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  • Microsoft's First Operating System

    Microsoft's First Operating System
    In 1986 Microsoft invented their own operating system it was called MS-DOS. This disk operating system was an operating system for x86 based personal computers. MS-DOS was the main operating system for IBM PC compatible personal computers.
  • IBM and Windows made an Operating System Together

    IBM and Windows made an Operating System Together
    IBM and Microsoft were developing an operating system called OS/2. This system was intended to protect the computer from more harmful threats. It was also said to allow more applications, such as text applications. OS/2 is no longer produced, production stopped in 2006.
  • Windows 3.0

    Windows 3.0
    Windows came out with windows 3.0 to improve the graphics interface, and an improved protected mode. This release started the rivalry with apple because it soon beat out the macintosh.
  • Windows 95

    Windows 95
    Windows 95 released pre-emptive multitasking, and yet again improved the interface. This also included 32-bit compatability. Windows 95 integrated MS-DOS and other windows products
  • Windows CE 1.0

    Windows CE 1.0
    This operating system was made especially for those whose computers had low memory. This operating system was intended for handheld devices and so on.
  • Windows XP

    Windows XP
    Windows XP allows use of personal computers. This allowed people to use XP on laptops and desktops. This was the first consumer-oriented operating system produced by Microsoft