Microsoft Windows

Information on the operating system, Microsoft Windows.

Windows

Microsoft Windows is by far the most popular make of systems software and it owes its success to the way it was developed to work on lots of different types of computers from different manufacturers.

There are many different versions of Windows such as Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. Each new version needs to run more demanding applications and also cope with the increased security issues.

A link to Microsoft's website can be found here:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows/home