History Of Microsoft Windows Operating System(s)

  • Microsoft Corporation is founded

    Microsoft Corporation is founded
    On April 4,1975 Microsoft Corporation is founded in Albuquerque, New Mexico by William Henry "Bill" Gates and Paul Gardner Allen.
  • Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released to manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released to manufacturing
    The first version of the Microsoft Windows operating system is released to maufacturing.
  • Microsoft Windows 2.0 is released to manufacturing.

    Microsoft Windows 2.0 is released to manufacturing.
    The second version of the Microsoft Windows operating system is released to maufacturing.
  • Microsoft Windows 2.1x is released to manufacturing.

    Microsoft Windows 2.1x is released to manufacturing.
    The seocnd verison of the Microsoft Windows 2.0 operating system is released to maufacturing.
  • Microsoft Windows 3.0 is released to manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows 3.0 is released to manufacturing
    The first version of the Microsoft Windows 3 operating system is released to maufacturing.
  • Microsoft Windows 3.1x is released to the manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows 3.1x is released to the manufacturing
    The second version of the Microsoft Windows 3.0 operating system is released to maufacturing.
  • Microsoft Windows NT 3.1 operating system is released to the general public

    Microsoft Windows NT 3.1 operating system is released to the general public
    The first version of Microsoft Windows NT 3.1 operating system is released to the general public.
  • Microsoft Windows NT 3.5 operating system is released to the general public.

    Microsoft Windows NT 3.5 operating system is released to the general public.
    The second version of Microsoft Windows NT, Microsoft Windows NT 3.5 operating system is released to the general public.
  • Microsoft Windows NT 3.51 is released to the general public

    Microsoft Windows NT 3.51 is released to the general public
    the third version of Microsft Windows NT, Microsoft Windows NT 3.51 operating system is released to the general public.
  • Microsoft Windows 95 is released to the general public

    Microsoft Windows 95 is released to the general public
    The first and only version of the Microsoft Windows 95 operating system is released to maufacturing.
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 operating system is released to the general public.

    Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 operating system is released to the general public.
    The fourth and final version of Windows NT, Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 operating system is released to the general public.
  • icrosoft Windows Embedded Compact is released to manufacturing

    icrosoft Windows Embedded Compact is released to manufacturing
    The Microsoft Windows Embedded Compact operating system is released to manufacturing
  • Microsoft windows 98 is released to the general public

    Microsoft windows 98 is released to the general public
    The first and only version of the Microsoft Windows 98 operating system is released tothe general public.
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 is released to the general public.

     Microsoft Windows 2000 is released to the general public.
    The first and only version of the Microsoft Windows 2000 operating system is released to the general public.
  • Microsoft Windows Pocket PC 2000 is released to manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows Pocket PC 2000 is released to manufacturing
    The frist version of the Microsoft Windows Mobile opersting system, Microsoft Windows Pocket PC 2000 is released to manufacturing
  • Microsoft Windows ME is released to the general public

    Microsoft Windows ME is released to the general public
    The first and only version of the Microsoft Windows ME operating system is released to the general public.
  • Microsoft Windows XP is released to the general public

    Microsoft Windows XP is released to the general public
    The first and only version of the Microsoft Windows XP operating system is released tothe general public.
  • Microsoft Windows Pocket PC 2002 is released to manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows Pocket PC 2002 is released to manufacturing
    The second version of the Microsoft Windows Mobile opersting system, Microsoft Windows Pocket PC 2002 is released to manufacturing
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center

    Microsoft Windows XP Media Center
    The Microsoft Windows XP Media Center operating system is released for general availability.
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 is released for manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows Server 2003 is released for manufacturing
    The Microsoft Windows Server 2003 opearting system is released for manufacturing.
  • Microsoft Windows Mobile 2003 is released to manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows Mobile 2003 is released to manufacturing
    The third edition of the Microsoft Windows Mobile operating system, Microsoft Windows Mobile 2003 is released to manufacturing.
  • Microsoft Windows CE 5.0 is released to manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows CE 5.0 is released to manufacturing
    The Microsoft Windows CE 5.0 operating system is released to manufacturing
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional X64 Edition is released to manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows XP Professional X64 Edition is released to manufacturing
    The second version of Windows XP opertaing system, the Microsoft Windows XP Professional X64 Edition is released to manufacturing.
  • Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 is released to manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 is released to manufacturing
    The fourth version of the Microsoft Windows Mobile operating system, Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 is released to manufacturing.
  • Windows Server 2003 R2 is released to manufacturing

    Windows Server 2003 R2 operating system is released to manufacturing.
  • Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.0 is released to manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.0 is released to manufacturing
    The fifth version of the Microsoft Windows Mobile operating system, Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.0 is released to manufacturing.
  • Microsoft Windows Vista is released to the general public.

    Microsoft Windows Vista is released to the general public.
    The first and only version of the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system is released to the general public.
  • Windows Home Server is released to manufacturing

    Windows Home Server is released to manufacturing
    Windows Home Server opearting system is released to manufacturing
  • Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 is released to manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 is released to manufacturing
    The sixth version of Microsoft Windows Mobile, Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 is released to manufcaturing.
  • Microsoft Windows Mobiel 6.5 is released to manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows Mobiel 6.5 is released to manufacturing
    The seventh version of Microsoft Windows Mobile, Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 is released to manufacturing.
  • Microsoft Windows 7 is released to the genearl public

    Microsoft Windows 7 is released to the genearl public
    The first and only verison of Microsoft Windows 7 is released to the general public.
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 is released to the general public

    Windows Server 2008 R2 is released to the general public
    The Windows Server 2008 R2 operatingsystem is released to the general public.
  • Microsoft Windows Phone 7 is released to manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows Phone 7 is released to manufacturing
    The first version of the Microsoft Windows Phone operating system is released to manufacturing
  • Microsoft Windows Emnedded Compact is released to manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows Emnedded Compact is released to manufacturing
    The Microsoft Windows Embedded Compact 7 is released to manufacturing.
  • Windows Home Server is released to manufacturing

    Windows Home Server is released to manufacturing
    Windows Home Server 2011 opearting system is released to manufacturing.
  • Windows Server 2012 is released to the general public

    Windows Server 2012 is released to the general public
    The Windows Server 2012 operating system is released to the general public
  • Microsoft Windows 8 operating system is released to the general public

    Microsoft Windows 8 operating system is released to the general public
    The first version of Microsoft Windows 8 operating system is released to the general public
  • Microsoft Windows RT is released to manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows RT is released to manufacturing
    The Microsoft Windows RT operating system is released to manufacturing.
  • Microsoft Windows Phone 8 is released to the general public

    Microsoft Windows Phone 8 is released to the general public
    The ninth version of Microsoft Windows Mobile operating system, Microsoft Phone 8 is released to the general public.
  • Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server is released to manufacturing.

    The Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server operating system is released to manufacturing.
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 operating system is released to the general public.

    Microsoft Windows 8.1 operating system is released to the general public.
    The second version Microsoft Windows 8 operating system is released to the general public.
  • Microsoft Windows 2012 R2 is released to the generasl public

    The Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 operating system is released to the general public
  • Windows Home Server is released

    The Windows Server Essentials opearting system is released to manufacturing
  • Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 is release dto the general public

    Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 is release dto the general public
    The tenth version of the Microsoft Windows Mobile operating system, Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 is released to the general public.
  • Microsoft Windows 10 operating system is released to the general public.

    Microsoft Windows 10 operating system is released to the general public.
    The first verisonof Microsoft Windows 10 operating system is released to the general public.
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016s latest preview was released

    Microsoft Windows Server 2016s latest preview was released
    The second version of the Microsoft Windows Server operating system, Microsoft Windows Server 2016s latest preview was released
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile is released to manufacturing

    Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile is released to manufacturing
    The eleventh version of the Microsoft Windows Mobile opersting system, Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile is released to manufacturing