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Microsoft Corporation is 45 years old today.

Here's Windows 1.0 the box, reference card, and instructions for using Write (free included application!)

Min System Reqs:
320K memory
2 5.25" double sided floppy drives
Graphics card

512K memory
1 floppy and hard disk

Worth noting in the box screen shot that windows were tiled and not overlapping. This was a big debate before release. By Windows 2, windows overlapped.

Windows 1.0 was released November 20, 1985. The box pictured is a complete 1.04.

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