That’s right, 25 years ago Microsoft formally launched Windows 95, an operating system that was far more consumer-focused and internet ready than its predecessors. It additionally licensed a Rolling Stones song to commemorate its new innovation, the Start menu. Instead of watching a goofy video of execs stumbling around to the music, although, Microsoft would probably quite see you mark the occasion with this quick clip showing the evolution of Windows through the years.
Features like Internet Explorer would arrive in the Plus! expansion pack, whereas Windows 98 pushed the bar even further when it got here to being ready for your online life and new connectors like USB. Of course its Start menu isn’t the only decision that persists to this day — it’s possible the name itself is why the corporate is on Windows 10 instead of Windows 9 right now.