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Windows 2.x
Part of the Microsoft Windows family
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Developer
Microsoft
Website http://www.microsoft.com/
Releases
Initial release December 9, 1987; 33 years ago (1987-12-09) [info]
Stable release 2.11 (March 14, 1989; 32 years ago (1989-03-14)) [info]
Source model Closed source
License MS-EULA
Preceded by Windows 1.0
Succeeded by Windows 3.0
Support status
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

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.


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