Windows 3.1: Twenty-five years later, it’s still a Microsoft milestone April 6, 2017 Benj Edwards Uncategorized Happy Birthday, Windows 3.1Imagine a world without the Start button. No, I'm not talking about Windows 8. Dig deep into your memory, and you may recall a time when Windows 3.1 ruled the Earth.Twenty-five years ago this month, Microsoft released version 3.1 of its MS-DOS graphical-shell-turned-operating-system. Windows 3.1 became the first version of Windows to be widely distributed with new PCs, cementing the dominance of Microsoft's OS on the IBM PC platform and signaling the dawn of the Golden Age of Windows.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Facebook Twitter Tumblr Pinterest Google+ LinkedIn E-Mail About The Author Comments are closed. Recent Posts Microsoft’s path to a smarter Bing and Cortana includes tapping Reddit users’ opinions BuyDig has a 27-inch 4K monitor with FreeSync for $350 Try VR for cheap: Windows Mixed Reality headsets are on sale for nearly half off today Pay what you want for 65+ hours of in-depth ethical hacking training New Amazon Echo Discounted $20 Right Now – Deal Alert Logitech MX Sound 2.0 Bluetooth Speakers review: premium PC speakers burdened by average audio What is Next Gen TV and when will it launch?