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'''Windows 1.0 Alpha Release''' is a pre-release version of [[Windows 1.0]], that was shipped to testers in 1985-01-31. It features support for running DOS applications under Windows, a monochrome EGA display driver and stability improvements. It's also the last known build to include the source code of sample applications. According to a comment in the <code>WININST.BAT</code> file.
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'''Windows 1.0 Alpha Release''' is a pre-release version of [[Windows 1.0]], shipped to testers in 1985-01-31.
  
 
== Machine requirements ==
 
== Machine requirements ==
 
This release is designed for users of IBM and COMPAQ personal computers running [[MS-DOS]] or [[IBM PC-DOS|PC-DOS]], with a graphical display adapter (CGA and Hercules adapters supported), a floppy disk drive, and a hard disk drive.
 
This release is designed for users of IBM and COMPAQ personal computers running [[MS-DOS]] or [[IBM PC-DOS|PC-DOS]], with a graphical display adapter (CGA and Hercules adapters supported), a floppy disk drive, and a hard disk drive.

Latest revision as of 14:38, 13 January 2020

Windows 1.0 Alpha Release
Build of Windows 1.0
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Kernel 1.0
Architecture x86 (16-bit)
BIOS date 1985-02-01
TCB Build Page TCB Build Page
TCB Gallery TCB Gallery Page

Windows 1.0 Alpha Release is a pre-release version of Windows 1.0, shipped to testers in 1985-01-31.

Machine requirements

This release is designed for users of IBM and COMPAQ personal computers running MS-DOS or PC-DOS, with a graphical display adapter (CGA and Hercules adapters supported), a floppy disk drive, and a hard disk drive.