Windows 2.x

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Windows 2.x
Part of the Microsoft Windows family
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Initial releaseDecember 9, 1987; 32 years ago (1987-12-09) [info]
Stable release2.11 (March 14, 1989; 30 years ago (1989-03-14)) [info]
Source modelClosed source
Preceded byWindows 1.0
Succeeded byWindows 3.0
Support status
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.

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Preceded by
Windows 1.0
DOS-Based Microsoft Windows Succeeded by
Windows 3.0