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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Wednesday, January 31 2018

List of Windows 1.0 OEM releases

Despite the known fact that Windows 1.0 was quite a commercial failure, you'd be surprised to know how many OEMs shipped it with their hardware.

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Monday, January 29 2018

Evolution of Windows 1.0 Part 4: Golden magazine build

We conclude our look at pre-Comdex builds with photos published in February 1984 issue of a French computer magazine called Golden. The photos were part of an interview with CEO of Microsoft France and they reveal several interesting details.

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Friday, December 29 2017

Evolution of Windows 1.0 Part 3: InfoWorld demo

There were actually two minor demonstrations of early Windows builds between the official product announcement on 10th November and Fall Comdex 1983 on 29th November. The first one was held on 14th November at Microsoft's offices in Bellevue, Washington for InfoWorld staff, with a major article published in their 21st November 1983 issue. The second one was on 22nd November, with an article published in February 1984 issue of Golden magazine. Today we'll be looking at the InfoWorld demo build.

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