Archive for October, 2006

My First Terabyte

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006

Well, I just finished some mod’s on one of my systems to up it to contain a single 1 terabyte drive! It’s built up of four 300GB drives to come to exactly 1.09 displayed in My Computer! I’ve got a screenshot up here for all you folks =P

Look at the “N” drive


I can’t wait until the day I laugh at how little THIS is…

A Look Back At How We Arrived At Windows XP

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

Microsoft Operating Systems Based on the Windows 9x Kernel

November 1983 Windows First Announced
November 1985 Windows 1.0
April 1987 Windows 2.0
May 1990 Windows 3.0
April 1992 Windows 3.1
February 1994 Windows 3.11
August 1995 Windows 95
June 1998 Windows 98
May 1999 Windows 98 SE
November 1999 Windows Millennium Edition Beta 2
September 2000 Windows Me
In January 2001 Microsoft announced the demise of the Windows 9x kernel.
Microsoft Operating Systems Based on the Windows NT Kernel
August 1993 Windows NT 3.1
September 1994 Windows NT 3.5
June 1995 Windows NT 3.51
August 1996 Windows NT 4.0
September 1997 Windows NT 5.0 Beta 1
August 1998 Windows NT 5.0 Beta 2
April 1999 Windows 2000 Beta 3
July 1999 Windows 2000 RC 1
September 1999 Windows 2000 RC 2
November 1999 Windows 2000 RC 3
February 2000 Windows 2000
July 2000 Windows 2000 SP 1
August 2000 Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
October 2000 Windows Whistler Beta 1
March 2001 Windows XP Beta 2
June 2001 Windows XP RC 1
July 2001 Windows XP RC 2
August 2001 Windows XP RTM
October 25, 2001 Windows XP Home and Professional

Copied this “nifty” table from http://www.theeldergeek.com/windows_timeline.htm