Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows (fae the Inglis Windies) is a series o graphical interface operatin seestems developt, merkatit, an selt bi Microsoft.

Microsoft Windows
Windows logo
Windows logo, introduced in 2021.
Company / developerMicrosoft
Written inAssembly, C, C++[1]
OS faimilyWindows 9x, Windows CE an Windows NT
Wirkin statePublicly released
Soorce modelClosed / Shared soorce
Initial releaseNovember 20, 1985; 38 years ago (1985-11-20), as Windows 1.0
Mercatin targetPersonal computin
Available inMultilingual (137 languages)[2]
Update methodWindows Update, Windows Anytime Upgrade
PlatformsARM, IA-32, Itanium, x86-64
Kernel type
Default uiser interfaceWindows Shell
LicenseProprietary commercial software

Microsoft introduced an operatin environment named Windows on 20 November 1985 as a graphical operatin system shell for MS-DOS in repon tae the grawin interest in graphical uiser interfaces (GUI).[3] Microsoft Windies came tae dominate the warld's personal computer merkat wi ower 90% merkat share, owertakin Mac OS, that haed been introduced in 1984.

As o July 2015, the maist recent versions o Windies for personal computers, mobile devices, server computers an embeddit devices are respectively Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile, an Windows Server 2012.

References eedit

  1. "NT Server Training: Architectural Overview. Lesson 2 – Windows NT System Overview". Microsoft TechNet. Microsoft. Retrieved 9 December 2010.
  2. listing of available Windows 7 language packs
  3. "The Unusual History of Microsoft Windows". Retrieved 22 Apryle 2007.[deid airtin]