Microsoft Bob

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Microsoft Bob
Developer(s)Microsoft
Initial releaseMarch 10, 1995; 24 years ago (1995-03-10)[1]
Stable release
1.00a / August 30, 1995 (1995-08-30)[1]
Operating systemWindows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, XP [2]
TypeGUI
LicenseProprietary
Websitewww.microsoft.com

Microsoft Bob is a computer program that was made by Microsoft. It was created to make Microsoft Windows easier to use. Microsoft Bob looks like a house that the user can move around in. The user's computer programs can be placed in the rooms to look like things in the house, like boxes and pictures.

History[change | change source]

Microsoft Bob was released in March 1995 (before Windows 95 was released), although it had been widely publicized prior to that date under the codename "Utopia".[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Lifecycle Information for Microsoft Obsolete Products Support". support.microsoft.com. Microsoft. Archived from the original on 14 August 2005. Retrieved 15 July 2014.
  2. "Raymond Chen Discusses Microsoft Bob". technet.microsoft.com. Microsoft. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  3. "MS plans Utopia for PC users". Computer Shoqqer. April 1994.
  4. "Microsoft makes for Utopia". Personal Computer World. May 1994.

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