Windows 2 (Was: Re: "Windows V1.0)

From: Douglas H. Quebbeman <>
Date: Wed Apr 24 06:19:21 2002

> Windows 2 was what they shipped so you could run Excel, which had grown
> popular on the MacIntosh, on the PC/AT. That's where much of the prejudice
> against "smartdrv" came from, since that first release didn't work very well.
> I don't think there were many other app's for it.

Windows 2.0 came to me bundled with my Microsoft Mouse
(the Dove Bar version with the steel rollers).

As far as apps, Micrografix Draw was somewhat popular;
but you're right, there weren't many...

-Douglas Hurst Quebbeman (DougQ at [Call me "Doug"]
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