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Microsoft Windows (Computer file)


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  • Work Begun

    • (edtf) 1985-11-20
  • Variants

    • us: Windows (Computer file)
    • us: Chicago (Computer file)
    • us: Microsoft Windows 95
    • us: Windows 95
    • us: Microsoft Windows CE
    • us: Windows CE
    • us: Pegasus (Computer file)
    • us: Windows for workgroups
    • us: Microsoft Windows for workgroups
    • us: Windows 98
    • us: Microsoft Windows 98
    • us: Windows 2000 professional
    • us: Windows 2000
    • us: Microsoft Windows 2000
    • us: Microsoft Windows Me millennium edition
    • us: Windows Me
    • us: Microsoft Windows XP (Computer file)
    • us: Windows XP
    • us: Microsoft Windows Vista
    • us: Windows Vista
    • us: Microsoft Windows 7
    • us: Windows 7
    • us: Windows 8
    • us: Windows 10
  • Use For

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Microsoft website, Jan. 22, 2001 (Windows Me)
    • found: Durant, D. Programmer's guide to Windows, c1988: t.p. (Microsoft Windows) p. xvii (Windows)
    • found: LC data base, 7/11/88 (hdg.: Microsoft Windows (Computer program); usage: Windows; Microsoft Windows)
    • found: Microsoft Windows [CF] c1987
    • found: Computer Technology Research Corp. Chicago, 1994: CIP t.p. (Chicago) CIP data sheet (code-name of Microsoft's not yet released 32-bit desktop operating system integrating DOS and Windows)
    • found: Phone call to Microsoft Corp., 11-14-94 (Microsoft Windows 95; successor to Microsoft Windows 3.1; final name for Chicago)
    • found: Microsoft Windows 95 WWW site, FAQ page, 8-15-95 (first version of Windows using Microsoft's new version numbering system based on release year; successor to Windows 3.x and Windows for Workgroups 3.x)
    • found: Designing Windows 95 help, c1996.
    • found: Introducing Microsoft Windows CE, 1997: CIP descriptive material from publisher (implementation of Windows 95 interface plus Office applications in 4MB of ROM on handheld device that uses a stylus for data entry; codenamed Pegasus)
    • found: Microsoft Windows CE WWW site, About and Q & A pages, 01-29-97 (open, scalable Windows platform for a range of communications, entertainment, and mobile-computing devices such as handheld PCs, digital information pages, cellular smart phones, digital video disc (DVD) players, Internet TVs, digital set-top boxes, and Internet Web phones; licensed platform for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs); Microsoft has no plans to offer Windows CE through retail channels)
    • found: Borland, R. Windows for workgroups companion, 1993: t.p. (Windows for workgroups)
    • found: Queen, J. Building local area networks with Windows for Workgroups, c1993: CIP t.p. (Windows for Workgroups) galley ("Windows for Workgroups is an extension of the basic Windows 3.1 platform")
    • found: Microsoft Windows for workgroups [CF], 1992: disk label (Microsoft Windows for workgroups)
    • found: Using Windows 98, c1998: t.p. (Windows 98) cover (Microsoft Windows 98)
    • found: Windows 2000 professional for dummies, c1999: t.p. (Windows 2000 professional) p. 2 (Windows 2000)
    • found: Sams teach yourself Microsoft Windows Me millennium edition, c2000.
    • found: Microsoft website, Jan. 24, 2001 (Windows Me)
    • found: Stanek, William R. Microsoft Windows XP professional administrator's pocket consultant, 2001: CIP t.p. (Microsoft Windows XP)
    • found: Microsoft Windows Vista unveiled, 2006: t.p. (Microsoft Windows Vista) cover (Windows Vista)
    • found: Gaskin, Shelley. Go! with. Microsoft Windows 7 introductory, 2010.
    • found: Exam 70-688 managing and maintaining Windows 8, 2013: ECIP t.p. (Windows 8)
    • found: Easy Windows 10, 2015.
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed Sept. 14, 2015 (Microsoft introduced an operating environment named Windows on November 20, 1985) {https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Windows}
  • Change Notes

    • 1988-07-25: new
    • 2016-03-05: revised
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