WindowsGetting started with Windows


Remarks

Windows is a series of operating systems developed and published by software company Microsoft.

you can get expanded information from Wikipedia - Microsoft Windows

Versions

Desktop versions

VersionDate
DOS1981-08-01
1.011985-11-20
1.021986-05-01
1.031986-08-01
1.041986-04-01
2.031987-12-09
2.101988-05-27
2.111989-03-13
3.01990-05-22
3.11992-04-22
NT 3.11993-06-27
Workgroups 3.111993-11-01
3.21993-11-22
NT 3.51994-09-22
NT 3.511995-05-30
951995-07-24
NT 4.01996-07-24
981998-06-25
20002000-02-17
ME2000-08-14
XP2001-10-25
XP Professional x642005-04-25
Vista2007-01-30
72009-10-22
82012-10-26
8.12013-10-17
102015-07-29
10 Anniversary update2016-08-01

Server versions

VersionDate
NT 3.11993-08-01
NT 3.51994-09-01
NT 3.511996-06-14
NT 4.01995-07-29
20002000-02-17
Server 20032003-04-01
Server 2003 R22006-12-01
Server 2008 R22009-07-01
Server 20122012-08-01
Server 2012 R22013-10-01
Server 20162016-09-01

Mobile versions

VersionDate
Pocket PC 20002000-04-19
Pocket PC 20022001-10-01
Mobile 20032003-06-23
Mobile 2003 SE2003-03-24
Mobile 5.02005-05-09
Mobile 6.02007-01-03
Mobile 6.12008-04-01
Mobile 6.52009-05-11
Phone 72010-10-21
Phone 7.52011-09-27
Phone 7.82013-02-01
Phone 82012-10-29
Phone 8.12014-08-15
10 Mobile2016-11-20

Information

The History

Microsoft windows is an operating system available in 137 languages, wrote in C,C++ & Assembly , can be installed on "ARM, IA-32, Itanium, x86-64, DEC Alpha, MIPS, PowerPC" platforms

first release was in November 20 ,1985 as windows 1.0

with about 2 billion PC(personal computer) windows is the most used operating system