Here's a great news article on the Windows Online site that covers the history of Microsoft and our operating systems, with some great geek trivia in there as well.
Getting started: Microsoft co-founders Paul Allen (left) and Bill Gates
- 1975-1981: Microsoft boots up
- 1982-1985: Introducing Windows 1.0
- 1987-1992: Windows 2.0-2.11-More windows, more speed
- 1990-1994: Windows 3.0-Windows NT-Getting the graphics
- 1995-2001: Windows 95-the PC comes of age (and don't forget the Internet)
- 2001-2005: Windows XP-Stable, usable, and fast
- 2006-2008: Windows Vista-Smart on security
- 2009-Today: Windows 7 and counting...
Read it below: