Windows 2 was what they shipped so you could run Excel, which had grown
popular on the MacIntosh, on the PC/AT. That's where much of the prejudice
against "smartdrv" came from, since that first release didn't work very
I don't think there were many other app's for it.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marvin Johnston" <marvin(a)rain.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 23, 2002 9:00 PM
Subject: Re: "Windows V1.0"
I don't recall any "Windows 2.0", but rather Windows 286 and Windows
"Zane H. Healy" wrote:
> > Zenith changed their software packaging a few times over the years.
> > This is the same packaging as what I have on OS/2 1.0, and MS-DOS
> > 3.3+.
> > Consequently, looking back at the calendar, I think that
> > it's far more likely that this is Windows 2.0 or 2.1.
> It's not much help, but the first Z248 that we recieved had MS-DOS 3.x and
> Windows 1.0x floppies included with it.
> I've never seen a copy of Windows 2.x, however, oddly enough I recently
> found a shrinkwrapped copy of Windows 1.0 in the trash!
> On a vaguely interesting Windows 1.x note, the PC version of the game
> "Balance of Power" included just enough of Windows 1.x to run the game!
was the only
use I ever had for Windows 1.x :^)