Microsoft Windows is a line of graphical operating system, programmed in C, C++ and assembly language. MS Windows is used on approximately 90 percent of personal computers around the world, which clearly dominates all the other operating systems in the run.
Microsoft Windows operating system was introduced on November 20, 1985 as Microsoft Windows 1.0. The most recent Windows client version is Microsoft Windows 7, mobile version is Windows Phone 7.5 and server version is Windows server 2008 R2.
|OS Version||Release Date||Key Features|
|Windows 1.0||20 Nov 1985||16-bit OS offered limited multitasking|
|Included programs like Calculator, Calendar, Notepad, Paint|
|No overlapping of application windows allowed|
|Windows 2.0||9 Dec 1987||The first Windows versions of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel|
|Application windows could overlap|
|VGA graphics (16 colors)|
|Windows_2.1x||27 May 1988||Designed for Intel processors|
|Hard disk was required for installing first time|
|22 May 1990
Loadable virtual device drivers (VxD)
Applications could run in protected mode
|Windows 95||24 Aug 1995||Codename Chicago|
|Pre-emptive 32-bit architecture|
|Windows 98||25 Jun 1998||Codename Memphis|
|Windows update,Internet Explorer 4.01|
|Applications like Outlook Express, Windows Address Book, FrontPage Express, Microsoft Chat, Personal Web Server and a Web Publishing Wizard, NetMeeting|
|Windows Me||14 Sep 2000||Internet Explorer 5.5, Windows Media Player 7, and the new Windows Movie Maker software|
|System Restore logging and reversion system|
|Windows NT||27 Jul 1993||Powerful high-level-language-based, processor-independent, multiprocessing, multiuser operating system|
|Used journal and secure NTFS file system|
|16-bit and 32-bit platforms|
Windows Embedded Compact was released on 16 November 1996 for embedded systems like PDAs, smartphones and other memory constrained devices. using the concepts and architecture of Windows CE was built from the scratch. Windows CE is a 32-bit architecture with multitasking and threading features.
Recover Deleted Partition Windows 7
The most recent stable release of Microsoft Windows is Windows 7. Windows 7 hard disk partitions can be deleted using Disk Management. Once deleted, the partition it is neither visible in the Disk Management nor data is available to user. In such cases user can recover the deleted partition using Remo Recover (Windows) application.
Recover Deleted Files in Windows XP
Common reasons of file deletion from Windows XP are power surge, abrupt system shut down or accidental deletion. If you have lost important files and you need those back; read the above article, which explain the recovery process.