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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Operating system.
See also changes related to Operating system, or pages that link to Operating system or to this page or whose text contains "Operating system".

Parent topics

  • Computer [r]: A machine that executes a sequence of instructions. [e]

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Concepts

List of operating systems

Microsoft

  • Microsoft Windows [r]: The name of several families of closed source software operating systems, first released by Microsoft in 1985. [e]
  • Windows 3 [r]: The first widely popular version of Windows. [e]
  • Windows 95 [r]: A lineal descendant of Windows 3.x, intended to be capable of running both 16 bit Windows 3.x style binaries, and 32 bit Windows NT style binaries [e]
  • Windows 98 [r]: A lineal descendant of Windows 98, likewise intended to be capable of running both 16 bit Windows 3.x style binaries, and 32 bit Windows NT style binaries [e]
  • Windows NT [r]: Although also called "Windows", not a lineal descendant of Windows 3.x -- the first windows capable or real multi-tasking, ancestor of Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8 [e]
  • Windows 2000 [r]: Windows 2000 is a version of Windows for the business. [e]
  • Windows Me [r]: A lineal descendant of Windows 98, intended to be capable of running both 16 bit Windows 3.x style binaries, and 32 bit Windows NT style binaries -- the last windows to be a lineal descendant of Windows 3.x [e]
  • Windows XP [r]: several versions of an operating system developed by Microsoft and first released in 2001. [e]
  • Windows Vista [r]: several versions of an operating system developed by Microsoft and first released in 2006. [e]
  • Windows 7 [r]: several versions of an operating system developed by Microsoft and first released in 2009. [e]

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