Infographic: A Chronological History of Windows

Infographic: A Chronological History of Windows

Windows 10 will begin arriving on computers in just a little more than two weeks from now on 29 July 2015.

Microsoft has indicated that Windows 10 will be the last version of Windows as they will maintain the OS through a regular update process called Windows as a Service (WaaS) instead of providing service pack level updates.

Those service packs usually arrived about every 12 months in the life of a Windows operating system to bring feature updates and improvements while security updates have been released monthly.

With the advent of WaaS we will get these updates and feature enhancements on a more routine schedule, maybe even monthly, as they get delivered via Windows Update. 

Windows 10 will also see apps take over some functionality to separate it from the core OS and allow a much faster update process compared to even the new WaaS update frequency.

There is no doubt that we are entering an entirely new world when it comes to Windows.

Check out this great infographic about the history of Windows and let us know what your favorite version of the operating system is/was.

Infographic: The History of Windows
Infographic: The History of Windows by Best STL

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