On November 20, 1985, over two years after it was first announced by Microsoft, the company finally released Windows 1.01. It was Microsoft's first attempt at a GUI PC operating system.
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40 years ago today, Microsoft officially announced its plans to release the first edition of its Windows PC operating system. However, it would take over two years for the OS to finally launch.
Join us as we recap an exciting week in the Microsoft-verse full of Windows Easter eggs, news about cybersecurity incidents involving Lapsus$ and others, and gaming news including DirectStorage.
Lucas Brooks, "a newbie Windows fan," shared his findings of the earliest Easter egg found in the first Windows versions carefully encrypted and placed at the end of a bitmap file.
Microsoft today announced several new promos that coincide with the new season of Stranger Things, including the Windows 1.11 app, coding workshops at Microsoft Stores, an Xbox arcade, and more.
The idea behind Microsoft's Windows 1.0 teasers has finally been revealed, with a special edition Windows 1.11 app inspired by Stranger Things being released on the Microsoft Store.
Microsoft has been teasing Windows 1.0 all week, and it released another teaser today, this time showing the Netflix logo and also including a few props from the new season of Stranger Things.
Today, Microsoft posted a promo video to Twitter for Windows 1.0. The video is shown with minimal context, but Microsoft also changed the avatar for the Windows Twitter account to the original logo.
Got about an hour to spare? Well head on through to watch a video of the full process of upgrading Windows 1.0 to Windows 8 Pro, stopping at 2.03, 3.0a, 3.1, 95, 98, ME, XP, Vista and 7 on the way
A loading image for HTC's Zoe Share website bares more than a passing resemblance to the logo that Microsoft used for its first version of its Windows operating system.