Windows must be the most of our operating system, the occasional blue screen, often die, if the file is not saved, it will let us become deep, began to think about the meaning of life. Of course, as long as the file is not particularly important, or we are enough reason, thinking about life will be found, more time, Windows is a weapon, to help us in the study, work, life and thinking way to open up unlimited possibilities.
Today, Windows is 30 years old. It has long been the dominant PC operating system. However, in this high-speed forward industry, it is also standing on a future unknown intersection.
The following chart takes you back to the development of Windows for 30 years, and by the way, "happy birthday"".
In November 20, 1985, Microsoft released MS-DOS 1 on the basis of Windows. This is the first time that the user interface of the personal computer operating system for Microsoft. And 2 years ago, Apple introduced the world's first model equipped with a graphical user interface Lisa. Although Windows 1 is considered to be a poor product, but it makes Jobs big for the fire, that Gates stole the idea of apple.
1987, Microsoft launched the Windows 2. Windows can be overlapped, and the first time with the "maximum", "minimize" function.
1990, Windows 3. UI design has been greatly improved, began to support 256 colors, more colorful interface.
In 1995, the epoch of Windows 95. It has a complete graphical interface, the most classic Windows start menu also began this; the famous IE browser also appeared on the Windows 95.
Windows 95 triggered a rush to buy.
1998, Windows 98. This is an improved version of the Windows 95 based on the IE 4, Microsoft also with the operating system introduced Express Outlook, Express Frontpage, Cha Microsoft, etc. (I do not want to say that I have seen this operating system).
2000, Me Windows. Me means to be located in individual users, but the operating system is generally considered as a failure. Movie Maker Windows appeared on the Me Windows for the first time.
2000, Windows 2000. It was born with Me Windows, positioning is business users.
2001, XP Windows. This is one of the most popular Windows versions in the history. If you add a "China" to the front, you can not do it. It combines the advantages of Windows 2000 and Me Windows, no more, many people are using it to grow up.
2007, Vista Windows. Like Me Windows's "tragedy"". Even though it uses a new interface called "Aero Windows", it adds hundreds of features. However, this version is still a variety of bad reviews.
2009, Windows 7. Is the failure of the Vista to the "save" of the work, the Microsoft is very beautiful, Windows 7 is still one of the most popular versions.
2012, Windows 8. This is a big revision, Microsoft canceled the classic start menu, using a new design called "Metro" style, and want to use this style to replace our accustomed to the desktop software. And, of course, it's designed for touch screens and tablets. Maybe Microsoft believes that this is the future of personal computers.
2015, Windows 10. The latest version of Windows, Microsoft and the start menu, please come back, and the introduction of personal voice assistant Cortana, released a new browser Edge. At the same time, Windows 10 can be used across the device.
Even greater change is, Microsoft announced that Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 can be upgraded to Windows 10 free of charge, and, Windows 10 in the future will be used in a way that is not updated regularly. That is to say, Microsoft treat Windows began selling software thinking to sell services.
If you think there are too many pictures and text, and the Windows evolution of a simple version (Windows 3 - Windows 8), as follows.