Happy 25th, Windows 95!

What was your first OS? Mine was Windows 95 as it was for many people of my age (unless you were a Mac user maybe) and today it’s 25 years old. The release was a huge media event with Jay Leno announcing it with Bill Gates, the famous awkward stage dancing, and Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry from Friends giving a walkthrough of the OS.

Naturally, the tech blogs are awash with Windows 95 stories and retrospectives so rather than hash my own together with my limited memories, I’ve compiled a list of the best:

Also some other links about Windows 95 you might find interesting including:

And that Windows 95 guide with Rachel and Chandler? You can stream it in full below. Could I be any more helpful?

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