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Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft. Each family caters to a certain sector of the computing industry.

Information

Available language

137 languages

Cost

Paid

Developer

Microsoft

Development status

Active

Initial release

November 20, 1985

License

Proprietary commercial software

Price

$119 ~ $199

Source model

  • Closed
  • shared source

Stable release

November 20, 1985

Website

windows.microsoft.com

Package manager

  • Windows Installer
  • Windows Store

Desktop

File Manager

Login Screen

OS family

Unix

Kernel type

  • Hybrid
  • Monolithic

Software used

EXE

Update method

  • Windows Update
  • Windows Anytime Upgrade
  • Windows Store
  • WSUS

User interface

  • Windows shell
  • Graphic

Display

800x600

Graphics card

DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver

Hard disk space

16 GB for 32-bit OS 20 GB for 64-bit OS

Processor

1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor or SoC

RAM

1 gigabyte (GB) for 32-bit or 2 GB for 64-bit

Size

3.5 Gb