15 years ago on August 24th, Microsoft unveiled the historic piece of software Windows 95. Snap to (pun intended) Windows 7 today. Looking back at the launch of Windows 7 and actually being part of it myself, it is clear to me that much of the excitement seen back with Windows 95 is still alive today with Windows 7.
Former Microsoft svp Brad Silverberg, now a venture capitalist at Ignition Partners in Bellevue, takes a trip down memory lane with folks at Alley Insider to describe what it was like to launch Windows 95. Here’s a look at Silverberg and Bill Gates on stage:
here’s the ad which launched Windows 95:
This montage also has some interesting highlights of the launch, including Jay Leno explaining Windows 95: