20th anniversary of Windows 95

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Watch CNET's Early Coverage of Windows 95, Back in 1995

The recent launch of Windows 10 got many PC users excited about the new features such as the one that lets you unlock the computer with your face. But we cannot consider the most recent addition in the Windows family without looking back at the history of this operating system that 20 years ago saw Windows 95 come to life.

As you can see in the Windows 95 review from back in the days in the video above, the system offered what at the time was a groundbreaking user interface design and it marked significant progression from the company's previous products. It became the most popular operating system shortly after its launch. Here is a video of the event, showing a very young Bill Gates announce Windows 95 and explain the audience how it works:

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