Windows operating system is a software platform that runs on personal computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. It was developed by Microsoft Corporation, one of the world’s largest software companies. Windows operating system allows users to perform various tasks, such as browsing the web, creating documents, playing games, listening to music, and more.
Windows operating system has a long and rich history, spanning over three decades. It has evolved from a simple graphical user interface to a complex and powerful system that supports millions of applications and devices. In this blog, we will explore the history, features, and versions of the Windows operating system.
History of Windows Operating System
The first version of the Windows operating system was released in 1985, as an extension of MS-DOS, a command-line operating system. Here command Line interface means to interact with the computer by typing some commands on the Keyboard.
After these versions like Windows 95, Windows XP and Windows Vista came and each one was equipped with something advanced in terms of technology.
Windows 10, released in 2015, was the latest and current version of the Windows operating system. It was a hybrid of Windows 7 and Windows 8, combining the best features of both systems. Windows 10 also introduced new features such as Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Windows Hello, and Windows Continuum. Windows 10 was also the first version of Windows that offered free upgrades and regular updates.