A History Of Windows Presented By MicrosoftMicrosoft Windows has been around for two-decades and has helped technology evolve. Windows 1.0 was released in 1985 and brought a wide range of features no one had ever expected a computer to bring. Things like moving a mouse around the screen and being able to simply click to start an application.

Technology has come a long way and has even taken it a step further as more ways to input data into a computer are found. Things like Tablet PC’s or voice recognition are becoming an accurate way to take the pain out of typing. Looking back on what we had 20 years ago makes you wonder where we will be 20 years from now.

Even though Microsoft has plans for Windows years and years in advance it will still be awhile before we know what to expect decades from now. However, while we sit and ponder about the future we can take a look at the past with Microsoft’s History of Windows site. It will walk you through all of the different versions of Windows that have been released over the years and will certainly make you appreciate what we have now. Where would the World be without Minesweeper and Solitaire?