(1) A 32-bit operating system using the Win32 API that runs 32-bit applications. Windows 95 is a multitasking, multithreaded operating system that can control multiple programs at once. VisualAge C++, Version 4.0 does not support Windows 95.
A 32 bit operating system and desktop interface developed by Microsoft. A major upgrade of Windows 3.1 designed to replace Windows 3.11, Windows for Workgroups 3.11 and MS-DOS. Released in August 1995, it is a 32-bit operating system that requires a 386 or higher. It is a self-contained operating system that includes a built-in and enhanced version of DOS.
The most recent version of Windows, Windows 95 is its own operating system. The operating system can do multitasking using threads, as well as offering an improved interface over 3.1
Operating system developed by Microsoft for IBM-compatible personal computers that takes advantage of 32-bit processors. Windows 95 has an improved graphical user interface and supports preemptive multitasking; also called Win 95. 8.16
Microsoft Corp.'s recently released operating system.
A 16- and 32-bit operating system that builds on DOS and Windows 3.x to support 32-bit operations, additional hardware, and a more usable interface. This...
Windows 95 was the beginning of a new look for Microsoft. The new graphical user interface (owing much to the Mac interface) was much more intuitive than the cascading style of Windows 3.1. Multi-tasking and increased network capability also made it a more powerful operating system for an office environment. While it is being eclipsed by Windows 98/Me, many nonprofits still find Windows 95 sufficient for their needs. Source: TechSoup.org
An operating system released in 1995 that represented a significant advance over its predecessor, Windows 3.1. The offering of Windows 95 provides users with 32-bit applications and a new graphical user interface.
The latest version of Microsoft= s GUI (Graphical User Interface). This version features support for 32-bit program applications and loads it= s drivers into upper memory (protect mode) only. The features enable programs to run faster and more conventional memory is available since operating system programs and drivers don= t load into it.
An operating system with a graphical user interface for 80386 and higher processors, released by Microsoft Corporation in August 1995. Intended to replace Windows 3.11, Windows for Workgroups 3.11, and MS-DOS, Windows 95 is a complete operating system, rather than a shell that requires MS-DOS, as does Windows 3.x. For backwards compatibility, Windows 95 can run MS-DOS software. The My Computer icon on the Windows 95 desktop provides access to the system files and resources, and the Network Neighborhood icon provides access to any network (if the computer is attached to one).
Windows 95 is Microsoft's flagship operating system, which was introduced in 1995.
A new operating system introduced in 1995 into the Microsoft family of Windows software for personal computers. It includes numerous improvements over DOS-based Windows 3.1.
The version of Windows after 3. 1.
An integrated and complete Microsoft Windows operating system that does not require MS-DOS and that provides advanced operating system performance, improved ease of use, enhanced workgroup functionality, and simplified file management and browsing.
a popular 32-bit operating system from Microsoft. Many developers are shifting away from Wnidows 3.1 and developing exclusively for Windows 95. According toMicrosoft Treasurer Greg Maffei in March 1997, only 28 percent of PCs worldwide had upgraded to Windows 95. (He didn't cite a domestic figure, nor specify whether upgrades had leveled off).
Microsoft multitasking operating system, written to be a true operating system and take advantage of the processing speed in 32-bit processors. 8.18
A Microsoft operating system that move the GUI much closer to that of the Macintosh. Is a true 32 bit operating system and true multi-tasking environment.
Windows 4.0, a true 32-bit version of Microsoft’s original Windows 3.x. Originally expected to go on general release at the end of 1994 or early 1995, but began to slip to around the middle of 1995, and ever onward. It eventually emerged on 24 August 1995 amid squirmingly embarrassing stunts and puffs. Prior to September 1994, it was called Chicago. See also Pegasus
Windows 95 is a consumer-oriented graphical user interface-based operating system. It was released on August 24, 1995 by Microsoft, and was a significant progression from the company's previous Windows products. During development it was referred to by the internal codename Chicago.