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Title: Windows 3.1: Twenty-five years later, it's still a Microsoft milestone
Post by: Gilbert on April 06, 2017, 05:42:11 PM
Windows 3.1: Twenty-five years later, it's still a Microsoft milestone ($2)
6 April 2017, 4:59 pm

Happy Birthday, Windows 3.1(https://cms-images-pcw.idgesg.net/images/article/2012/04/windows31_01-11344007.jpg)Imagine a world without the Start button. No, I'm not talking about Windows 8. Dig deep into your memory, and you may recall a time when Windows 3.1 ruled the Earth.

Twenty-five years ago this month, Microsoft released version 3.1 of its MS-DOS graphical-shell-turned-operating-system. Windows 3.1 became the first version of Windows to be widely distributed with new PCs, cementing the dominance of Microsoft's OS on the IBM PC platform and signaling the dawn of the Golden Age of Windows.

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