Today it’s 25 years since the first version of Windows was launched.
Windows 1.0 was launched November 20th 1985, one year after apple released the first graphic operating system. Win 1.0 worked as a simple shell on top of dos 2.0.
In the first Windows you couldn’t put windows on top of each other but instead had to move them around like a jigsaw puzzle.
In November 1987 Windows 2.0 was launched where Microsoft fixed this issue and could now use overlapping windows.
More interesting reading about the first versions of Windows.
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