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 PostPost subject: What was the first Operating System you ever used?        Posted: Sun Jun 07, 2009 11:06 pm 
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The first OS I got to play with was Windows for Workgroups 3.11! What was yours? Post it here I'd be happy to know! 8)


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Windows 95. I was only 8, good old times :)


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 PostPost subject: Re: What was the first Operating System you ever used?        Posted: Sun Jun 07, 2009 11:26 pm 
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1994: Windows 3.1 on some old AT clone, i was 4 years old back then, and i, sadly, dont own the system anymore. I don`t even remember which version of DOS it was running.

1996: Windows 95 on a Pentium 75Mhz
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 PostPost subject: Re: What was the first Operating System you ever used?        Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 12:07 am 
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I suppose System 7 and Windows 3.1.


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 PostPost subject: Re: What was the first Operating System you ever used?        Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 12:26 am 
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 PostPost subject: Re: What was the first Operating System you ever used?        Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 12:37 am 
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 PostPost subject: Re: What was the first Operating System you ever used?        Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 1:03 am 
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 PostPost subject: Re: What was the first Operating System you ever used?        Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 9:02 am 
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 PostPost subject: Re: What was the first Operating System you ever used?        Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 9:46 am 
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 PostPost subject: Re: What was the first Operating System you ever used?        Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 9:57 am 
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 PostPost subject: Re: What was the first Operating System you ever used?        Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 10:27 am 
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I think the thread is What was the first Operating System you ever used? and not What is the oldest Operating System you ever used?

Mine was somewhere around 1992, DOS but that's all I remember. It was on a Packard Bell which came with some special graphical menu for launching apps that they had made themselves. I remember launching games from it when I was little; Space Vegetables (which I wish I had a copy of) has to be the one I remember the most from that long ago, although I never really figured out how to play it.


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First OS I ever used was Windows 3.1, and used it until... 2005.

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 PostPost subject: Re: What was the first Operating System you ever used?        Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 11:43 am 
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Windows 95 was the first OS that I've ever used :wink:


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Man... I remember waaaay back when I was about 4(first time I'd seen a computer) I was using a very basic shell... Can't remember what the OS was... May have been a very basic DOS. If anyone can identify it, I would appreciate it.

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I believe it was Windows 95 with MS BOB. I was 3-4 Years old at the time.

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 PostPost subject: Re: What was the first Operating System you ever used?        Posted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 3:16 pm 
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It was a DOS shell running on 486, but one of the options selectable was Windows 3.1 so I used that sometimes.

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 PostPost subject: Re: What was the first Operating System you ever used?        Posted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 4:19 pm 
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Some operating system on some 1980's Amstrad, back in 1998


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 PostPost subject: Re: What was the first Operating System you ever used?        Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 11:08 am 
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The first computer had none. I mean, you just wrote to a resident driver, octal-bytes straight (not even assembler!).

The second computer had ROM-BASIC, which i suppose qualifies as an operating system.

The third one had something like IBM-DOS 3.2 or something, lurking behind an Site menu, from which one launched the likes of Multi-mate and Lotus 1.2.3

The first MS operating system i used was ROM-BASIC, and then Windows 3.0. MS-DOS did not appear until the 1992.


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I would have to say Windows 3.11 and Windows 98. I had my own PC back in 1998, and it was running Windows 3.1. and my Mom at the time had a Intel Pentium II (233MHz) running Windows 98FE.

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The first ever operation system I used was Microsoft Windows 95. At the time I only used it for gaming and other things along those lines.


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