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Microsoft Windows Complete History
Do you have any information about Microsoft Windows (MS Windows)? Many of you have already used Windows OS, or have used a Windows Mobile. But many in you probably will not have complete information about it. That's because somebody has never written well about Windows on the Internet before. So today I thought why not give you all the information about what Windows is.

It may also be that most of you have already heard about Microsoft's Windows operating system. But very few of you people will know what an operating system (OS) is and how it works. From today's post, you will also know what works of Windows. Before we came to Windows OS, we have to understand the operating system. So let's know today what is the Windows Operating System

What is Windows?
Microsoft Windows If I talk about it, this is a Graphical interface Operating system that was developed by a famous IT company, called Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft Windows is a very friendly, popular and the most used operating system. This is a lot of fun among the people due to their excellent Graphical Display and other features. Prior to the release of the Microsoft Windows Graphical OS, users used to work on the MS-DOS OS command line.
Microsoft always wanted to keep the name of their product in a word that would accurately define the GUI interface of Microsoft, so Microsoft chose "Windows" word because the GUI (Graphics User Interface) has multiple Windows Different task and program is used to run. That's why Microsoft added a new name to its product by adding the word of Windows to its company name, which was "Microsoft Windows". Somehow Microsoft Windows was born this way.

What is the operating system?
The operating system is a computer system that acts as a medium between the user and the Computer A Computer is a machine so it can not understand our given command. So the job of the operating system is to explain the instructions given by us to the computer. With the help of the operating system, the computer is able to understand the instructions given to us. Simply put, the computer without an operating system will not exist.
The second definition of the operating system can also be that by itself the hardware is organized. The operating system keeps the data of every program on the computer. With the help of which the operating system decides which length of resources the program will use.

Types of windows
There are many types of operating systems and can be divided in different ways, but the main types of these are only two. So know about different types of windows
  1. Single User OS:- Only one person can use the computer at a time in a single user OS.
  2. Multiple user OS:- At one time, multiple users can work with one or more people on multi-user user OS. Multiple user operating systems are used in large companies etc. where people have to work in conjunction.
As you have understood the operating system now, we now come on the Windows operating system. What is the Windows operating system? And why this is so much better than other operating systems.

Feature of Windows


Windows or Microsoft Windows, this is Microsoft's Product. The Windows operating system was started in 1985. Since its inception, it touched all the dimensions of heights. There has been a lot of change in the Windows OS since the beginning. Since the beginning, so many versions of it have come. Every time the company has tried to include good features from the previous person in the new version. And wanted to give something to their customers.

Microsoft Windows is a very popular operating system used by computer users, you will usually find it in your college, school or home computer.

Microsoft Windows Graphical Interface Operating System means that it uses Graphics or Icons to display information. This makes it very easy to run. Every class, age person can understand it easily and run it.

Prior to the arrival of Windows, MS-DOS had to remember some instructions to do every task, but since the advent of Windows, all these changed. After its arrival, you just have to navigate the mouse and click on it using the cursor mouse to use icons such as menus, tabs, dialog boxes or any other option to appear on the screen. With this, you can do any task easily.

Since the first version came in 1985, a total of 26 versions of Windows have come so far. The last version of the Windows operating system, which was Windows 10, came on July 29, 2015.

The most popular versions of Microsoft Windows include Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 7,Windows 8 and Windows 10. Every version of Microsoft's Windows product was extremely successful, but these versions became more popular and enabled people to take up space in the hearts of people as well as people.

History of Windows
Microsoft Windows made so much more effective Operating Systems, if we talk about 80s, except for Windows, then you can not think of computers at that time. From the beginning, Microsoft has divided its operating system into two parts. The first MS DOS Family and the other was Windows NT. Windows also became the world's most popular operating system with a new operating system. So let's know about the full history of the Windows operating system.

Windows 1.0
This was the first version, Windows 1.0, which was released in November 1985 by Microsoft's founder Bill Gates. This is the first Microsoft attempt to create a graphical user interface in 16-bit.
It had very basic functionality, such as gadgets (calendar, calculator, MS Paint and an primitive word processor).
It was running above MS-DOS, which was relied on top of a command-line input.
Also, it was relied heavily on the use of a mouse like a computer input device.

Windows 2.0
It was released in 1987, though it was not much better than earlier. The biggest innovation of Windows 2 was that these windows could easily overlap on one another, and in that the ability to minimize or maximize windows was provided, instead of "iconizing" or "zooming".

It supported the Video Graphics Array (VGA) display system, which allows 16 colors to be used in a resolution of 640 × 480. Windows 2.0 supported the 286 processor, but Microsoft has released a provisional version of Windows 2.0 to coincide with the time that Windows / 386 2.03 was supported by the new 386 processor.

Many applications were introduced such as Excel, Word, CorelDraw and PageMaker users.

The control panel was started in Windows 2, where many system settings and configuration options were collected in one place.

Windows 3.0


Windows 3.0 was released in 1990 and it was so successful that it was not discontinued until 2001. It also updated the GUI with all the new icons and it became the first Windows which requires a hard drive.

With the ability of virtual memory, improved graphics, and multitasking, it made Windows 3.0 sales up to 10 million copies.

The main reason for the popularity of this version was the Windows Software Development Kit (SDK), which provided developers with a great platform to write applications in Windows.

Windows 3.0 supports virtual device drivers (VxDs), which has minimized the hardware dependencies, just by adding a virtual device (the other software layer) between the devices and the OS.
The popular game in which Solitaire is also launched for the first time.

Windows 3.1
Windows 3.1, released in 1992, included all the necessary fixes and improved font functionality, in TrueType fonts, which made Windows a viable publishing platform for the first time.

Windows 3.1 requires 1MB of RAM to run it and for the first time it was supported for the first time with the help of a mouse to control MS-DOS programs.

Windows 3.1 was the first Windows that was distributed in a CD-ROM, however once it was installed in a hard drive it used to occupy only 10 to 15MB of space.

It also supported the multimedia function, which provided support for connecting external musical instruments and MIDI devices.

Windows 3.1 included the ability to close applications, just press Ctrl+Alt+Del, so that all hung applications can be terminated in running programs.

The first appearance of Minesweeper appeared in it.

Windows 95
It overturned the whole work of Windows. Windows 95 first arrived in August 1995, it included the first Start button and Start menu, along with the taskbar and above all of the multitasking it was fully focused.

Windows 95 introduced a 32-bit environment and designed to increase compatibility; It included "plug and play" concept - connecting a peripheral. In it, the operating system itself could find suitable drivers and help them in doing the work.

Win95 was the first MS Operating System to support long filenames. As with other predecessors, there was no need to install DOS before.

Windows 4.0
Only after Windows 3.0 Windows 4.0 was released In 1996, there were some labor improvements in it and it was not considered a laborer Windows release.

Microsoft Windows 98
Windows 98 was the first release that was designed specifically for consumers, with these support also provided for reading DVDs and reading USB devices. The USB support was greatly improved in Windows 98, whereby it was used much more. Also USB hubs and USB mice were also used too.

Introduced in Windows 98 back and forward navigation buttons, address bar in Windows Explorer, and Windows Driver Model for computer components and accessories - a driver that can support the future versions of all Windows ...

Microsoft Windows ME
It was released on September 14, 2000. This Windows Millennium Edition (ME) was the last OS that was built in the MS-DOS kernel. In this, support for digital media was provided, from Image to Image Acquisition to download images added from digital cameras.
IE 5.5, Windows Media Player7 and Windows Movie Maker also made their first appearance from this version.
The system restore feature was added to Windows ME, which could be restored to any deleted system files.

Another important feature was the system file protection, which prevented important OS files from being changed.

Windows 2000
Windows 2000 was fully based on Microsoft's business-orientated system Windows NT and later it became the basis of Windows XP too.

Many devices were able to plug and play together, along with it was often compatible with many operating systems. The defragmenter and device manager were also included in this.
Microsoft's automatic updating played a very important role in Windows 2000 and it became the first Windows that supported hibernation.

Windows XP
Windows XP was the most popular Microsoft Operating System that was released in 2001. It was also highly recognizable according to the user-friendly Os. Windows XP offered plenty of ease and functionality for laptops and desktop users. Windows XP was last updated until April 2014, after which Microsoft stopped the update of Windows XP at all.



The Start menu and taskbar were provided with a new visual overhaul, along with the familiar green Start button, blue taskbar and vista wallpaper, along with various shadow and visual effects were also provided. ClearType, which is designed to be easily edited in the LCD screen, built-in CD burning, autoplay CDs and other media etc.
Windows XP was a very big problem because its firewall is built in but it by default is turned off. Most of the hackers and criminals used this flaws. Windows XP was by far the best selling Microsoft operating system.

Windows Vista
Windows Vista was released in 2006, it has a stronger security system. There is a BitLocker Drive Encryption for data protection, enhanced in Media Player, home entertainment, photographs customization, video editing and better display design also upgraded.

This version only survived 3 years, because there were considerable bugs in this version, and these are not very user-friendly. PC gamers also got a lot of boost as Microsoft's DirectX 10 technology was added to it.
Windows Media Player 11 and IE 7 debuted, along with Windows Defender which was also included in an anti-spyware program.

Vista included speech recognition, Windows DVD Maker and Photo Gallery, along with it became the first Windows that was distributed to the DVD.

Microsoft Windows 7
Windows 7 was released in October 2009, it was much faster, more stable and easy to use. It became an operating system mostly for users and business, which they adopted with great pleasure, upgrade Windows XP, because Windows Vista did not become completely popular.

This has added new features in many ways - like Snap, Peek, and Shake.

Windows Touch has enabled users to use fingers to open browsing, flipping photos, and files / folders. You can stream music, videos, and photos from your PC to stereo or TV.

Handwriting Recognition also comes from Windows, as well as automatic window resizing.

Windows 8
It was released in October 2012, Windows 8 was a very popular Microsoft version, in which the Start button and Start menu were significantly changed. More than this, touch-friendly Start screen can be presented.

Windows 8 is much faster than previous versions of Windows and it supports faster USB 3.0 devices.

The Windows Store, which offers Universal Windows Apps, has now been introduced in full-screen mode.

Now in the new tiled interface, programme icons and live tiles appear, it replaces lists of programs and icons.

It also included many new technologies such as near-field communications, Universal Serial Bus 3.0 (USB 3.0), low-power ARM architecture, cloud computing and UEFI firmware. Along with this many security features such as malware filtering, spam detection, built-in antivirus capabilities etc. were included.



Windows 10
It was announced in 30 September 2014. Windows 10 is the latest version of Windows and in that the company has installed all the features that they did not get in the earlier version. In addition, many new features are being constantly being implemented, allowing users to get all the latest updates.

Windows 10 has brought it to the Start menu which is giving it a balance look, as well as a traditional desktop computer users.

Many of these are included in interesting features such as you can switch to keyboard mode, mouse mode, tablet mode.

It is designed to unify all Windows platforms across multiple devices, in which Windows Phone and Tablets, together with universal apps that can be downloaded from the Windows Store, and which are easily compatible in all Windows devices and Run can also happen.

In this version of Windows, Microsoft Edge has also been introduced in a new way. You can upgrade any qualified device, whether it is tablets, PCs, smartphones or Xbox consoles, in Windows 10, you can also upgrade the devices in which the pirated copies of Windows are used.

Advantages of Microsoft Windows
  1. Easy to use:- Microsoft Windows has made a lot of changes in its system, it's easy to use operating system. Although it is not so easy to use, it is much easier than the other OS. And people of any age group or age can use it easily.
  2. Software:- You get to use more software in Windows. Due to its popularity, the people who use it are more. And because of them, the more software is the same. There you can find lots of software in it.
  3. Compatibility:- Windows also supports the programs used on its earlier versions on its newer versions. Which makes it compatible.
Disadvantages of Windows
  1. Price:- The price of Microsoft Windows is much higher compared to other OS such as Linux etc.
  2. Securiry:- Security in Windows has been the subject of discussion since the beginning. Microsoft's security has been quite weak against the other OS. It has been believed that Windows products are never made for security. The percentage of hacks in Windows is much higher than Linux's. Security has always been a problem for Windows OS.
  3. Reliability:- Windows has to be rebooted from time to time if it is not done, then the system will stop working and hang.
Here we talked about some of the advantages and disadvantages of the Windows OS!

Windows Phone
Windows Phone or WP is a series of mobile operating systems that Microsoft was designed for mobile phones. The interface of Windows Phone was taken from the metro design language. This was first launched in 2010 with Windows Phone 7. Windows Phone 8.1 has been released recently and is the last OS.

Windows Phone 2015 was replaced by Windows 10 Mobile. In this new environment was provided for the application.

On October 8, 2017, Microsoft decided that the work of Windows 10 would be discontinued. Because there was a lot of work to do in the market and people in Windows Phone, and because of the trend, Microsoft had to make those decisions.

Conclusion


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