Microsoft launches Windows 2000

17th February 2000
Microsoft launches Windows 2000

On February 17th 2000 Microsoft launched Windows 2000.

Based on Microsoft NT technology, the operating system was considered much more reliable and stable than Windows 98 which was the operating system of choice for most home PC users.

It was quickly adopted by businesses worldwide.

Related information:


  • Windows 2000 Professional
    Credit: The Centre for Computing History item CH36338.

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