Windows Operating Systems...
• Windows 95 is the first operating system which features USB Support, UDMA Support, Safe Mode option and Windows Update features.
• The minimum system requirements called for a 386DX processor, 4MB of RAM, and a 120MB hard drive.
• Windows 95 was available on either floppy disks or a CD-ROM. The floppy version shipped with 13 disks.
• Support for Windows 95 ended on December 31, 2002.
• FAT32 and FAT 16 file systems were first introduced with Windows 95 Operating system.
• Windows 95 did not by default Internet Explorer. IE was released as part of the add-on package Plus! for Windows 95.
• Windows 98 was the first operating system to use the Windows Driver Model.
• Windows 98 desktop integrated with Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0.
• Windows 98 included DirectX 5.0 which was missing in Windows 95.
• Windows XP came in two versions: a Home Edition and Professional.
• It is also the first version of Windows to use product activation to combat illegal copying.
• Windows Firewall was first included in Windows XP.
• It has some new features like Advanced portable PC support, Automatic wireless connection support, Help and support centre, Network set-up wizard, Remote desktop access etc.
List of Windows Operating System
|Client Operating System||Release Date|
|Windows 1.01||20th November, 1985|
|Windows 2.0||9th December, 1987|
|Windows 3.0||22nd May, 1990|
|Windows 95||24th August, 1995|
|Windows NT 4.0||29th July, 1996|
|Windows 98||25th June, 1998|
|Windows 2000 Professional||17th February, 2000|
|Windows Me||14th September, 2000|
|Windows XP||24th August, 2001|
|Windows XP 64-bit Edition||25th October, 2001|
|Windows Vista||8th November, 2006|
|Windows 7||22nd July, 2009|
|Windows 8||26th October, 2012|
|Windows 10||29th July, 2015|
|Windows 11||5th October, 2021|
|Server Operating System||Release Date|
|Windows NT 3.1||26th July, 1993|
|Windows NT 4.0||24th August, 1996|
|Windows 2000||17th February, 2000|
|Windows Server 2003||24th April, 2003|
|Windows Server 2008||4th February, 2008|
|Windows Server 2008 R2||22th July, 2009|
|Windows Server 2012||1st August, 2012|
|Windows Server 2016||26th September, 2016|