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Microsoft OS

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Microsoft OS
Change and Development through the tech
revolution

Windows 95
Still based on DOS
New File system, 32-bit graphics, 32-bit shell OS
Improved multitasking, easier use for everyday computer users
Support for external hardware, ex: printers and modems
Ability to disable DOS prompt
Windows XP
NT based core: Coded in C/C++/assembly
Redesigned GUI, increased user compatibility
Allowed for side-by-side installing
First machine to enforce product activation
Supported 64-bit
Greatly increased Disk space, Registry size
Fast, sleek and new compared to DOS based OS
Windows Vista
Greatly updated GUI, new and improved user compatibility features
New multimedia tools for casual users
Greater influence of computer security. XP was poor at detecting malware.
Received much criticism over its high performance requirements, strict copyright protection, and prompts questioning user control
Released August 24, 1995 also called Windows 4.0
Released August 24, 2001. XP is for eXPerience
Released January 30, 2007
Released July 22,2009.
Windows 7
Acted more as an upgrade to Vista
Focused on multi-touch compatibility, updated shell, and new taskbar
Improved boot time, and support for newer and better hardware systems
Fixed many of the problems associated with Vista
BRAINSTORM
ELEMENTS
copy and paste as needed to add notes to your brainstorm
By: Molly McLaughlin
Hour 2, ENG Concepts
MS-DOS
Released in the IBM PC in August 1981
Written by Tim Paterson under the name QDOS for a 16-bit CPU.
Microsoft buys rights to QDOS, and renames it MS-DOS / PC-DOS.
Initially released on IBM 5150: Featuring a 4.77-MHz CPU, 64KB RAM, 40KB ROM, and a 5.25-inch floppy drive for $3000.
V2.0 (1982): Added directory support, 10MB HDD and 360KB worth of floppy disks.
V3.0 (1984): supported 1.2MB floppy disks, 32 MB HDD, later including network support.
Text based OS, no GUI. Using typed commands to perform tasks.
Works Cited
Windows 1.0
Released November 20, 1985
Still carried DOS core
First Microsoft GUI: User interactivity and easy to use system
Ability to switch between programs without closing them
Came with software such as Paint, Notepad, and Calculator
Greatly increased productivity in Business, with easy computer systems that could be used by employees untrained in computers
Required 256 KB Floppy disk space, and a graphics card
slide 1:
DOS History: http://pcmuseum.tripod.com/dos.htm
MS-DOS: A Brief Introduction: http://www.linfo.org/ms-dos.html
slide 2:
A History of Windows: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/history
Microsoft Windows Version 1.x : http://toastytech.com/guis/win101.html
Slide 3
Image: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/91/Windows_95_Desktop_screenshot.png
Win 95 Summary: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc750186.aspx
Slide 4
Win XP Kernel Improvements: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc302206.aspx
Win XP to take the PC: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/press/2001/aug01/08-24winxprtmpr.aspx
Slide 5
Image: http://www.clemson.edu/ccit/learning_tech/ccit_training/windows/windows/img/Windows-Flip3D.jpg
Security For Vista: http://www.informationweek.com/gates-says-security-is-job-one-for-vista/180201580
Vista Overview: http://technet.microsoft.com/library/cc767881.aspx
Slide 6
Image: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/d/de/Windows_7_RC.png
Win 7 Requirements: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/windows7-system- requirements.html
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