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  1. 1. History and development of Windows
  2. 2. Introduction to Microsoft • In July of 1980, IBM representatives met for the first time with Microsoft's Bill Gates to manufacture a new operating system for his IBM.  • , Microsoft focused on a new operating system that manages and runs, the computer hardware and also serves to bridge the gap between the computer hardware and programs
  3. 3. Birth of a graphical user interface (GUI). • .which was the birth of a graphical user interface (GUI). It’s the foundation on which computer programs can run. In 1983, Microsoft announced the development of Windows, a graphical user interface (GUI) for its own operating system (MS- DOS), and name their new operating system as "MS DOS”‑ • it introduced a whole new language to the general public. Typing “C:” and had various cryptic commands
  4. 4. Microsoft development
  5. 5. 1982–1985: Introducing Windows 1.0 • Microsoft worked on the first version of a new operating system. Interface Manager and was considered as the final name, that are fundamental to the new system. Windows is announced in 1983, but it takes a while to develop.
  6. 6. 1987–1992: Windows 2.0–2.11— More windows, more speed • On December 9, 1987 Microsoft releases W indows 2.0  • *it had desktop icons • It had expanded memory • You can overlap windows • control the screen layout, and use keyboard shortcuts to speed up your work.
  7. 7. 1990–1994: Windows 3.0–Windows NT—Getting the graphics • On May 22, 1990, Microsoft announce s 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 • Virtual Memory improves visual graphics
  8. 8. 3.0–Windows NT • It had manager ,file manager and ms dos in program manager • Windows was increasingly used at work and home and now included games like Solitaire, Hearts, and Minesweeper. • "Windows NT was a fundamental change in the way that companies can address their business computing requirements,
  9. 9. 1998–2000: Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows Me • Released on June 25, 1998, Windows 98 is the first version of Windows designed specifically for consumers • With Windows 98, you can find information more easily on your PC as well as the Internet. • Other improvements include the ability to open and close programs more quickly
  10. 10. Windows Me • support for reading DVD discs and universal serial bus (USB) devices • Another first appearance is the Quick Launch bar, which lets you run programs without having to browse the Start menu or look for them on the desktop.
  11. 11. 2001–2005: Windows XP—Stable, usable, and fast • On October 25, 2001, Windows XP was released From the mid-1970s until the release of Windows XP, about 1 billion PCs was shipped worldwide.  • Awareness of computer viruses and hackers increases, but fears are to a certain extent calmed by the online delivery of security updates • Windows XP 64-bit Edition (2001) is the first Microsoft operating system for 64-bit processors designed for working with large amounts of memory and projects such as movie special effects, 3D animations, engineering, and scientific programs.
  12. 12. 2006–2008: Windows Vista—Smart on security • Windows Vista was released in 2006 with the strongest security system yet • User Account Control helps prevent potentially harmful software from making changes to your computer. • Windows Vista also features enhancements toWindows Media Player • Search gets new emphasis and helps people find files on their PCs faster.
  13. 13. 2009: Windows 7 • Windows 7 was built for the wireless world that in the late 2000s. By the time it was released, laptops were outselling desktops, and it had become common to connect to public wireless. • Windows 7 was evaluated by 8 million beta testers worldwide before it was released.
  14. 14. 2012: Windows 8 •  It functions as both a tablet for entertainment and a full-featured PC  •  It introduces a totally new interface that works smoothly for both touch and mouse and keyboard. • Windows 8 features a Start screen with tiles that connect to people, files, apps, and websites. • It  is designed for sleek devices and long battery life, and exclusively runs apps from the Windows Store. It also comes with a built-in version of Office that's optimized for touch screens.