Windows is a family of client, server, and mobile operating systems developed by Microsoft. Use this tag only if your question relates to using Windows APIs or Windows-specific behavior. Questions relating to using or troubleshooting Windows are off-topic.

Windows is a family of graphical operating-systems developed by Microsoft for server, client, and mobile platforms.

Recent Versions

  • Windows 8, the successor to windows-7, was released to the market on October 26, 2012. It was designed to be used on both tablets and conventional PCs.

  • Windows 8.1, the first major update to Windows 8, was released on October 17, 2013.

  • Windows 10 was released on July 29, 2015.


Windows Developer Center – Microsoft's developer portal for Windows Application Development

MSDN Library – documentation for the Microsoft Windows platform API and other Windows development offerings

Microsoft Windows on Wikipedia