Sunday, April 22 2018

Evolution of Windows 1.0 part 6: Wang's Comdex demo

Finally, we reach Comdex Fall 83, which took place between 28th November and 2nd December 1983 in Las Vegas. Microsoft was there, of course, showing off their freshly announced Windows, along with their OEM partners who already signed up to support the OS. One of them was Wang. Some brief footage of their demo is available online for us to take look at.

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Wednesday, April 4 2018

Evolution of Windows 1.0 Part 2 Update

A couple of new photos of the announcement build were found.

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Friday, February 23 2018

Evolution of Windows 1.0 Part 5: COMDEX promotional material

Windows 1.0 was demonstrated at fall COMDEX 1983 on 29th November. Microsoft also prepared some promotional material for this occasion, which includes three photos of the OS.

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Friday, February 16 2018

Evolution of Windows 1.0 Part 4 update

Today I found some new photos in various French magazines, including two I've already discussed in part 4. These new ones are in much better quality though.

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Saturday, February 3 2018

Switch to Windows 95

In November last year I wrote about the forgotten and obscure feature of early Windows 95 builds that lets you run Windows 3.1 in a window on Windows 95. Since then I was wondering if this would still work on the final build (950) of Windows 95, considering so much has changed since build 58s.

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