Microsoft Windows (or simply Windows) is a family of graphical operating systems. It consists of several families of operating systems.

Microsoft introduced an operating environment named Windows on November 20, 1985, as a graphical operating system shell for MS-DOS in response to the growing interest in graphical user interfaces (GUIs).

As of July 2015, the most recent version of Windows for personal computers, tablets and smartphones is Windows 10. The most recent versions for server computers and embedded devices are respectively Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Embedded 8.

List of Microsoft windows versions

Windows 1.0 (1985)
Windows 2.0 (1987)
Windows 3.x (1990, 1992)
Windows 95 (1995)
Windows 98 (1998)
Windows 2000 (2000)
Windows ME (2000)
Windows XP (2001)
Windows Vista (2006)
Windows 7 (2009)
Windows 8 (2012)
Windows 8.1 (2014)
Windows 10 (2015)


Why Windows Crashes

Why Windows Crashes Windows crashes (i.e.: stops executions and displays the blue screen) for many different reasons: a reference to a memory address that causes an access violation, an unexpected exception or trap, a faulting kernel mode driver and so on. Blue screen: when the system encounters a hardware problem, data inconsistency, or similar error,…

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