Which came first? MAC OS or Windows OS?

I am sure Windows 3.1 was the first ever operating system to come out on the market but I want know to for sure if it was the first operating system in terms of colour display etc.

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  • edited September 2005
    The windows based GUI was first started by Xerox, which was copied by Apple, and then copied by Microsoft. There were also several versions of Microsoft Windows before 3.1, including 3.0, 2.0, and even 1.0.

    As far as the "first" OS, that would be a little difficult to draw the line between what is firmware, and what is an OS on the older machines (pre-x86, which is before my time for the most part). I know it'd be command prompt based, (like DOS) though.
  • KwitkoKwitko Sheriff of Banning (Retired) By the thing near the stuff
    edited September 2005
    Windows 3.1 was far from the first OS.
    CyrixInstead
  • edited September 2005
    thanks guys! so where did Bill gates begin? as in how did M$ come to be?
  • KwitkoKwitko Sheriff of Banning (Retired) By the thing near the stuff
    edited September 2005
    I gotta tell ya, Google is an amazing invention.

    http://www.thocp.net/companies/microsoft/microsoft_company.htm
  • primesuspectprimesuspect Beepin n' Boopin Detroit, MI
    edited September 2005
    sounds like you're using us to do your homework or something :wtf:
  • leishi85leishi85 Grand Rapids, MI
    edited September 2005
    go watch pirates of silicon vally or something.
  • edited September 2005
    Pirates of Silicon Valley is an awesome movie.
  • edited April 2011
    thanks guys! so where did Bill gates begin? as in how did M$ come to be?
    dude mac was invented first...
  • KwitkoKwitko Sheriff of Banning (Retired) By the thing near the stuff
    edited April 2011
    Dude, this thread is over 5 years old. Dude.
  • edited April 2011
    Dude, don't feed the trolls. Dude.
  • primesuspectprimesuspect Beepin n' Boopin Detroit, MI

    dude this thread got 9000 hits in the last 24 hours dude wtf dude wewt

    CyrixInstead
  • shwaipshwaip bluffin' with my muffin

    over9000.jpeg

  • GargGarg Purveyor of Lincoln Nightmares
    edited December 2015

    For posterity, here is installing Windows 1.0 through Windows 7.

    Unfortunately, the creator found religion and does not plan to include Windows 8 & 10.

    fatcatMrTRiotBuddyJ
  • Creeperbane2Creeperbane2 Victorian Scoundrel Indianapolis, IN

    @Gargoyle said:
    For posterity, here is installing Windows 1.0 through Windows 7.

    Unfortunately, the creator found religion and does not plan to include Windows 8 & 10.

    Not to be insulting, but what religion? The Amish?

  • @Creeperbane2 said:

    @Gargoyle said:
    For posterity, here is installing Windows 1.0 through Windows 7.

    Unfortunately, the creator found religion and does not plan to include Windows 8 & 10.

    Not to be insulting, but what religion? The Amish?

    Any religion that discourages committing mass atrocities.

    Garg
  • oni_delsoni_dels Drunk French Canadian Montréal, Québec.

    @ardichoke said:

    @Creeperbane2 said:

    @Gargoyle said:
    For posterity, here is installing Windows 1.0 through Windows 7.

    Unfortunately, the creator found religion and does not plan to include Windows 8 & 10.

    Not to be insulting, but what religion? The Amish?

    Any religion that discourages committing mass atrocities.

    So, none of them?

    JBoogaloo
  • edited December 2015

    @oni_dels said:

    @ardichoke said:

    @Creeperbane2 said:

    @Gargoyle said:
    For posterity, here is installing Windows 1.0 through Windows 7.

    Unfortunately, the creator found religion and does not plan to include Windows 8 & 10.

    Not to be insulting, but what religion? The Amish?

    Any religion that discourages committing mass atrocities.

    So, none of them?

    Pretty sure @primesuspect would say Buddhism.

  • BuddyJBuddyJ Dept. of Propaganda OKC

    Inb4 "Buddhism isn't a religion"

  • @BuddyJ said:
    Inb4 "Buddhism isn't a religion"

    Inb4 no true Scotsman.

  • GargGarg Purveyor of Lincoln Nightmares

    @ardichoke said:
    Inb4 no true Scotsman.

    BuddyJ
  • mertesnmertesn I am Bobby Miller Yukon, OK

    @ardichoke said:

    @oni_dels said:

    @ardichoke said:

    @Creeperbane2 said:

    @Gargoyle said:
    For posterity, here is installing Windows 1.0 through Windows 7.

    Unfortunately, the creator found religion and does not plan to include Windows 8 & 10.

    Not to be insulting, but what religion? The Amish?

    Any religion that discourages committing mass atrocities.

    So, none of them?

    Pretty sure @primesuspect would say Buddhism.

    Yes but he views the militant Buddhist population as being an extremist group and not actually a part of true Buddhism.

  • GargGarg Purveyor of Lincoln Nightmares

    @mertesn said:
    not actually a part of true Buddhism.

    Scotsmen! Get your Scotsmen here!

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