|Part of the Microsoft Windows family|
|Initial release||December 9, 1987[info]|
|Stable release||2.03 (Build 927) (December 9, 1987info]) [|
|Source model||Closed source|
|Preceded by||Windows 1.0|
|Succeeded by||Windows 2.1x|
|Unsupported as of December 31, 2001|
Windows 2.x is in the family of Microsoft Windows picture-based systems that was better than Windows 1.0. Windows 2.x was said to look almost the same to the first Mac OS and more closely matched Microsoft's pre-release publicity for Windows 1.0.
Windows 2.1x[change | change source]
Five months after Windows 2.03, Microsoft released Windows 2.10 and Windows 2.11 10 months later. They were the first to require an intel processor to run. These are 80286 and 80386.
Other websites[change | change source]
- GUIdebook: Windows 2.0 Gallery – A website dedicated to preserving and showcasing Graphical User Interfaces
- ComputerHope.com: Microsoft Windows history
- Microsoft article with details about the different versions of Windows
|DOS-Based Microsoft Windows||Succeeded by|