Why Microsoft named ‘Windows’ to its operating system [Video]

Did you ever wonder why Microsoft choose the name “Windows” for its operating system? This happened in 1983 and there were some interested alternative such as “Microsoft Desktop” and “Interface Manager” that if they would have used one of those names, I really don’t know if we would have been using this OS. Watch the video to learn more — also learn the why for the name Word in Office.

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Mauro Huculak is a Windows expert and the Editor-in-Chief who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He is also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 12 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows, software, and related technologies, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and About.me.