Web hosting that supports any version of Windows, a family of operating systems by Microsoft.
Windows hosting means hosting of web services that runs on the Windows operating system. You should choose Windows hosting if you plan to use ASP (Active Server Pages) as server scripting, or if you plan to use a database like Microsoft Access or Microsoft SQL Server.
Just as there is Microsoft Windows software that allows you to operate your PC at home, there is Windows server software for operating web servers. Hosting on a web server that uses Windows as it's operating platform is referred to as.