Microsoft Windows Operating System History

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This guide takes a look back at the history of Microsoft Windows from its humble beginnings with DOS and Windows 3 to the modern day operating systems, starting with Windows Vista.  Enjoy the ride!

Humble Beginnings

Microsoft DOS

Windows 3.X

A New Generation of Operating System

Windows 95

Windows NT

Windows 98

Windows 2000

Windows ME

Windows XP

The Modern Day OS

Windows Vista

Windows 7

Windows 8

Windows 10

Microsoft Windows Timeline

Microsoft Windows Operating System Timeline