Brief History of Windows Timeline

A Brief History of Windows Timeline You Should Know

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A Brief History of Windows Timeline Everyone Should Know

Oct 05, 2021
Windows 11

Windows11

Windows 11 is a series of operating systems developed by Microsoft. It was first released in October 2021. Microsoft described Windows as an “operating system as a service” 

Jul 29, 2015
Windows 7

Windows 10

Windows 10 is a major release of the Windows NT operating system developed by Microsoft. It is the successor to Windows 8.1

Oct 17, 2013
Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 aimed to address complaints of Windows 8 users and reviewers on launch. Visible enhancements include an improved Start screen, 


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Oct 25, 2001
Windows XP

Windows XP

A major release of the Windows NT operating system developed by Microsoft. It is the direct successor to both Windows 2000 for professional users and Windows Me for home users.

Sep 14, 2000
Windows Me

Windows Millennium Edition, or Windows Me 

An operating system developed by Microsoft as part of its Windows 9x family of Microsoft Windows operating systems. It is the successor to Windows 98.

Feb 17, 2000
windows 2000

Windows 2000

A major release of the Windows NT operating system developed by Microsoft and oriented towards businesses. It was the direct successor to Windows NT 4.0



Oct 26, 2012
Windows 8

Windows 8

Windows 8 introduced major changes to the operating system’s platform and user interface intended to improve its user experience on tablets, where Windows was now competing with mobile operating systems, including Android and iOS.

Oct 22, 2009
Windows 7

Windows 7

Windows 7 is a major release of the Windows NT operating system .It is the successor to Windows Vista, released nearly three years earlier. 

Jan 30, 2007
Windows Vista

Windows Vista

Windows Vista is a major release of the Windows NT operating system developed by Microsoft. It was the direct successor to Windows XP


Jun 25, 1998
Windows 98

Windows 98

Windows 98 is an operating system developed by Microsoft as part of its Windows 9x family of Microsoft Windows operating systems. It is the successor to Windows 95.

Aug 24, 1995
Windows 95

Windows 95

Windows 95 is a consumer-oriented operating system developed by Microsoft as part of its Windows 9x family of operating systems. The first operating system in the 9x family, it is the successor to Windows 3.1x.

April 06, 1992
Windows 3.1

Windows 3.1

Windows 3.1 is a series of 16-bit operating environments produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers, released on April 6, 1992. The series began with Windows 3.1, which was first sold during April 1992 as a successor to Windows 3.0.



May 22, 1990
Windows 3.0

Windows 3.0

Third major release of Microsoft Windows. It features a new graphical user interface (GUI) where applications are represented as clickable icons, as opposed to the list of file names seen in its predecessors. Later  added multimedia support for sound recording and playback, as well as support for CD-ROMs.

Dec 09, 1987
Windows 1.0

Windows 2.0

Windows 2.0 is a 16-bit Microsoft Windows GUI-based operating environment that was released on December 9, 1987, and the successor to Windows 1.0.

Nov 20, 1985
Windows 1.0

Windows 1.0

 Microsoft released Windows 1.0 on November 20, 1985, as the first version of the Microsoft Windows line. It is a type of software that runs as a graphical, 16-bit multi-tasking shell on top of an existing MS-DOS installation, providing an environment which can run graphical programs designed for Windows, as well as existing MS-DOS software. 


Windows versions timeline

This is a brief list of Microsoft Windows versions timeline. Microsoft Windows is a major computer operating system developed by Microsoft.A Brief History of Windows-Windows Timeline. A Brief History of Windows Timeline Everyone Should Know

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