What is Microsoft Windows?

Microsoft Windows is a very friendly, popular and most used operating system. It is a graphical interface operating system which was developed by a famous IT company named Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft Windows is one of the most popular operating systems. Before the release of Microsoft Windows Graphical OS, users used to work on the command line of MS-DOS OS.

Every computer, laptop, mobile etc. such system has an operating system. This operating system’s graphical user interface facilitates multitasking and virtual memory.

What are the functions of Microsoft windows performs?

  • It is multitasking, multi-user and multithreading operating system.
  • It also supports virtual memory management system to allow multiprogramming.
  • Symmetric multiprocessing allows to it to schedule various tasks on any CPU in a multiprocessor system.
  • The interface between the user and the hardware.
  • Coordinate hardware components.
  • Provide an environment for software to function.
  • Provide structure for data management.
  • Monitor system health and functionality.
  • Windowed Apps.
  • Hello.
  • Virtual Desktop.

How many Windows editions are there?

Windows Home:

Using facial recognition, a fingerprint, or PIN, Windows Hello is a fast, secure, and password. Secure Boot helps prevent malicious software applications and unauthorized operating systems from loading during the system start-up process.

Windows Pro:

Device encryption is available on a wide range of Windows devices and helps protect your data by encrypting it. Manage screen time, limit access to mature content, control online purchases when you connect your family’s Microsoft accounts.

Business editions:

All Designer Edition Features and all Designer Edition PLUS Features. If you buy a system from a Manufacturer that contains an OEM version of Pro and you wipe and load a volume licensed version of Pro- it is a business edition.

Why Microsoft windows called only “Windows”?

The word windows simply described one of the most obvious differences between a GUI and a command-line interface. You can’t trademark a common word like windows all by itself.

These one-word Microsoft names can cause some interesting mind associations. Microsoft has inconsistently followed a marketing strategy of using basic, descriptive, one-word names.

What happens if you don’t have Windows?

When it comes to functionality, you won’t be able to personalize the desktop background, window title bar, taskbar, and Start color, change the theme, customize Start, taskbar, and lock screen etc.. when not activating Windows. Additionally, you might periodically get messages asking to activate your copy of Windows.

Examples of Microsoft Windows:

MS WINDOW IS AN EXAMPLE like Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP, Apple’s macOS (formerly OS X), Chrome OS, BlackBerry Tablet OS, and flavors of the open source operating system Linux.