Csa-Assignment 1

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Table of Contents

1 ABSTRACT 2

2 INTRODUCTION 3

2.1. Architecture Business Cycle (ABC) 3

2.2. Microsoft Windows Desktop Timeline 4

3 MICROSOFT WINDOWS 3.1 5

3.1. Relationship to the Architecture Business Cycle 5

4 MICROSOFT WINDOWS 95 7

4.1 Relationship to the Architecture Business Cycle 7

5 MICROSOFT WINDOWS 98 9

5.1 Relationship to the Architecture Business Cycle 9

6 MICROSOFT WINDOWS ME 11

6.1 Relationship to the Architecture Business Cycle 11

7 MICROSOFT WINDOWS XP 13

7.1. Relationship to the Architecture Business Cycle 13

8 CONCLUSION 15

9 REFERENCE 16

10 BIBLIOGRAPHY 16

APPENDIX 17

ABSTRACT

This paper is intended to define the software architecture, and the
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Windows 98, successor for Windows 95 was the upgrade version from Windows 95, which claimed by Microsoft it was the first version of Windows designed specifically for consumers. Windows is the most widely used operating system in the world, with an estimated 300 million copies in current use. Windows 3.1 (released in 1992) had three million lines of code, but less than 10 years later, Windows XP (released in 2001) had over 45 million lines of code.

MICROSOFT WINDOWS 3.1

1 Relationship to the Architecture Business Cycle

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Figure 3.1 Architecture Business Cycle for Windows 3.1.

The release of Windows 3.1 was received by the business community as a major milestone in improving the functionality of stand-alone computer systems. Features such as concurrent processing, dynamic data exchange (DDE) and object linking and embedding (OLE) for the first time allowed best-of-breed software applications to function cooperatively on a personal computer. Windows 3.1 ran 16-bit Windows and DOS applications, which also was the first operating system with built-in multimedia technology. The addition of audio services and media control support to Windows 3.1 is yet another evolutionary step toward bringing multimedia functionality into the mainstream of desktop computing. Windows 3.1 works seamlessly with Multimedia Extensions 1.0. The
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