Windows v1.0

 

25 years ago on the 20th November 1985 Windows 1.0 was launched!

 

windows_1_0

System Hardware requirements for Windows 1.0

CGA/Hercules/EGA Monochrome or colour monitor

MS-DOS 2.0

256 KB of RAM or greater

Two floppy drives

windows-1.0-packaging

Windows 1.0 – 1985 Retail price $100

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Bill Gates originally wanted to call this Interface Manager.

But his Marketing exec Rowland Hanson convinced him of changing the name of it to Windows 1.0.

 

Happy 25th Birthday Windows!

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