Known to be amongst one of the most popular operating software’s across the globe, the legendary Microsoft Windows is a family of operating systems that drove the primitive PC, and are now driving the modern PC. Microsoft was the creator, marketer and seller of Windows. These operating systems have been created to cater to very specific sectors of the computing industry.
Windows has always been an extremely popular operating system. According to a survey by Gartner, around 14% of worldwide shipments of devices by operating systems in the year 2014 were Windows based. Windows has several versions. Currently the most popular and used versions are Windows 10, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows 3.1, Windows Phone, Windows Embedded and several others. Windows is used as an operating system in mobile phones, tablets, netbooks, personal computers, laptops and desktops.