|Part of the Microsoft Windows family|
|Initial release||December 9, 1987[info]|
|Stable release||2.11 (March 14, 1989info]) [|
|Source model||Closed source|
|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 environment 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 require an Intel 80286 or 80386 processor to run.
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|