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Microsoft Windows
The latest Windows release, Windows 7, showing the desktop and Start menu
OS
NameMicrosoft Windows
Company / developerMicrosoft
Programmed inC, C++ and Assembly language
OS familyWindows 9x, Windows CE and Windows NT
Working statePublicly released
Source modelClosed source / Shared source
Initial releaseNovember 20, 1985(age 26) (as Windows 1.0)
Frequently updatedyes
Marketing targetPersonal computing
Update methodWindows Update
Supported platformsARM, IA-32, x86-64 and Itanium
Kernel typeHybrid
user interfaceGraphical (Windows Shell)
LicenseProprietary commercial software

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Microsoft Windows is a series of operating systems produced by Microsoft.

Microsoft introduced an operating environment named Windows on November 20, 1985 as an add-on to MS-DOS in response to the growing interest in graphical user interfaces (GUIs). Microsoft Windows came to dominate the world's personal computer market, overtaking Mac OS, which had been introduced in 1984. As of October 2009, Windows had approximately 90% of the market share of the client operating systems for usage on the Internet.

The most recent client version of Windows is Windows 7; the most recent server version is Windows Server 2008 R2; the most recent mobile version is Windows Phone 7.

Microsoft Windows Video

www.youtube.com Click here to watch I Wanna Get A Killionaire - Halo Reach Song by BrySi (Musical Machinima) Call of Duty vs Halo Rap Battle by BrySi (Musical Machinima) The age old battle - COD vs Halo. Which one is the better game? If you have no opinion, then which rapper is better...Eminem or Lil Wayne?! SPECIAL THANKS TO EVERYONE THAT MADE THIS POSSIBLE! That includes my main man u4ix from www.youtube.com and to everyone that contributed such SICK clips!! SONGS NOW AVAILABLE ON ITUNES! www.brysi.com itunes.apple.com DIRECTOR'S LINKS: www.twitter.com www.brysi.com My Other Songs On Machinima Droppin Nukes - MW2 Song - www.youtube.com I Love MW2 - MW2 Song - www.youtube.com Bye Bye Halo 3 - Welcome Back Reach - www.youtube.com Halo Reach Rap / Black Ops Diss - www.youtube.com Care Package Glitch - www.youtube.com Snipers Are Wussies - www.youtube.com One Shot On My X - www.youtube.com DIRECTOR'S CHANNEL: www.youtube.com www.youtube.com - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Follow Machinima on Twitter! Machinima twitter.com Inside Gaming twitter.com Machinima Respawn twitter.com Machinima Entertainment, Technology, Culture twitter.com FOR MORE MACHINIMA, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE SPORTS GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE TRAILERS, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE MMO & RPG GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com Tags: yt:quality=high "Call of Duty" "Black Ops" BlackOps Treyarch <b>...</b>
3.33 min. | 4.73 user rating
www.youtube.com Click here to watch Snipers Are Wussies - Halo Reach Montage (Musical Machinima) Call of Duty: Black Ops: Rap Song! (Musical Machinima) First off, special thanks to u4iX (www.youtube.com and DeeperThanBones for contributing to this tune. It's awesome to collaborate IRL and across the Internet on such a project. Second, thanks to Tejb (www.youtube.com for making his guest appearance (TO THA FACE! Check out his cooking video here: www.youtube.com MOAR VIDEOS! Care Package Glitch Song - www.youtube.com Droppin Nukes Song - www.youtube.com Bye Bye Halo 3, Welcome Back Reach - www.youtube.com I Love MW2 - www.youtube.com Halo Reach Rap (Black Ops Diss) - www.youtube.com And now...the lyrics to this tune: v1 Riding in the truck on the way to gamestop Going to get my copy of Call of Duty Black Ops The next thing I'll be driving is an RC Car Roaming the map bout to set off an explosive charge I play a couple a games, score a couple credits Then customize my character the options seem to be endless Unlock achievements and titles, camos and killstreaks My icon is a horse with pistols on his feet Called my boss right away and told him I quit I'm making big money winning all these wager matches I see you on the camera, wondering what could it be You'll know when you're in Killcam don't forget to say cheese v2 Forget noob tubes, I'm a crossbow pro You've heard of onlyUSEmeBLADE? Hi I'm onlyusemebow Pull the trigger the arrow hits ya, the light turns green Then boom <b>...</b>
4.88 min. | 4.64 user rating
www.youtube.com Click here to watch Call of Duty: Black Ops: Premier Director Series - OpTicH3CZ Call of Duty: Black Ops: Top 5 Kill Cams of The Week Ep 1 by OpTic NaTion (BO Gameplay/Countdown) Whats going on guys this is our first episode of T5KC Hope you guys enjoy these series as you all did MW2, please be sure to submit your awesome killcams to: OpTicKillCam@yahoo.com 'Til next time guys this has been OpTic H3CZÃ you know the rest. DIRECTOR'S CHANNEL: www.youtube.com Visit my personal channel: www.youtube.com Twitter: www.twitter.com www.twitter.com Join the Respawn Army - Sign up today! www.therespawnarmy.com - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Follow Machinima on Twitter! Machinima twitter.com Inside Gaming twitter.com Machinima Respawn twitter.com Machinima Entertainment, Technology, Culture twitter.com FOR MORE MACHINIMA, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE SPORTS GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE MMO & RPG GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE TRAILERS, GO TO: www.youtube.com Tags: yt:quality=high "Call of Duty" "Black Ops" BlackOps Treyarch Activision UPC 047875840034 CoD "Hardened Edition" EAN "047875840225" Vietnam first-person shooter FPS Microsoft Xbox 360 X360 Sony "PlayStation 3" PS3 Windows Vista "Windows 7" PC Nintendo Wii DS machinima respawn gameplay commentary optic nation gaming opticgaming opticnation optich3cz heck h3cz h3czwe heczwe bops top 5 kill cams <b>...</b>
2.75 min. | 4.04 user rating
www.youtube.com Click here to watch How to Annoy People in Black Ops Ep.8 (Gameplay/Commentary) How to Annoy People in Black Ops Ep.9 (Gameplay/Commentary) This is just me acting like a Noob and putting on a genrally confused voice, I dont usually play like this but I thought It would be funny to do it and record some reactions and I only did it to people that weren't playing seriously and found it funny or people who were oh.....shall we say not so friendly. so please don't take it too seriously. Thank you and enjoy! Directors Channel: www.youtube.com - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Follow Machinima on Twitter! Machinima twitter.com Inside Gaming twitter.com Machinima Respawn twitter.com Machinima Entertainment, Technology, Culture twitter.com FOR MORE MACHINIMA, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE SPORTS GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE TRAILERS, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE MMO & RPG GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com TAGS: "Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2" annoying funny noob acting idiot blocking lol nice mw2 cod call of duty 1 2 3 4 5 6 black ops first stupid awesome good machinima nice easy tutorial how to be a zX NoRegretz Xz zXNoRegretzzXz yt:quality=high "Call of Duty" "Black Ops" BlackOps Treyarch Activision UPC 047875840034 CoD "Hardened Edition" EAN "047875840225" Vietnam first-person shooter FPS Microsoft Xbox 360 X360 Sony "PlayStation 3" PS3 Windows Vista "Windows 7 <b>...</b>
4.78 min. | 4.89 user rating
www.youtube.com Click here to watch Minecraft Shorts: That'll Do, Pig (Machinima) Team Fortress 2: Meet the Pyro (TF2 Machinima) The long awaited Meet the Pyro has arrived. :D Well, this video was uploaded a year ago but still. MEET THE PYRO!! Want to support or give suggestions on the next episodes? Message avemagnadude or leave a comment! DIRECTOR'S CHANNEL: www.youtube.com ORIGINAL VIDEO: www.youtube.com - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - This video will show you: How to kill a sniper How to use axtinguisher How to kill a heavy How to kill an engineer How to play team fortress 2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Follow Machinima on Twitter! Machinima twitter.com Inside Gaming twitter.com Machinima Respawn twitter.com Machinima Entertainment, Technology, Culture twitter.com FOR MORE MACHINIMA, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE SPORTS GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE TRAILERS, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE MMO & RPG GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com Tags: yt:quality=high team fortress 2 teamfortress2 tf2 teamfortress sniper heavy "meet the pyro" engineer scout medic spy soldier pyro flamethrower rifle box minigun valve woman lady female girl short animation avemagnadude blender blender3d anton espelita machinima how to steam PC windows Xbox 360 xbox360 microsoft playstation 3 ps3 the orange box portal episode 2 ep half-life halflife
3.85 min. | 4.12 user rating
msn.techguru.com.br Published by TechGuru http - Microsoft has been investing in many forms of natural input to enable users to interact with the PC and their devices using touch. Last year at the All Things Digital conference Bill Gates introduced Microsoft's surface computer. This year Julie Larson-Green (VP, Windows Experience Program Management), who was responsible for the innovative Office 2007 design, demonstrated the multi-touch innovations first previewed in Surface that will ultimately play a part of the next version of Windows.
2.15 min. | 3.85 user rating
www.youtube.com Click here to watch I Wanna Get A Killionaire - Halo Reach Song by BrySi (Musical Machinima) Call of Duty: Black Ops: I'm A COD Pro Rap Song - Best Ever by BrySi (Musical Machinima) Drop shotting kids everywhere I go! I'm not really a COD Pro, but I"m alright at the game. Some of you guys are pretty amazing though so if you're a pro crank up the volume and sing it out! Special shout outs to: u4ix from www.youtube.com KVG from www.youtube.com Thanks to everyone that supplied the dirty clips! music: Written and recorded by Bryan Simon THIS SONG IS NOW AVAILABLE ON ITUNES! www.brysi.com http DIRECTOR'S LINKS: www.twitter.com www.brysi.com My Other Songs On Machinima www.youtube.com DIRECTOR'S CHANNEL: www.youtube.com www.youtube.com Join the Respawn Army - Sign up today! www.therespawnarmy.com - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - FOR MORE BLACK OPS GAMEPLAY, GO TO: bit.ly Follow Machinima on Twitter! Machinima twitter.com Inside Gaming twitter.com Machinima Respawn twitter.com Machinima Entertainment, Technology, Culture twitter.com FOR MORE MACHINIMA, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE SPORTS GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE MMO & RPG GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE TRAILERS, GO TO: www.youtube.com Tags: Rap Song Bryan Simon Brysi Machinima I'm A Pro music video musical respawn yt:quality=high "Call of Duty" "Black Ops" BlackOps Treyarch Activision UPC <b>...</b>
4.10 min. | 4.73 user rating
www.youtube.com Click here to watch Call of Duty Black Ops World Premiere Uncut Trailer [HD] Call of Duty: Black Ops: Zombies Zombie mode is back and you have to survive the hordes of zombies that plow through the your cozy confines the white house! Machinima Respawn is playing COD Black Ops until we reach the Fifteenth Prestige. We're streaming the whole thing 24/7 until we reach it: bit.ly - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Follow Machinima on Twitter! Machinima twitter.com Inside Gaming twitter.com Machinima Respawn twitter.com Machinima Entertainment, Technology, Culture twitter.com FOR MORE MACHINIMA, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE SPORTS GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE TRAILERS, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE MMO & RPG GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com TAGS: yt:quality=high "Call of Duty" "Black Ops" BlackOps Treyarch Activision UPC 047875840034 CoD "Hardened Edition" EAN "047875840225" Vietnam first-person shooter FPS Microsoft Xbox 360 X360 Sony "PlayStation 3" PS3 Windows Vista "Windows 7" PC Nintendo Wii DS machinima campaign single-player multiplayer
1.77 min. | 4.57 user rating
www.youtube.com Click here to watch How To Annoy People: You spelled hazard wrong. How To Annoy People: How to climb ladders (Black Ops Machinima) S02E01 This is just me acting like a Noob and putting on a genrally confused voice, I dont usually play like this but I thought It would be funny to do it and record some reactions and I only did it to people that weren't playing seriously and found it funny or people who were oh.....shall we say not so friendly, so please don't take it too seriously. Thank you and enjoy! Director's Channel: www.youtube.com - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - This video will show you: How to annoy people in Call of Duty: Black Ops How to climb ladders How to make people angry How to get a negative k/d in Black Ops - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Follow Machinima on Twitter! Machinima twitter.com Inside Gaming twitter.com Machinima Respawn twitter.com Machinima Entertainment, Technology, Culture twitter.com FOR MORE MACHINIMA, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE SPORTS GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE TRAILERS, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE MMO & RPG GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com TAGS: "Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2" annoying funny noob acting idiot blocking lol nice mw2 cod call of duty 1 2 3 4 5 6 black ops first stupid awesome good machinima nice easy tutorial how to be a zX NoRegretz Xz zXNoRegretzzXz yt <b>...</b>
5.58 min. | 4.88 user rating
www.youtube.com Click here to watch Call of Duty: Black Ops: I'm A COD Pro Rap Song - Best Ever by BrySi (Musical Machinima) Call of Duty: Black Ops: Camper Song by BrySi Bieber (Musical Machinima) Special love to my boy J. Biebs for the original. I played every instrument on this track...including the drums, which I just bought as an early Christmas present (Thanks Machinima Community for all of the support! It's your gift to me!! I'll continue trying to make beautiful melodies for your ears!) On Topic : I HATE CAMPERS. Love to www.youtube.com for his verse and to everyone that helped film this, and yes, that includes you noobsauce campers. SONGS NOW AVAILABLE ON ITUNES! www.brysi.com itunes.apple.com DIRECTOR'S LINKS: www.twitter.com www.brysi.com DIRECTOR'S CHANNEL www.youtube.com www.youtube.com - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Follow Machinima on Twitter! Machinima twitter.com Inside Gaming twitter.com Machinima Respawn twitter.com Machinima Entertainment, Technology, Culture twitter.com FOR MORE MACHINIMA, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE SPORTS GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE TRAILERS, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE MMO & RPG GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com Tags: yt:quality=high "Call of Duty" "Black Ops" BlackOps Treyarch Activision UPC 047875840034 CoD "Hardened Edition" EAN "047875840225" Vietnam first-person shooter FPS Microsoft Xbox 360 X360 Sony "PlayStation 3 <b>...</b>
3.90 min. | 4.78 user rating

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Future of Windows : 64-bit operating systems
Timeline of releases
abbr="release"Release date abbr="name"Product name abbr="version"Current Version / Build Notes Last IE
 November 1985 Windows 1.01 1.01 Unsupported
 November 1987 Windows 2.03 2.03 Unsupported
 May 1988 Windows 2.10 2.10 Unsupported
 March 1989 Windows 2.11 2.11 Unsupported
 May 1990 Windows 3.0 3.0 Unsupported
 March 1992 Windows 3.1x 3.1 Unsupported 5
 October 1992 Windows For Workgroups 3.1 3.1 Unsupported 5
 July 1993 Windows NT 3.1 NT 3.1 Unsupported 5
 December 1993 Windows For Workgroups 3.11 3.11 Unsupported 5
 January 1994 Windows 3.2 (released in Simplified Chinese only) 3.2 Unsupported 5
 September 1994 Windows NT 3.5 NT 3.5 Unsupported 5
 May 1995 Windows NT 3.51 NT 3.51 Unsupported 5
 August 1995 Windows 95 4.0.950 Unsupported 5.5
 July 1996 Windows NT 4.0 NT 4.0.1381 Unsupported 6
 June 1998 Windows 98 4.10.1998 Unsupported 6
 May 1999 Windows 98 SE 4.10.2222 Unsupported 6
 February 2000 Windows 2000 NT 5.0.2195 Unsupported 6
 September 2000 Windows Me 4.90.3000 Unsupported 6
 October 2001 Windows XP NT 5.1.2600 Extended Support for SP3 until April 8, 2014. (RTM, SP1 and SP2 unsupported). 8
 March 2003 Windows XP 64-bit Edition (IA-64) NT 5.2.3790 Unsupported 6
 April 2003 Windows Server 2003 NT 5.2.3790 Extended Support for SP2 until July 14, 2015. (RTM and SP1 unsupported). 8
 April 2005 Windows XP Professional x64 Edition NT 5.2.3790 Extended Support for SP2 until April 8, 2014. (RTM and SP1 unsupported). 8
 July 2006 Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs NT 5.1.2600 Current 8
 November 2006 (volume licensing)
January 2007 (retail)
Windows Vista NT 6.0.6002 Current (RTM unsupported).
Version changed to NT 6.0.6001 with SP1 (February 4, 2008) and to NT 6.0.6002 with SP2 (April 28, 2009).
9
 July 2007 Windows Home Server NT 5.2.4500 Current 8
 February 2008 Windows Server 2008 NT 6.0.6002 Current
Version changed to NT 6.0.6002 with SP2 (April 28, 2009).
9
 October 2009 Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 NT 6.1.7601 Current
Version changed to NT 6.1.7601 with SP1 (February 22, 2011).
9
 April 2011 Windows Home Server 2011 NT 6.1.8400 Current 9

Future of Windows : 64-bit operating systems
Date
All versions 92.89% 79.94% 91.39% 84.87% 85.1%
Windows 7 30.6% 33.77% 37.68% 33.14% 40.4%
Windows XP 52.46% 35.71% 42.58% 35.59% 38%
Windows Vista 9.4% 10.34% 11.13% 14.98% 5.9%
Windows Server 2003
0.99% 0.8%
Windows 2000 0.18% 0.12%
0.17%
Windows NT 4.0 0.18%
Windows 98 0.05%
Windows Me 0.01%
Windows 95 0.01%

Microsoft Windows family

Earlier versionsWindows NT 3.1 * Windows NT 3.5 * Windows NT 3.51 * Windows NT 4.0 * Windows 2000
Client releasesWindows XP (editions * development) * Windows Vista (editions * development) * Windows 7 (editions * development)
Windows ServerServer 2003 * Server 2008 (2008 R2) * HPC Server 2008 * Home Server * Small Business Server * Essential Business Server
SpecializedWindows Embedded * Windows PE * Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs

Operating systems by Microsoft

Xenix * MS-DOS * MSX-DOS * OS/2 * Windows (1.0, 2.x, 3.x, 9x, NT, CE, Mobile) * Xbox System Software * Xbox 360 System Software * Zune * DangerOS * Singularity * Midori * Barrelfish

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SubtypesExokernel * Nanokernel * Hybrid



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