25 Years of Microsoft’s Windows

Techland gives Windows the best and worst of retrospective.

On Nov. 20, 1985, Microsoft released the first version of its flagship computer platform, Windows 1.0, beginning the reign of the world’s most prevalent – and most exasperating – operating system. Today, Windows still dominates the computing platform market, with 92.5% of all computers running a Windows OS. But, as even the most ardent of Windows loyalists would admit, popularity doesn’t always mean perfection.

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