Enjoy this trip down memory lane as you see what the Windows splash screens used to look like.
Windows 1.0 Splash Screen (1985)
Windows 2.0 Splash Screen (1987)
Windows 3.0 Splash Screen(1990)
Windows 3.1, Windows NT 3.1, and Windows for Workgroups 3.11 Splash Screens (1992-1993)
Windows 95 Splash Screen(1995)
Windows 98 Splash Screen(1998)
Windows 2000 Professional and Server Splash Screens (2000)
Windows ME Splash Screen (2000)
Windows XP Splash Screen(2001)
Windows Vista Splash Screen (2006)
Windows 7 Splash Screen (2009)
Windows 8 and 8.1 Splash Screen (2012)
Windows 10 Splash Screen (2015)
Next: The Full Windows History, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Microsoft.com
See our user interface progression of Microsoft Windows starting in 1985.
See our design evolution of Microsoft Word starting in 1984.
Also, check out our article on the visual design history of Microsoft Excel which launched in 1982.
Finally, if you really like this stuff, why not see what the Microsoft.com website looked like from 1994 to today?
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