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20 November, 2006

Happy 21st Birthday, Windows

Windows is 21 years old today. Microsoft first released Windows 1.0 on 20th November 1985.

When Windows 1.0 was first released, it was priced at US$100 (or about US$177 in today's money).
Microsoft sent out a press kit two years before launching, with a real squeegee and a cloth.
Windows crashes at an estimated 25 million times a day.

... more at Happy 21st, Windows!, SillyDog701 Message Centre.

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