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  Windows 95 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Windows 95 followed Windows for Workgroups 3.11 with its lack of support for older, 16-bit x86 processors, thus requiring an Intel 80386 (or compatible) processor running in protected mode.
During a Windows 95 automatic upgrade of an older Windows 3.1 system, DOS and third-party disk utilities which could destroy long file names were identified and made unavailable (Microsoft Anti-Virus for Windows indicated that the upgrade program was itself a computer virus).
Windows 95 marked the introduction of the Start button and taskbar to Microsoft's GUI, both of which have remained fixtures of all subsequent versions of Windows.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Windows_95   (1492 words)

  
 Microsoft Windows - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Finally, Windows implemented an elaborate, segment-based, software virtual memory scheme which allowed it to run applications larger than available memory: code segments and resources were swapped in and thrown away when memory became scarce, and data segments moved in memory when a given application had relinquished processor control, typically waiting for user input.
The AMD64 versions of Windows XP Professional and Server 2003 were released on April 25, 2005, while the IA-64 versions were released at the same time as their mainstream x86 (32-bit) counterparts.
Windows NT and its successors are designed for security (including on a network) and multi-user PCs, but was not designed for Internet security in mind as much since when it was first developed, the Internet was less important.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Microsoft_Windows   (3273 words)

  
 Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows: Windows 95 Preview
Windows 95 is a paradigm shift for the computer industry: for the first time a company with the market penetration of Microsoft has released a world-class graphical operating system.
Windows 95 allows names like "Letter to Brian about the Ski Trip.doc" and creates an alternate 8.3 name as well in case the file is used on an older DOS machine.
Windows 95 also offers excellent support for older computers; any hardware that the system does not automatically detect can be specified by the user.
www.winsupersite.com /reviews/win95_preview.asp   (1210 words)

  
 Saugus.net: Windows '95   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Windows '95 is currently the second most popular variant of MS-Windows.
It was designed to be the replacement Windows 3.1 but has not yet done so completely partly because of suspected security problems but even more because it is not as lightweight and will not work on all the machines that Windows 3.1 will.
Currently Windows '95 has several Y2K issues, some of which have patches that can be downloaded for free, and some of which do not yet have fixes at all.
www.saugus.net /Computer/Terms/Win95/view   (198 words)

  
 Windows 95   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Windows 95 is a graphical OS is designed for workstations at home or business.
Windows is a GUI interface, but supports both a text-based DOS window, and can boot from a single diskette into a "DOS" prompt.
In most cases, the OEM edition will install safely on top of a prior installation of Windows 95, but will erase the entire first hard drive and put a fresh install of Windows 95 if Windows 95 is not detected.
www.theosfiles.com /os_windows/ospg_w95.htm   (532 words)

  
 What is Windows 95? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
And although Windows 95 can run older Windows and DOS applications, it has essentially removed DOS as the underlying platform.
This is meant as a forum for intermediate to advanced users of Windows 95 who seek answers to annoying questions or have helpful tips they wish to share with the rest of the world.
Offers Windows 95 and 98 program information, tips, and related links as well as an extensive summary of some of the latest programs uploaded to the Internet with descriptions and download links.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/A/Windows_95.html   (357 words)

  
 WINDOWS 95   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Windows 95 is more graphical than Windows 3.1 and easier to use.
Windows 95 lets you use up to 255 characters to name a document.
Windows 95 comes with a program called Windows Explorer that lets you view the location of each folder and document on your computer.
www.maran.com /dictionary/w/win95   (236 words)

  
 windows history
With the addition of icons and overlapping windows, Windows became a viable environment for development of major applications (such as Excel, Word for Windows, Corel Draw!, Ami, PageMaker and Micrografx Designer), and the sales were spurred by the runtime ("Single Application Environment") versions supplied by the independent software vendors.
Windows 3.0, released in May, 1990, was a complete overhaul of the Windows environment.
Windows NT 4.0, ("Cairo") 94-03-15 Microsoft's project for object-oriented Windows, and a successor to the "Daytona" release of Windows NT.
members.fortunecity.com /pcmuseum/windows.htm   (1637 words)

  
 BetaNews | 10 Years On: Windows 95 Remembered   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There were demonstrations of Windows 95 itself, applications that were either included with or could run on the new operating system (from the fledgling MSN to games) and also featured a 3D Pinball tournament (played on rear-screen projection monitors).
I resisted purchasing Windows 95 for the better part of a year, but finally had to upgrade because there was software I wanted to run that needed it.
But when Windows 3.1 came out, MS spiked all development of NT OS/2, and when NT 3.1 came out, IBM was already busy at work on their own OS/2 3.0 (Warp); so it was a collaboration that, due to a lot of different issues, never went anywhere.
www.betanews.com /article/10_Years_On_Windows_95_Remembered/1124901092   (5584 words)

  
 Java Runtime Environment (JRE) for Windows 95 - 1.4.2_xx, 1.5.0
Because Windows 95 is an older operating system, the best and most stable version of the JRE we can recommend is 1.3.1_xx.
Windows 95 is an older operating system, and few updates are still being created for it.
Plus, Windows 95 is no longer in the majority; it was first released in 1995.
www.java.com /en/download/help/win95.xml   (380 words)

  
 Tune up Microsoft Windows - Run Windows 95 and Windows 98 Faster
Windows itself is a program, therefore it takes up a certain amount of RAM.
Basically, Windows knows there isn't enough real RAM available for all currently running applications, so it makes a hidden file on the hard drive and writes part of RAM out to it, so it can have a bit more to use for programs.
While this may be good option for certain applications, such as when you are concerned about viruses and want a virus scanner to run in the background, for many other applications this is a waste of memory and will significantly slow down your boot up time.
www.davesite.com /computers/windows   (1539 words)

  
 MsDos 7.0 from Windows 95/98
In fact, Windows 95/98 is much easier to deal with as DOS running Windows and it's not hard to separate the DOS 7 out so that you can run Windows 95 or Windows 3.11 under it when you're in the mood to play.
For those of you who are running Windows 3 on a network and are scared of running Windows 95/98 because you are used to running Windows from DOS, separating the DOS should make things easier for you.
Windows 95/98 has a feature that if you are running DOS under Windows and from the command line you run a Windows application, it actually works!
www.ctyme.com /msdos7.htm   (1224 words)

  
 Washingtonpost.com: WashTech
Microsoft Corp. is spending about $300 million to trumpet the arrival of Windows 95, an upgraded operating system, the software that tells the machinery inside your personal computer what to do.
In Toronto, a 300-foot Windows 95 banner has been draped down the CN Tower, and New York's Empire State Building will be lit up in red, yellow and green – the colors of Microsoft's logo.
There was no mad rush to obtain Windows 95 at the Office Depot on New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring early this morning.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/business/longterm/microsoft/stories/1995/debut082495.htm   (828 words)

  
 Windows 95 questions and answers
In Windows 95 installed several applications now have issues.
Exclamation mark on PCI to ISA bridge in Windows 95.
Windows fonts are poor quality and not smooth.
www.computerhope.com /wqanda.htm   (480 words)

  
 Windows 95   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Windows 95 is a desktop operating system made by Microsoft that runs on Intel/Cyrix/AMD Pentium and Intel 80x86.
Even Intel’s own internal study showed that it was costing them four times as much to support Windows machines as it did to support their Macintoshes (yes, Intel used Macintoshes for mission critical work — and since that study they have been expanding their use of Macintoshes).
Macintosh OS X is numerically the most used form of UNIX, bringing the flexibility, reliability, power, and speed of NeXT’s object oriented frameworks together with some of the ease of use, user interface, and consumer software of the Macintosh.
www.osdata.com /oses/win95.htm   (1527 words)

  
 GUIdebook > Screenshots > Windows 95
This is the first and only Windows to denote the current time zone on the map.
Surprisingly, in the next editions of Windows, the world map simply occupies space and the highlight is nowhere to be seen.
Windows 95 was based on MS-DOS edition not available separately.
www.guidebookgallery.org /screenshots/win95   (157 words)

  
 Microsoft Windows 95 help
The next installment of Windows from Windows 3.11.
Windows 95 added major enhancements when compared to Windows 3.11.
Below are some of the new features that Windows 95 has that Windows 3.x does not.
www.computerhope.com /win95.htm   (401 words)

  
 Windows Technical Assistance
Windows 95 does not have the Wizard and you have to know a bit more to make things happen.
For Windows (after all, this IS a Windows page), these are in the lower right of the taskbar (unless you moved the taskbar from the bottom of your screen), next to the clock.
Windows 98 has the feature called "Windows Update" and it is installed so that it will automatically remind you to install new updates as they are released.
www.ambitweb.com /win95/winhelp.shtml   (12881 words)

  
 Kermit 95 2.1 - Terminal Emulation, File Transfer, and Scripting across Serial Ports, Modems, Secure Telnet, Secure ...
Export of the cryptographic version of Kermit 95 to most countries is permitted as of 24 July 2002.
Kermit 95 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Kermit 95 2.1 is available for Windows 95, 98, ME, NT 4.0, 2000, and XP on Intel and compatible PC platforms only, and for IBM OS/2 3.0 and later.
www.columbia.edu /kermit/k95.html   (2826 words)

  
 Nathan: Projects: Microsoft Windows 95 Launch Site
This website allowed Microsoft to create excitement online about the release of its Windows® 95 operating system, as well as provide customers around the world with information about the products that support it.
It was Microsoft's first serious Internet experience and was developed in 90 days in order to launch the day that Windows 95 launched.
A product pavilions area with information on over 200 products that were WIndows 95 ready at the time of the launch.
www.nathan.com /projects/1995/launch.html   (368 words)

  
 Windows 95 and Win95 Troubleshooting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Windows 95 Help Desk: Great source of Win95 internals, troubleshooting, tips and links.
Bob Cerelli's Windows Page: Now that Troubleshooters.Com has gotten out of the Windows business, this is an excellent resource for your Win9x, NT, 2K and ME questions.
Frank's Windows 95 Page: Tons of symptoms and solutions, FAQs, technical information, and a conference area.
www.troubleshooters.com /twin95.htm   (316 words)

  
 Ximbiot cvshome.org Archive (unmaintained): CVS on Windows 95/NT
CVS on Windows 95/NT CVS on Windows 95/NT CVS is a version control system, which allows you to keep old versions of files (usually source code), keep a log of who, when, and why changes occurred, etc., like RCS or SCCS.
However, due to issues (a) with local CVS on Windows, and (b) with the suitability of Windows as a server operating system in general, we'd generally recommend this more to try out CVS and get a feel for it, than for production use.
For Windows NT running on other processors, see our page on CVS on other operating sytems.
ximbiot.com /cvs/cvshome/cyclic/cvs/windows.html   (412 words)

  
 Windows Operating Systems Resources - refdesk.com -
Dale's Windows 95 Themes Page- links to Windows95 Themes, as well as instructions and hints on making your own themes.
Windows NT Resource - a page which is constantly updated.
WINDOWS MISC SITES PC Computer Shortcut Keys - Shortcut keys are created to allow easier maneuverability in and between application using your keyboard.
www.refdesk.com /win95.html   (594 words)

  
 Windows 3.1 & 95   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Windows 95 -- Tips and Tweaks - offers power user tips,advice on desktop customization, interface enhancements, Internet setup, and performance, technical info, and other Internet resources.
Windows 95 - Bob Cerelli - Detailed information for setting up Win95 for TCP/IP connectivity, with Screen shots along the way.
Windows 95 Internet Software Collection - tools that are specific written for Windows 95 This is a list that offers easy one-click download s well as short descriptions and URLs to contact authors.
www.rollanet.org /computer/PC.html   (2046 words)

  
 Windows 95 Security
This page is an attempt to give list some easy to follow steps to make sure that your Windows 95 machine is secure.
Update: Windows 98 is reported to have similar problems.
Make sure you got all the latest updates for Windows 95 as well as for Internet Explorer.
www.cablemodemhelp.com /windows.htm   (413 words)

  
 Windows 95 Tweaks
These settings allow you to boost the speed of your broadband Internet connection when using a Cable Modem or DSL Router with Windows 95, 98 and Millennium Edition.
This setting allows Windows clients to automatically logon without entering a user name or password, therefore bypassing the logon box.
When Windows is loading normally you see the Windows clouds splash screen, this can be disabled to show the background DOS boot process.
www.winguides.com /registry/tweaks.php/Windows95   (511 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Microsoft Windows 95 Resource Kit: The Technical Guide to Planning For, Installing, Configuring, and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Direct from the Windows 95 development team, the WINDOWS 95 RESOURCE KIT is, quite simply, the most comprehensive collection of information and tools available for anyone installing, troubleshooting, and optimizing Windows 95 on a single PC or an enterprise-wide network.
This is the only book from any publisher that will be directly mentioned in the Windows 95 manual, the Help system, and on the support card.
This chapter is for administrators who are responsible for corporate implementation of Windows 95.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1556156782?v=glance   (1106 words)

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