Happy Birthday Windows 95!

  #MercyLink# 21:56 24 Aug 2005

As you may or may not know, Windows 95 is 10 years old this week.

Does anyone know the exact US release date?

  VoG II 22:05 24 Aug 2005

24 August 1995 click here

which, presumably, is why you brought this to our attention today.

  GaT7 22:06 24 Aug 2005

"On August 24, 1995, Microsoft introduced their first 32-bit DOS-based operating system -- Windows 95." - from click here.

Many Happy Returns of the Day (or night!) Windows 95 : ))) G

  #MercyLink# 22:06 24 Aug 2005

oh right! i didnt realise it was today! i knew it was this week some time because i read on winsupersite.com.

Happy Birthday anyway!

  Jackcoms 22:22 24 Aug 2005

Windows 95?

That was introduced a couple of days after man stopped using slate and chalk, wasn't it?

  Magik ®© 22:25 24 Aug 2005

and i am still running win95 on my desktop pc, and old compaq 4526

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:40 24 Aug 2005

You mean I've got to upgrade my 486 from DOS6.22 to Win 95?

  Magik ®© 22:44 24 Aug 2005

oh the good ole days, when we had win3.1 and all rushed out to buy the win95 upgrade...., that was really living on the edge.........

  VoG II 22:50 24 Aug 2005

You are not wrong there.

I can still remember the Rev Tom Butler using his slot on 'Thought of the Day' on Today on R4 to describe his problems installing W95.

Now you know that I am really sad.

  powerless 23:06 24 Aug 2005

Alles Gute zum Geburtstag!

Otanjou-bi Omedetou Gozaimasu!

Quchjaj qoSlIj!

S dniom razhdjenia! or Pazdravliayu s dniom razhdjenia!

  GroupFC 23:11 24 Aug 2005

FYI, we still have at work a machine that uses 3.1! It does everything that is asked of it (which is admittedly not much!) - and it it ain't broke etc.!

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