Every Windows Version Ever!

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Here's a look back at every desktop version of Windows, starting with Windows 1.0.

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  1. Sam Vrla

    Sam Vrla

    Acum oră

    He makes this video thinking windows 10 is the last version. Microsoft: Hold my beer Makes windows 11

  2. sugakuu


    Acum 2 ore

    Hmm, where's Windows 3.11?

  3. Alex Plays II

    Alex Plays II

    Acum 4 ore

    he forgot windows longhorn

  4. BeefJerky4104


    Acum 6 ore

    Only two weeks old and the video already aged poorly with Windows "11“ on the horizon.

    • Sam Vrla

      Sam Vrla

      Acum oră


  5. Techosarus Rex

    Techosarus Rex

    Acum 6 ore

    Windows 11 :)

  6. Berat Güler

    Berat Güler

    Acum 10 ore

    windows 11 developer mode on

  7. Diego Cortizo

    Diego Cortizo

    Acum 14 ore

    Windows 11 is on development

  8. Alejandro Morazan

    Alejandro Morazan

    Acum 15 ore

    i used vista all the way til 2019

  9. Derpy Playz18

    Derpy Playz18

    Acum 16 ore

    Me watching the video today: there is another.

  10. LiK


    Acum 21 oră

    Windows 11 incoming

  11. DeinonychusCowboy


    Acum 23 ore

    Hot take: Windows 3.1 has a better user experience than windows 10 and I would unironically use it full time if it, you know, supported anything

  12. Powerful Aura

    Powerful Aura

    Acum 23 ore

    Well, this aged poorly.

  13. Brian Dijkshoorn

    Brian Dijkshoorn

    Acum 23 ore

    Who's here after the announcement of Windows 11?

  14. Tacitkiller


    Acum o Zi

    Fun Fact: Windows 10 still has the start menu from Windows 8 (not 8.1), it's just a cool setting you can enable and disable to your preference.

  15. AtheoGaming07


    Acum o Zi

    Here after windows 11

  16. Gravarty


    Acum o Zi

    well this video aged well :D

  17. CookieCrunch


    Acum o Zi

    4:04 Hey That's Me Nathan Over by that Guitar lol :D

  18. Lucas Teles

    Lucas Teles

    Acum o Zi

    Linus Sebastian: *G O O E Y*

  19. Tariq Mulla

    Tariq Mulla

    Acum o Zi

    Windows ME also brought MSCONFIG, which is still useful till date.

  20. Dallas Vinson

    Dallas Vinson

    Acum 2 Zile

    You forgot Windows 3.11 for Workgroups where the first introduced networking capabilities as well as 32 bit support.

  21. Jesse Burns

    Jesse Burns

    Acum 2 Zile

    Windows xp was the og. Remember back in the early 2000s growing up with it. Especially that annoying paper clip that would come up a lot. I miss it so much.

  22. جان مايكل Jean Michael

    جان مايكل Jean Michael

    Acum 2 Zile

    Have u heard of Windows 11? its gonna come this year finally everybody is so excited for it! :)

  23. Kathleen Melgar

    Kathleen Melgar

    Acum 2 Zile

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  24. Auburnt Vixen

    Auburnt Vixen

    Acum 3 Zile

    real question is why there is no windows 9

  25. Скуљски


    Acum 3 Zile

    6:39 not really XDD

  26. Robert Kohari

    Robert Kohari

    Acum 3 Zile

    Windows XP was horrible... Every Sp just made it worse... Win 2k sp2 onwards was much stabler and faster... Lack of security updates killed it for sale of win XP 😭

  27. Prerna Shetty

    Prerna Shetty

    Acum 3 Zile

    Windows 11 coming soon. Edit: Really soon.

  28. Richard Russell

    Richard Russell

    Acum 3 Zile

    I used upgrading my One X to an SSD as an 'excuse' to buy the iFixit Pro Tech toolkit, magnetic project mat and project tray ;-)

  29. Patrick Coston

    Patrick Coston

    Acum 3 Zile

    2:18 You forgot to list Vista under the NT family

  30. Bram Bergs

    Bram Bergs

    Acum 3 Zile

    I remember 3.11 so very well, it was the first time you absolutely forgot it ran over MS-DOS. 11 floppy disks of nostalgia goodness!

  31. Anita Davis

    Anita Davis

    Acum 3 Zile

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  32. Saikano Hähnel

    Saikano Hähnel

    Acum 3 Zile

    Dachte ich es mir doch , keiner redet vom Vorgänger von Vista !! Longhorn

  33. tris09


    Acum 3 Zile

    yeah but windows 10 is shit and has too many flaws. i cant even reinstall windows without loosing all my apps like in the older ones

  34. Garnet - Paul Anthony Rosario

    Garnet - Paul Anthony Rosario

    Acum 3 Zile

    used my first windows around the 90s which was Windows 3.1.. how time flies

  35. Alexandru Uzunov

    Alexandru Uzunov

    Acum 3 Zile

    RIP Linus who's gonna have to redo this video next week because of Windows 11

  36. SparksX19


    Acum 3 Zile

    3:58 the sahara desert

  37. Warren1814


    Acum 4 Zile

    The only reason why i went from windows xp 7 pro / home verses to the windows 10 home and pro versions is because of the internet browsers (all of them at that time) support had stopped and you could not get any type of updates at that time and some web pages wouldn't play correctly and some wouldn't play video or audio at all. Other then that i would have stayed with windows xp pro and home versions.

  38. Null MoosE

    Null MoosE

    Acum 4 Zile

    We always called it “Windows Malfunction Edition”

    • SteavyThe11


      Acum 3 Zile

      I call it: Windows Meme Edition

  39. Jovi Ne

    Jovi Ne

    Acum 4 Zile

    but we're getting Windows 11 in a few weeks.

  40. Saad Faraman

    Saad Faraman

    Acum 4 Zile

    what about windows 11 ???

  41. The Journalist

    The Journalist

    Acum 4 Zile

    There should be a rule against content creators putting in ads that are monetized, especially when they have over 100,000 subs. I pay for premiums so I don't have to watch ads for shit I don't want. I know whenever I see it, I block the channel and report it for just being an ad.

  42. Sumanth Ramesh

    Sumanth Ramesh

    Acum 4 Zile

    Is it just me or did he miss out on Windows VIsta?

  43. L. Lawliet

    L. Lawliet

    Acum 4 Zile

    Windows 11 is comingggggg

  44. John Horton

    John Horton

    Acum 4 Zile

    Where is Windows for Workgroups 3.11??

  45. Ice Bear

    Ice Bear

    Acum 4 Zile

    This takes me back... My first ever OS was the W2K. I remember playing 3D Pinball Space Cadet and watching my sister playing The 5th Element. Good times. XP was my second and my favorite, which I used until 2012, when I got a laptop with W7. I also used Vista for a while, maybe a few months (it was really "resource hungry"). Seven is also pretty good and I used it until last year, when I traded for W8.1. I actually once thought about giving up Windows when Microsoft ended the support for W7 but 8.1 is holding up. It's good. As for the future... maybe Windows 11! =D

  46. BeatЯ00t


    Acum 4 Zile

    Well, looks like a new Windows version's just round the corner.

  47. Mendrameniac


    Acum 4 Zile

    History of Server editions!

  48. TheSkaseman


    Acum 4 Zile

    Windows XP Media Center Edition didn't get a look in. Loved that version on the TV at home.

  49. Džejms B

    Džejms B

    Acum 4 Zile

    "Windows XP used up to 2009." Come to Taiwan as there are companies that STILL use XP and few still run 7. While the 10 upgrade was free, many PCs here could not upgrade because of Asia's rather loose foreign IP rules and enforcement. What I am saying is that most (yeah, it is safe to say that here) copies of XP and 7 are bootlegged. As are the copies of Office. My office uses Win10, but uses a pirated version of Office 2007. "It still works!" my boss always says, then I tell him so does Notepad, which he may as well be using rather than a 15 year old piece of software.

  50. chris thorney

    chris thorney

    Acum 4 Zile

    lol last windows ever, 10 days later. "Microsoft announce windows 11" lmaooo

    • BeatЯ00t


      Acum 4 Zile

      With all the hints, this seems likely

  51. Gloria Cortés

    Gloria Cortés

    Acum 4 Zile

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  52. Peter Schumacher

    Peter Schumacher

    Acum 5 Zile

    You picked a great time to publish this video right before Microsoft states Windows 10 is actually finishing it’s life 😂

  53. HDZhotz


    Acum 5 Zile

    Windows 98 was my first Windows. The only thing I learnt about it was to play Prince of Persia. Lolz😂😂😂

  54. Tristen Grant

    Tristen Grant

    Acum 5 Zile


  55. tehs3raph1m


    Acum 5 Zile

    The most recent insider build looks good and is surprisingly light, I look forward to the June 24th announcement. Build 21930 is a huge change

  56. samir jan faqiri

    samir jan faqiri

    Acum 5 Zile

    Lol, there was an ad starring Linus in a shower and thought that was the actual intro.

  57. ...


    Acum 5 Zile

    Oh god I remember I was soooo sad when I had to switch from windows xp to windows 10 I still love xp a lot Edit: actually I want to get windows xp one day for old games that won’t run on new system 😩

  58. RapidCyclone


    Acum 5 Zile

    The pathetic stretch daily delay because blinker mainly untidy modulo a glamorous rotate. thoughtful, sick hip

  59. MrGTAmodsgerman


    Acum 5 Zile

    Windows 10 is marked as the last Windows version? This malware crap? Wtf?

  60. praphan yaphom

    praphan yaphom

    Acum 5 Zile

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  61. Agrisim Farming

    Agrisim Farming

    Acum 5 Zile

    Windows 7 was the last good windows version, change my mind

    • Cornell Vartabedian

      Cornell Vartabedian

      Acum 3 Zile

      7 was overrated. XP was the dopest of the dope.

  62. ProtoBurn


    Acum 5 Zile

    What about Windows: C.E.? 🤔🤭😏

  63. Mike s

    Mike s

    Acum 5 Zile

    My first Windows was 98SE

  64. Frank Martinez

    Frank Martinez

    Acum 5 Zile

    Windows Xp and 7. Best. Vista video was the worst.

  65. glenben92


    Acum 5 Zile

    XP media centre judges you for leaving it out. Loved that OS - native audio reformatting!



    Acum 5 Zile

    Can any1 help me? Im installing windows but it says ensure disk controller thing at bios. Ive enabled the AHCI but it didnt work

  67. Mr Hotdogs

    Mr Hotdogs

    Acum 5 Zile

    My mum uses a laptop with windows me to this day

  68. arsh singh

    arsh singh

    Acum 5 Zile

    windows 11 announcment

  69. WaybackTECH


    Acum 5 Zile

    NT was Gates version of Unix.

  70. JoeShmoe000


    Acum 5 Zile

    Windows 7 was the best OS of all. Windows 10 looks like it should be 7 and 7 looks like 10.

  71. JoeShmoe000


    Acum 5 Zile

    You should do more Linux informationals.

  72. Nicholas Heidl

    Nicholas Heidl

    Acum 6 Zile

    Windows 3.1.1 was an excellent improvement on 3.1

  73. Mr. CatDudeツ

    Mr. CatDudeツ

    Acum 6 Zile


  74. Brendan Hille

    Brendan Hille

    Acum 6 Zile

    Wtf is this? why are there no comparisons to other operating systems at the time? we have to metric of judgement.

  75. txdang2009


    Acum 6 Zile

    Can't believe I remember most of these versions

  76. Phone Mail

    Phone Mail

    Acum 6 Zile

    You completely forgot windows Neptune which I still have a copy of on CD.

  77. Mr. Pibb2005

    Mr. Pibb2005

    Acum 6 Zile

    I see a Lego set of filth 2:28

  78. screamline458


    Acum 6 Zile

    Yes Linus. I'm interested. Do server video please.

  79. julenuri


    Acum 6 Zile

    And... Windows 11 is near.

  80. Insertx2k Dev

    Insertx2k Dev

    Acum 6 Zile

    I'd be interested if you post the video about all Windows Server Versions as I like Windows Server

  81. Nomadd UK

    Nomadd UK

    Acum 6 Zile

    I know I have been working in IT for a long time now as I have used all of these apart from the very first one which was rarer than a unicorn's fart.

  82. Alex Kalpakavadi

    Alex Kalpakavadi

    Acum 6 Zile

    7's aero glass was not just a discovery.....but an invention......It was so beautiful.

  83. Bastet Furry

    Bastet Furry

    Acum 6 Zile

    1:52, sneaky... :D

  84. Paul MacQuibban

    Paul MacQuibban

    Acum 6 Zile

    interested in the evolution of Windows Server.

  85. TheOfficialofGod


    Acum 7 Zile

    Windows just talked about windows 11 yesterday…

  86. andrxmeda


    Acum 7 Zile

    I was born way before Windows XP so Windows 7 is actually pretty nostalgic to me

  87. James D

    James D

    Acum 7 Zile

    1:11 - Keith Apicary.... Is that you in the background on the right behind Linus?

  88. A Moose

    A Moose

    Acum 7 Zile

    Grew up on windows 95. My first love...

  89. Haja Bêj

    Haja Bêj

    Acum 7 Zile

    The husky root collectively tease because collision cranially scare as a satisfying comb. marked, roasted tax

  90. Ter B

    Ter B

    Acum 7 Zile

    So much nostalgia seeing those Win98se and above pictures.

  91. Rannon


    Acum 7 Zile

    I actually miss the Win 7 gadgets. My problem with 8 (and 8.1), at least as I remember it, was (excluding the things Linus said) that it felt like they went too far with some things and not far enough with other, as well as the start of Windows being almost two halves of a OS (UI-wise) rather than one. As some things are still classical detailed mouse-based (if you know what I mean) and others are more touch-based (as well as *modern/"user-friendly"* with less info (as I perceive(d?) it) as well as the third that is (was, can't remember) kinda reachable both ways with different looks. As I understand it they're currently working on unifying the OS UI.

  92. ashton


    Acum 7 Zile

    And windows 10 was the one that made me switch to linux...

  93. ripmcmanus


    Acum 7 Zile

    In case no one mentioned it in a prior comment, you forgot an important extension to Windows 3.1 - Windows for Workgroups. WFW provided vastly superior networking over plain ol' Windows 3.1. WFW 3.11 was the first version of Windows to provide native TCP/IP support. In my book, WFW was a version not to be overlooked in a video about every Windows version ever! Liked the vid anyway. :)

  94. Cynthia Sherman

    Cynthia Sherman

    Acum 7 Zile

    You should check your sources a bit better. You totally missed Windows 3.11 which added networking for non-NT systems, Windows 95 was the first version to not run under DOS. The biggest deal about Windows 98 was the lo9ng name support, up to then you were still stuck with the 8.3 filenames, unless you had a 3rd-party add-on.

  95. HighClass Unreleased

    HighClass Unreleased

    Acum 7 Zile

    There are only videos on YT with Windows beta's and when they came out where probably 50% is just made up. I'd like more of a story based video to what Microsoft was planning to do with all those beta's like Chicago and Whistler and the infamous Longhorn. Like a real research!

  96. Robert Kelly

    Robert Kelly

    Acum 7 Zile

    Windows 11 8K support 🤣

  97. evstati penchev

    evstati penchev

    Acum 7 Zile

    start menu came with windows nt 3.51 as an update...

  98. newton3010


    Acum 7 Zile

    Started with 3.1, Way back when radio shack was selling computers. They had a Tandy 1000 system that sat just outside the store with 3.1 installed. I systematically copied the install onto floppies in order to install on my system at home. Good ole days,. I guess I would have been one of the first to have a pirated copy of windows.

  99. Ernani Paiva

    Ernani Paiva

    Acum 7 Zile

    You should do some of those about Linux and IOs so people understand better other sides.