|OS family||Microsoft Windows|
|Source model||Closed source|
|Released to |
|December 9, 1987|
|Latest release||2.11 / March 14, 1989|
|Preceded by||Windows 1.0|
|Succeeded by||Windows 3.0|
|Unsupported as of December 31, 2001|
Windows 2.x is a graphical personal computer operating system developed by Microsoft. It 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 the release of Windows 2.03, Microsoft released Windows 2.10, and after 10 months, Windows 2.11. They were the first versions that required an Intel 80286 or 80386 processor to run.
Other websites[change | change source]
- GUIdebook: Windows 2.0 Gallery Archived 2019-07-27 at the Wayback Machine – 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|