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Introducing Algorithms

Last Updated On : Monday, April 13, 2015An algorithm is a set of ordered and finite steps to solve a given problem.The term algorithm refers to a method for solving problems. Algorithms can be described in English, but such descriptions are often misinterpreted because of the inherent complexity and ambiguity in a natural language. Hence, […]

Windows Evolution

Last Updated On : Monday, March 26, 2018Windows Evolution over Timeline Windows evolution started from 1981 as initially, Windows was a graphical shell that ran on top of DOS. This functionality continued through the Windows 95 line of OSs until it come to an end with Windows Millennium Edition (ME). Starting in 1993, Microsoft sold […]

Windows 3.1—The GUI

Last Updated On : Tuesday, May 19, 2015Windows shipped with several different GUIs from version 1.0 through version 3.0; however, the Windows 3.1 system became standard in the early to mid-1990s and set the path that modern Windows systems are still on today. Below figure shows the Windows 3.1 GUI, with the Program Manager in […]

The Precursor Disk Operating System

Last Updated On : Tuesday, May 19, 2015The first OS Microsoft was MS-DOS 1.0. Disk Operating System, was released in 1981 there were no support of USBs, printers, Microphones Etc. The primary function of the DOS was to allow for the loading of applications and the management of disks or storage. It is a textbased […]