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A trademark for any of a series of GUIs or GUI-based computer operating systems.


pl n
denoting a VDU display in which some areas may be manipulated separately from the rest of the display area


(ˈwɪn doʊz)
Trademark. any of several microcomputer operating systems or environments featuring a graphical user interface: developed by Microsoft Corporation.
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Noun1.Windows - (trademark) an operating system with a graphical user interface
operating system, OS - (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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All that brings me to the news that Microsoft has announced that as of this month, it will no longer provide technical support (including security updates) for Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, and Windows Me.
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Microsoft's recent decision to discontinue the support and distribution of its Windows 98 operating system has left many wondering, "Is a company obligated to support a platform that's still in broad use?
Also, consider books such as Windows 98 Simplified(John Wiley & Sons; $27.
My client uses the native Windows 98 backup program to back up his files.
0 product is the best selling operating system in Japan, beating Microsoft Windows 98 and all other Linux operating systems in retail sales.
Microsoft Corp and Hewlett Packard Co have kept their promise to support Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) in Windows 98 Second Edition as well as Windows 2000 Professional and Server.
Windows 98 Personal Tutor is the ideal instruction program for learning Windows 98 and enhancing your basic Windows skills.
MOOD COFFEE: Some techies now can perk up - or chill out - while waiting to see whether their computers will load Windows 98.
This article presents the major advantages and disadvantages of an upgrade to the new Windows operating system and the one other option you have: skipping Windows 98 and going directly to NT.
Windows 98, the newest software for the world's personal computers from industry giant Microsoft, hit the ground walking in Europe.