PowerPoint Presentation: WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM GENERATION Ashok Sinch Given by Xitij sir PowerPoint Presentation: MS-Dos Short for Microsoft Disk operating system , MS-DOS is a non-graphical command line operating system created for IBM compatible computers that was first introduced in August 1981 . Unlike Microsoft Windows, which most users are familiar with today, MS-DOS requires the user to type commands instead of using a mouse. PowerPoint Presentation:
History of Windows
operating system was developed by Microsoft to overcome the limitation of its own MS-DOS operating system. First successful version were Windows 3.0, released in 1990. Subsequently released version were Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows XP Professional and Windows Vista. Microsoft initially announced the Windows product seven years earlier and released the first version in 1983.
PowerPoint Presentation: WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM 1985: windows 1.0 1987: windows 2.0 1990: windows 3.0 1993: windows NT 3.1 1993: windows NT Advanced 1993: windows For Workgroups 3.11 1994: windows NT Workstation 3.5 1994: windows NT server 3.5 1995: windows 95 1995: windows NT server 3.51 1996: windows NT server 4.0 1996: windows NT workstation 4.0 1997: windows NT server 4.0 enterprise edition 1998: windows 98 PowerPoint Presentation: 1998: windows NT server 4.0 terminal server edition 1999: windows 98 second edition 2000: windows ME (millennium edition) 2000: windows 2000 server family 2001: windows XP 2001: windows XP Professional 2001: windows XP 64-bit edition 2002: windows XP media center edition 2002: windows XP Tablet PC edition 2003: windows server 2003 2003: 64-bit operating systems PowerPoint Presentation: 1985: Windows 1.0 The first version of Windows provided a new software environment for developing and running applications that use bitmap displays and mouse pointing devices. With Windows, users moved a mouse to point and click their way through tasks, such as starting applications. The product included a set of desktop applications, including the MS-DOS file management program, a calendar, card file, notepad, calculator, clock, and telecommunications programs, which helped users manage day-to-day activities. PowerPoint Presentation: 1985: Windows 1.0 PowerPoint Presentation: 1990: Windows 3.0 The third major release of the Windows platform from Microsoft offered improved performance, advanced graphics with 16 colors, and full support of the more powerful Intel 386 processor. A new wave of 386 PCs helped drive the popularity of Windows 3.0, which offered a wide range of useful features and capabilities, including: • Program Manager, File Manager, and Print Manager. • A completely rewritten application development environment. • An improved set of Windows icons. PowerPoint Presentation: 1990: Windows 3.0 PowerPoint Presentation: 1993: Windows NT 3.1 When Microsoft Windows NT® was released to manufacturing on July 27, 1993, Microsoft met an important milestone: the completion of a project begun in the late 1980s to build an advanced new operating system from scratch. "Windows NT represents nothing less than a fundamental change in the way that companies can address their business computing requirements," Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said at its release. PowerPoint Presentation: 1993: Windows NT 3.1 PowerPoint Presentation: 1995: Windows 95 Released 08/1995 Computer: 100% IBM Compatible Processor: 386 DX or higher Memory: 4MB RAM 35MB Hard disk drive Drives: CD-ROM or Floppy Sound: Sound Blaster compatible Sound Card . Video: VGA or higher-resolution Controls: Microsoft keyboard / Mouse operating system: DOS 5.0 and Higher Price: $70.00 - $90.00 PowerPoint Presentation: 1998 : Windows 98 Computer: 100% IBM Compatible Processor: 486DX/66 MHz or Higher processor Memory: 16 MB of RAM Drives: Approximately 195MB; can take up to 295MB CD-ROM or Floppy Sound: Standard Sound card for sound capability. Video: VGA or higher-resolution Controls: 100% compatible Microsoft keyboard / Mouse operating system: Windows 3.x, 3.1x or Windows 95 to upgrade DirectX: Includes DirectX 5.0 Price: $80.00 - $100.00 PowerPoint Presentation: 2000: Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me) Designed for home computer users, Windows Me offered consumers numerous music, video, and home networking enhancements and reliability improvements. For example, to help consumers troubleshoot their systems, the System Restore feature let users roll back their PC software configuration to a date or time before a problem occurred. PowerPoint Presentation: 2001: Windows XP With the release of Windows XP in October 2001, Microsoft merged its two Windows operating system lines for consumers and businesses, uniting them around the Windows 2000 code base. The "XP" in Windows XP stands for "experience," symbolizing the innovative experiences that Windows can offer to personal computer users. With Windows XP, home users can work with and enjoy music, movies, messaging, and photos with their computer PowerPoint Presentation: Microsoft Windows Vista Windows Vista Released January 30, 2007 Vista Premium-Ready PCs Computer: 100% IBM Compatible Processor: 1GHz Intel-compatible Memory: 1GB RAM Drives: 40GB disk space DVD Drive Sound: Standard Sound card for sound capability. DirectX 9.0 compatible video card. 64,128,256 MB of Video RAM PowerPoint Presentation: Controls: 100% compatible Microsoft Keyboard / Mouse. Operating System: Windows 2000 / XP to upgrade. PowerPoint Presentation: All the best