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  1. 1. Created for - The Windows Club; VISIT: www.thewindowsclub.com1 1 By Powercut Media (IN); VISIT: www.powercutmedia.in
  2. 2. Created for - The Windows Club; VISIT: www.thewindowsclub.com2 2 By Powercut Media (IN); VISIT: www.powercutmedia.in
  3. 3. Bill Gates 1. A Programmer and Business Tycoon, Bill Gates was 2. A Computer Enthusiast. Born into a business family, he seemed to be 3. A Fast Learner who learned the tricks of trading and used them for his success as 4. Partner Turned CEO of Microsoft Corporation. 5. A Computer Geek in his early years, he was not interested in regular education 6. As A College Dropout, he went on to form a partnership with Paul Allen to be 7. Known as the Inceptor of Microsoft Corporation! Cover: Time Magazine APR ‘84 Created for - The Windows Club; VISIT: www.thewindowsclub.com 3 By Powercut Media (IN); VISIT: www.powercutmedia.in
  4. 4. Paul Gardener Allen1. Real Inceptor of Microsoft – Contrary to what people think, it was Paul who contacted three year younger Bill Gates to form a partnership venture.2. A Brilliant Programmer who came up with ideas for most products of Microsoft until 2000.3. After 2000, Paul distanced himself from Microsoft on health grounds yet remains as an Advisor for Microsoft! The name Micro-Soft was the idea of Paul… …Based on Micro-computers + Software Created for - The Windows Club; VISIT: www.thewindowsclub.com 4 By Powercut Media (IN); VISIT: www.powercutmedia.in
  5. 5. 1976: Formation of Micro-Soft A partnership venture between Paul Allen and Bill Gates Paul and Bill got their venture registered as MICRO-SOFT in 1976 The hyphen separating Micro and Soft stayed till 1977 when the venture was reregistered as Microsoft Corporation 5 Created for - The Windows Club; VISIT: www.thewindowsclub.com2012/10/10 5 By Powercut Media (IN); VISIT: www.powercutmedia.in
  6. 6. An advertisement Of Altair 8800 in Jan 1975 Created for - The Windows Club; VISIT: www.thewindowsclub.com6 By Powercut Media (IN); VISIT: www.powercutmedia.in
  7. 7. Cassette Selling Altair Basic Version 4.0 (Jan 1976) A Sequential Storage Device, if you remember! Created for - The Windows Club; VISIT: www.thewindowsclub.com 7 By Powercut Media (IN); VISIT: www.powercutmedia.in
  8. 8. 1975-1981 & Microsoft Corporation • BASIC Programming Language; • COBOL • FORTRAN • Assembler for Micro-Computers …among several other software… MEANWHILE ENTRY of APPLE into micro-computer segment ALSO IBM starts producing its own micro-computer line Created for - The Windows Club; VISIT: www.thewindowsclub.com 8 By Powercut Media (IN); VISIT: www.powercutmedia.in
  9. 9. 1. IBM Approaches SCP For License Of PC/M based QDOS 2. They fail to reach a settlement 3. IBM approaches Microsoft for Disk Operating System 4. Microsoft buys license of QDOS 5. QDOS is improved by Microsoft to PC- DOS and is licensed to IBM 6. PC DOS becomes MS DOS 7. MS DOS is licensed to different computer manufacturers, including IBM Created for - The Windows Club; VISIT: www.thewindowsclub.com9 By Powercut Media (IN); VISIT: www.powercutmedia.in
  10. 10. The Initial Versions of MS DOS Were Adaptations Of QDOS Of Seattle Computer Products, USA Created for - The Windows Club; VISIT: www.thewindowsclub.com 10 By Powercut Media (IN); VISIT: www.powercutmedia.in
  11. 11. Command Line Editor in MS DOS; Not Available in PC DOS Prompting Many To Switch To MS DOS Created for - The Windows Club; VISIT: www.thewindowsclub.com 11 By Powercut Media (IN); VISIT: www.powercutmedia.in
  12. 12. W i n d o w s 1 to W i n d o w s X P a n d W i n d o w s 7 It was a long ride that benefitted both MS and OEMs A non-comprehensive list of MS products • Office Automation Software • Email Software • Webmail • Chat Clients • Internet Browsers • Music • Movies • Entertainment • Disk Readers and Burners • Cloud computing products • And the list goes on… Created for - The Windows Club; VISIT: www.thewindowsclub.com 12 By Powercut Media (IN); VISIT: www.powercutmedia.in
  13. 13. WINDOWS 8 – Back To 81!Requires OEMs to go back to their drawing boards to create equipment thatwould be optimized for Windows 8, while maintaining compatibility witholder versions of Windows.This is more like 1981 when computing history took a major turn –compelling PC makers to come up with better designs. And those who didnot, faded away into the history. Time is once again at the point whenMicrosoft took a giant leap with its MS DOS range.Windows 8 is yet another major turning point in the history in making thatfocusses at post-PC era. What happens to the PC makers? Will some of themadapt, or will some fade away? And, will we see Microsoft producing full computers too? Created for - The Windows Club; VISIT: www.thewindowsclub.com 13 By Powercut Media (IN); VISIT: www.powercutmedia.in
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