A history of Windows – Highlights From The First 25 Years

It takes years of research and development for Microsoft to come out with today’s operating system Windows 7 that dazzle us every so often. Microsoft has published an article on the Windows Online site that covers the history (1975 – 2010) of Microsoft and its operating systems Windows.

The article begins like this “It’s the 1970s. At work, we rely on typewriters. If we need to copy a document, we likely use a mimeograph or carbon paper. Few have heard of microcomputers, but two young computer enthusiasts, Bill Gates and Paul Allen, see that personal computing is a path to the future.

In 1975, Gates and Allen form a partnership called Microsoft. Like most start-ups, Microsoft begins small, but has a huge vision—a computer on every desktop and in every home. During the next years, Microsoft begins to change the ways we work……”

You can read the complete history of Windows operating system at Windows Online site. (Via)

Kannan is a computer and Android enthusiast, a blogger by passion and a tech freak. His always ready-to-help attitude, knowledge and hard work is what drives him.


  1. Srivathsan G.K

    Nov 20, 2010 at 7:55 am

    Windows – the best os I have ever used. *bows down* and Happy birthday. Hope they give some discounts and offers for customers on their birthday.

    • Kannan

      Nov 21, 2010 at 3:59 pm

      Hi, Srivathsan,welcome!

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