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Oct 26, 2012 at 06:12pm IST

Interactive timeline: MS-DOS to Windows 8 - the history of Microsoft OS

Windows 8, Microsoft's biggest ever overhaul of the most popular desktop operating system, goes on sale on Friday. The release of Windows 8 marks over three decades of Microsoft's presence in the operating system market that began in 1981. This interactive timeline traces Microsoft's operating system journey over the last 30 years. Explore.