Bill Gates: Windows 95 Was 'A High Point'

Cameron Kaiser spectre at
Tue Aug 2 01:11:46 CDT 2016

> Win95 for those running NT 3.51 was something of a low point.  Compared
> to the latter, 95 was a cranky, bug-ridden system that was burdened by
> 8.3 file names, limited disk size, etc.  I remember BSOD after BSOD when
> my NT system ran just fine.  By the next year, when NT 4.0 came out,
> there was no comparison.
> And 3.51 would run on PPC, MIPS and Alpha platforms.

So did 4.0. Early betas of 2000 still ran on Alpha and some others, IIRC,
though I believe the PowerPC port was dropped around then.

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