Are You Ready For Windows 7?

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Windows 7 – New Microsoft Operating System

It was 1995 when the very first well hyped launched of Microsoft operating system – Windows 95. After fourteen years, the excitement is back with the upcoming release of Windows 7 on October 22, 2009. The excitement even builds up because of the experience provided by the Redmond company to eager computer enthusiast to have a taste of the new Microsoft OS with its beta and release candidate(RC) versions. Comparing with the frustrating experience with Microsoft Vista, this new OS is a much improved and a promising upgrade. Tracing back the older releases of Windows for reference and see how the OS has evolved through the years.

Timeline of Windows OS

Date Released Windows Version

  • November 1985      1.01
  • November 1987      2.03
  • May 1988                    2.10
  • March 1989                2.11
  • May 1990                    3.0
  • March 1992                3.1x
  • October 1992             Workgroups 3.1
  • July 1993                    NT 3.1
  • December 1993        Workgroups 3.11
  • January 1994             3.2 (Simplified Chinese version)
  • September 1994       NT 3.5
  • May 1995                    NT 3.51
  • August 1995              95
  • July 1996                   NT 4.0
  • June 1998                 98
  • May 1999                  98 SE
  • February 2000      2000
  • September 2000   Me
  • October 2001         XP(with SP1,SP2 AND SP3)
  • March 2003            XP 64-bit Edition (IA-64)
  • April 2003              Server 2003
  • April 2005              XP Professional x64 Edition
  • July 2006               Fundamentals for Legacy PCs
  • November 2006  Vista(volume licensing)
  • January 2007       Vista(retail)
  • July 2007              Windows Home Server
  • February 2008    Windows Server 2008
  • October 2009   Windows 7





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