Windows OS Basics! All About Windows

Hello Friends, Today we are going to talking about most popular Windows Operating System, So let’s know some interesting things about Windows.
Windows is computer operating system developed by Microsoft Corporation founder of Bill Gates and run on top of MS-DOS.
Windows provides an interface known as a Graphical User Interface (GUI) for computers.
With the help of GUI computer user operate easy to computer command.
Windows is the most popular operating system in the world, 80% Peoples use windows os in all over world.
Windows makes it possible to complete all types of everyday tasks on your computer.
For example, you can use Windows to browse the Internet, check your email, edit digital photos, listen to music, play games, and do much more.
Microsoft Windows was first introduced with version 1.0 in 1983.
There have been many versions of Windows since then, but the most recent ones include..

  • Windows 10 (2015)
  • Windows 8 (2012)
  • Windows 7 (2009)
  • Windows Vista (2007)
  • Windows XP (2001)

How To Know which Version of windows you currently use

Latest versions of Windows

  • Go to the Windows Desktop screen.
  • Press the Windows key + R on the keyboard.
  • Type winver in the text field and press Enter.

Windows 7 and earlier

  • Click the Start button, usually found in the lower left corner of the main Desktop screen.
  • Click the Run or Search field.
  • Type winver, and press Enter.

List of Windows Client OS with their Version Numbers

Operating system Version Number
Windows Server 2019 10.0
Windows 10 10.0
Windows Server 2016 10.0
Windows 8.1 6.3
Windows Server 2012 R2 6.3
Windows 8 6.2
Windows Server 2012 6.2
Windows 7 6.1
Windows Server 2008 R2 6.1
Windows Vista 6.0
Windows Server 2008 6.0
Windows XP 64-Bit Edition 5.2
Windows Server 2003 R2 5.2
Windows Server 2003 5.2
Windows XP 5.1
Windows 2000 5.0
Windows Millenium 4.9
Windows 98 4.1
Windows 95 4.0
Windows NT 4.0 4.0
Windows NT 3.51 3.51
Windows NT 3.5 3.5
Windows NT 3.1 3.1

 

System Requirement Comparison: Windows 7 vs Windows 8/8.1 vs Windows 10

Facility Bit Windows 10 Windows 8/ 8.1 Windows 7
Processor 32-bit 1 GHz or Higher 1 GHz or Higher 1 GHz or Higher
64-bit 1 GHz or Higher 1 GHz or Higher 1 GHz or Higher
RAM 32-bit 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
64-bit 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Free Hard Disk Space 32-bit 16 GB 16 GB 16 GB
64-bit 20 GB 20 GB 16 GB
Graphics Card DirectX 9 Graphics With WDDM 1.0 or Higher Driver DirectX 9 Graphics With WDDM 1.0 or Higher Driver DirectX 9 Graphics With WDDM 1.0 or Higher Driver

 

Windows Keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcut Action
Windows key + Tab Open Task view
Alt +Tab Switch between open apps
Ctrl + Alt +Tab View open apps
Windows key + Arrow key Snap app windows left, right, corners, maximize, or minimize
Windows key + Comma Temporarily peek at the desktop
Windows key + Ctrl +D Add a virtual desktop
Windows key + Ctrl + Left or Right arrow Switch between virtual desktops
Windows key + Comma Temporarily peek at the desktop
Windows key + Home Minimize all but the active desktop window (restores all windows on the second stroke)
Windows key + D Show/hide desktop

 

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Also read: 15 Best Features of Windows Operating System

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