Microsoft Time-Lines

DOS

 

Windows

PC-DOS 1.0 08/81 Windows 1.01 11/85
MS-DOS 1.25 02/82 Windows 1.03 08/86
MS-DOS 2.0 03/83 Windows 1.04 04/87
MS-DOS 2.01 11/83 Windows 2.03 11/87
MS-DOS 2.11 12/83 Windows 2.10 05/88
MS-DOS 2.25 04/84 Windows 2.11 03/89
MS-DOS 3.0 09/84 Windows 3.0 05/90
MS-DOS 3.1 10/84 Windows 3.0a 10/90
MS-DOS 3.2 04/86 Windows 3.1 04/92
MS-DOS 3.21 04/87 Windows for Workgroups 3.1 10/92
MS-DOS 3.3 04/87 Windows for Workgroups 3.11 12/93
MS-DOS 3.31 04/87 Windows 3.11 12/93
MS-DOS 4.0 07/88 Windows 95 08/95
MS-DOS 4.01 11/88 Windows 95 OSR 1 12/95
MS-DOS 4.01a 04/89 Windows 95 OSR 2 10/96
MS-DOS 5.0 04/91 Windows 95 OSR 2.1 06/97
MS-DOS 5.0a 10/91 Windows 98 06/98
MS-DOS 6.0 03/93 Windows 98 SE 05/99
MS-DOS 6.2 11/93 Windows ME 09/00
MS-DOS 6.21 03/94  
MS-DOS 6.22 04/94

 

Windows NT

NT 3.1   08/93
          NT 3.1 SP 1   10/93
          NT 3.1 SP 2   ??
          NT 3.1 SP 3   10/94
NT 3.5   09/94
          NT 3.5 SP 3?   06/95
NT 3.51   06/95
          NT 3.51 SP 1   ??
          NT 3.51 SP 2   10/95
          NT 3.51 SP 3   12/95
          NT 3.51 SP 4   03/96
          NT 3.51 SP   5 10/96
NT 4.0   07/96
          NT 4.0 SP 1   10/96
          NT 4.0 SP 2   12/96
          NT 4.0 SP 3   05/97
NT 4.0 Option Pack   12/97
          NT 4.0 SP 4   12/98
          NT 4.0 SP 5   06/99
          NT 4.0 SP 6   10/99
          NT 4.0 SP 6a   12/99
W2K   02/00
          W2K SP1  07/00
          W2K SP2  05/01
XP    ??/00

 

Microsoft Visual Basic

Basic Pro Magazine   02/91
VB 1.0   05/91
MS Professional Toolkit for VB  03/92
VB 2.0   11/92
Visual Control Pack (VB 2.0) 02/93
First VBits   03/93
VB 3.0   05/93
Basic Pro Magazine -> VBPJ   7/93
VB 4.0   09/95
VB 5.0   03/97
VB 6.0   10/98
VBPJ -> VSM 09/01

 

Microsoft Basics   
MS Basic Compiler
(Copyright IBM and MS)
05/82
QB 1.0    ??/85
QB 2.0    06/86
QB 3.0    03/87
QB 4.0    10/87
QB 4.5    09/88
PDS 7.0    11/89
PDS 7.1    06/90
GameShop (QB 4.5) 10/90
VB DOS (PDS 8.0)    08/92