Windows/286

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Windows/286
Basic Information
Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Corporation
Type(s)
Operating System
Status(es)
Unsupported
Microsoft Windows
Predecessor
Windows 1.04
Successor
Windows 3.0
United Nations International Release Date(s)
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Windows/286 is a graphical operating released by Microsoft Corporation on December 9, 1987. It runs as a graphical shell on top of an existing MS-DOS installation. Windows/286 was complemented by Windows/386 and succeeded by Windows 3.0. Support was officially discontinued on December 31, 2001.

Minimum Specifications[edit | edit source]

Retail Release Specifications
Minimum Specifications Recommended Specifications
CPU Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows
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CPU Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows
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