This thesis was about showing the changes the user interface of Windows operating systems has gone through and their importance, starting from Windows 1.0 and finishing on the technical preview of Windows 10. The main objective was to show how much has changed in 30 years of development. There were many changes and additions, such as Start menu, taskbar, graphical environment and windows. Some of them were kept with slight adjustments between different instalments of the series and while others were discarded, for example Active Desktop and Windows Gadgets. The years of development have significantly changed Windows. There is seemingly no end to what might be added or changed despite the age of the series. In the future, there might be very different concepts of user interfaces, given that technology is constantly develope

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