Most Important Versions of WindowsThis is a list of versions of Windows by historical importance, not by popularity.
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It was the first to include the taskbar and the menu screen. - 3DG20
Introduced the taskbar and start menu, not to mention other important UI elements that are still present today.
The very first version.
I had to vote for this, because if it wasn’t for Windows 1.0, the others wouldn’t exist. - 3DG20
The appearance changed significantly with Windows 7. One of the biggest changes is that instead of the windows being large tabs on the previous operating systems, the tabs were more organized on Windows 7, and instead of the start button saying start, it’s just the colours in the Windows logo. - 3DG20
This is the one we currently are using and it is the best so far! - Duskwhisper
Windows 10 is what introduced Cortana. - 3DG20
While not one of the most well known versions, this version is important as it was the first version with the Windows NT kernel that is still used today.
Ignore my comment on Windows 3.0. I got these 2 confused. - 3DG20
The first version to introduce Windows Store apps.
It was also the first to have a start screen. - 3DG20
The interface on this is much different from how it was on previous operating systems. - 3DG20
Windows ME is here? It has many bugs and crashes - BorisRule
This is where Windows operating systems really started to become popular. - 3DG20
The start bar was brought back even though it was only taken away for Windows 8. - 3DG20
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2. Windows XP
3. Windows 95
2. Windows 95
3. Windows 10