . • Updated features in Windows ME is in Interface and Media . but.., • it was not so much popular among us and heavily criticized by some users, mainly for stability issues. • A PC World article dubbed Windows ME the "Mistake Edition“.
  • Windows XP
  • Windows XP  Windows XP came into the picture in 2001.  It had some advanced features like … ,         Updated Desktop Look Advanced portable PC support Automatic wireless connection support Automatic software installation and maintenance Fast start-up than windows 2000. Help and support centre Internet connection firewall Network set-up wizard and many more.
  • Windows XP can handled max 4GB ( in 32 bit) of RAM and 2TB of Hard disk (in 32 bit).
  • Windows VISTA
  • Windows VISTA Windows VISTA came in January 30, 2007. New features of Windows Vista include an updated graphical user interface and visual style dubbed Aero, a new search component called Windows Search.
  • Visual Styles of Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 7 • It was released worldwide on October 22, 2009 after two years of Windows VISTA. • New Features – Advanced Themes – Revised Interface – two-column layout Start Menu – Changes in Taskbar that it can shows Preview of a Window.
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8 Windows 8 came on October 26, 2012. Main attraction of Windows 8 is Windows Store and it’s Fast Boot. New platform for developing Apps. with an emphasis on Touchscreen input.
  • Features of Windows 8  Language and standards support.  Windows Store  Personal login Account  Shell and user interface  Multi Monitor Taskbar  Improved look of Task Manager  File Explorer with Ribbon.  Windows Defender with “secure Boot” functionality.
  • File Explorer interface with "Ribbon" & Multi Monitor
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8.1 [Over View] Modern interface Experience Work Folders allows a user to sync data to their device from their user folder located in the corporation’s data center. NFC Tap-to-pair Printing to enable printing with only one tap. Connect to Wi-Fi Direct printers without adding additional drivers or software on your Windows 8.1 device.
  • Calculator app. & Sound Recorder