Why Microsoft has named its OS as Window?
Microsoft has named its OS
windows vista w7
I believe it's in reference to the fact that Windows has a graphical user interface. Older operating systems were entirely text-based, so there was a time when having a desktop and navigating with a mouse cursor were new things. Windows refers to the various "windows" that pop up when you open files and folders on your computer.
Actually, when Microsoft worked on their new operating system, back in 1982, its code name was "Interface Manager" which they considered at the time to use as the final name. In the end, "Windows" prevailed because it described better the screens or "windows" in which the operating system's functions were depended on. The name "Windows" was officialy announced in 1983, but the actual O.S. was released two years later, on the 20 November 1985.
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