Microsoft Windows Version 1.0 User’s Guides 1985


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For all vintage computing collectors, here's an outstanding addition to your paper collection: the very collectible and extremely rare user guides from the original Microsoft version 1.0 release of Windows in 1985 ! These mark the very start of the Microsoft Corporation's historic rise to dominance of desktop computing. These make for fascinating reading and a nostalgic look back to mid 1980s computing. The larger User's Guide includes a tear-out and mail-in "Software Problem Report" sheet for the user fill in and send along to MS at its Redmond HQ. The 70 page "Desktop Applications User's Guide" takes the new GUI user through the complexities of Windows V1.0's 7 packaged applications: Notepad, Cardfile, Terminal, Calendar, Calculator, Clock, and Reversi ! Both publications feature the old stylized "O" Microsoft graphic logo in the cover titles and as a background pattern. Interior black text with blue accent graphics. Documents only, without media.