Happy 25th Birthday Windows. 25 years ago today, Microsoft released the very first version of the Windows operating system the “Windows 1.0.”
“Windows 1.0 is a 16-bit graphical operating environment, released on 20 Nov’1985. Version 1.02 was released in May’1986. 1.03, released in Aug 1986. 1.04 released in Apr 1987 with added support for VGA graphics adapters of the new IBM PS/2 computers. At the same time, Microsoft and IBM announced the introduction of OS/2 and its graphical OS/2 Presentation Manager, which were supposed to ultimately replace both MS-DOS and Windows.
Windows 1.0 was superseded by Windows 2.0 in November 1987, but supported by Microsoft for sixteen years, until 31 December 2001.”Wikipedia.