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What was the first version of Windows you used?

Windows 3.x
203 (37.5%)
Windows 95
142 (26.2%)
Windows 98
91 (16.8%)
Windows ME
10 (1.8%)
Windows NT
4 (0.7%)
Windows 2000
3 (0.6%)
Windows XP
75 (13.9%)
Windows 2003
4 (0.7%)
Windows Vista
5 (0.9%)
Windows 7
2 (0.4%)
Never used Windows
2 (0.4%)
Windows 2.x
0 (0%)

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ImnoGuru



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    Re: June monthly poll
    « Reply #30 on: June 06, 2009, 07:17:42 PM »
    The first windows product I ever used, I bought and still have the disks Windows 3.11.
    Back then, I thought the hard drive was huge, it had a capacity of 780 meg and I'd never fill it. :o

    Now people wouldn't blink at a drive of 1 or 2 terabytes. 8)
    It takes 15 years to become an overnight success & Windows 10 will add another 10 years to it.

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    Re: June monthly poll
    « Reply #31 on: June 07, 2009, 11:45:36 PM »
    Windows 3.11 for Workgroups all the way! (And i'm only 16; My first computer was DOS 6.2 when I was 7 years old - best machine I've ever had.)

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    Re: June monthly poll
    « Reply #32 on: June 08, 2009, 06:41:46 AM »
    never owned one before until just recently  but spent time in the labs at school

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      Re: June monthly poll
      « Reply #33 on: June 11, 2009, 08:46:17 AM »
      Bought a Gateway first. With windows 95. Then upgraded to 98. Five years later and not knowing how to get help, a lot of surfing gone by and the computer being pretty much locked up, Gateway said they were not going to support my computer any longer.
      I bought a dell. Now 4 years later and very careful surfing  the dell is pretty much locked up. Frustrated, to say the least, I found Computer Hope yesterday. I have a forum going and high hopes of this turning out to be a successfull, knowledge gathering experience. And maybe acquiring a new group of helpful friends.

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      Re: June monthly poll
      « Reply #34 on: June 11, 2009, 08:50:01 AM »
      Bought a Gateway first. With windows 95. Then upgraded to 98. Five years later and not knowing how to get help, a lot of surfing gone by and the computer being pretty much locked up, Gateway said they were not going to support my computer any longer.
      I bought a dell. Now 4 years later and very careful surfing  the dell is pretty much locked up. Frustrated, to say the least, I found Computer Hope yesterday. I have a forum going and high hopes of this turning out to be a successfull, knowledge gathering experience. And maybe acquiring a new group of helpful friends.

      Quite a history! Welcome aboard!
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      Re: June monthly poll
      « Reply #35 on: June 11, 2009, 08:54:44 AM »
      Ya we should be able to get your computer fixed

      soybean



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      Re: June monthly poll
      « Reply #36 on: June 12, 2009, 08:43:16 AM »
      Windows 3.1.  One feature I recall that I liked was the File Manager.

      The computer was a Packard Bell Force 2010, with an Intel 486 processor.  Later, ran Win 95 on it.

      quaxo



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      Re: June monthly poll
      « Reply #37 on: June 12, 2009, 08:58:09 AM »
      Windows 3.1 on a 386 33Mhz with 4MB of RAM and a 40MB hard drive. I was the envy of my friends. The only one who could play Doom smoothly.  ;D ;D ;D

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      Re: June monthly poll
      « Reply #38 on: June 12, 2009, 10:26:43 AM »
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      Windows 3.1 on a 386 33Mhz with 4MB of RAM and a 40MB hard drive

      That rocked, back in the day!   :)


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      Re: June monthly poll
      « Reply #39 on: June 12, 2009, 10:37:37 AM »
      Oh, it was bad a## when I upgraded to 8MB RAM and a 1x CD drive! Awesome!  ;D

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        Re: June monthly poll
        « Reply #40 on: June 12, 2009, 10:50:19 AM »
        phhhh 486  ;)  Also its not much but dos with a little bit of a gui.  I got a copy or will get it soon, then a matter of putting it on the machine it was intended for.
        Windows 7 RC Tester.  Working on it.  Your monitor says etchasketch on the side!

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        Re: June monthly poll
        « Reply #41 on: June 12, 2009, 11:56:15 AM »
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        1x CD drive

        I'm not sure if I still have one of those.  I wonder if a modern system would detect it.  The kind I have is where you put the disk in a "holder" which looks almost like a jewel case, and then load the "holder" into the CD-ROM.   :o


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          Re: June monthly poll
          « Reply #42 on: June 12, 2009, 12:23:58 PM »
          its probably an 8x, I have one probably simualur too it.
          Windows 7 RC Tester.  Working on it.  Your monitor says etchasketch on the side!

          If I fall who is there to pick me up now.  I stand alone but I stand as the gaurdian for whom I wish to protect.  The sound of my blade utters my name as you fall.  For I shall not move.  For those that forsake the very people are wosres

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          Re: June monthly poll
          « Reply #43 on: June 12, 2009, 06:42:59 PM »
          I'm not sure if I still have one of those.  I wonder if a modern system would detect it.  The kind I have is where you put the disk in a "holder" which looks almost like a jewel case, and then load the "holder" into the CD-ROM.   :o

          Mine actually looked just like most drives do now, with a mechanical sliding tray, but used an ISA card instead of connecting to an IDE cable.

          It came with some Windows 'look-alike' GUI, forgot what it was called.

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          Re: June monthly poll
          « Reply #44 on: June 12, 2009, 08:11:03 PM »
          I still have, my proprietary MITSUMI drive. The whole assembly slides out and the lid opens upwards to pop the disc in.
          I was trying to dereference Null Pointers before it was cool.