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Windows 95 is 25 years old today Where do you want to go today? Update August 24th, 2020: Today marks Windows 95’s 25th anniversary. Check out our retrospective originally from its 20th anniversary below and updated slightly to reflect the new anniversary date. Twenty-five years ago today, people were lining up at CompUSA or Best Buy at midnight. It wasn’t a new Call of Duty game, Apple’s latest iPod, or any type of hardware at all that shoppers were waiting for. It was software, and not just any software: Windows 95. Microsoft’s Wi
Windows 95 brings you back to 1995 allowing you to run Windows 95 as a portable app without the need for installation, partitioning or dual booting. Video tutorial available. You can relive the good old days (yes, 1995 is the good old days) with this bit of nostalgic software that can be run on multiple operating systems including Windows 10. Of course, many of us recall reinstalling Windows 95 repeatedly, especially if you were or are a gamer. We considered Windows 95 a three-year-plus beta of Windows 98SE when Microsoft finally got it "right." We also think that the new generation o
steven36 posted a topic in Software NewsAn electron version of Windows 95 Windows 95 is the operating system that’s now used as a yardstick for what’s possible on modern devices and platforms. We’ve seen Microsoft’s popular OS appear on the Apple Watch, an Android Wear smartwatch, and even the Xbox One. Today, someone has gone a step further and made Windows 95 into an app that you can run on macOS, Windows, and Linux. Slack developer Felix Rieseberg is responsible for this glorious app, allowing nostalgia lovers to play around with Windows 95 in an electron app. Rieseberg has published the sourc
CrAKeN posted a topic in General NewsWindows 95 still powering Pentagon PCs The United States Department of Defense is now migrating to Windows 10 as part of a broader effort announced in collaboration with Microsoft, and the transition to the new operating system is projected to be finalized in the fall of this year. In the meantime, however, there are lots of computers operated by the Pentagon that are still running older Windows versions, and according to officials, some are even powered by Windows 95 or 98. Speaking about Pentagon’s efforts to boost security of its systems, Daryl Haegley, p