From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Windows NT family) Windows NT is a family of operating systems produced by Microsoft, the first version of which was released on July 27, 1993. It is a processor-independent, multiprocessing and multi-user operating system.
Windows NT is a series of Microsoft 's Windows operating systems written in the C and C++ programming languages. They were the first to use their new 'NT' (New Technology) core. That means it had a brand new core to do more things than the MS-DOS -based one that they used in older versions of Windows. Also, it was more secure and crashed less.
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Windows NT 3.5 is an operating system developed by Microsoft, released on September 21, 1994.It is the second release of Windows NT.. One of the primary goals during Windows NT 3.5 development was to improve the operating system's performance.
- September 21, 1994; 26 years ago
- Service Pack 3 (3.5.807) / June 21, 1995; 25 years ago
- Closed source
Windows NT 4.0, like previous versions of Windows NT before it and versions after it, is a fully 32-bit OS, while Windows 95 is a 16/32-bit hybrid OS. While providing much greater stability than Windows 95, Windows NT 4.0 was less flexible from a desktop perspective.
- July 31, 1996; 24 years ago
- August 24, 1996; 24 years ago
- Closed source
Kernel mode in Windows NT has full access to the hardware and system resources of the computer. The Windows NT kernel is a hybrid kernel; the architecture comprises a simple kernel, hardware abstraction layer (HAL), drivers, and a range of services (collectively named Executive), which all exist in kernel mode.
For the similar home operating environment released in 1992, see Windows 3.1x. Windows NT 3.1 is an operating system that was produced by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems. It was released on July 27, 1993.
Windows Explorer in Windows 2000 and Windows ME allows for custom thumbnail previewers and tooltip handlers. The default file tooltip displays file title, author, subject and comments;  this metadata may be read from a special NTFS stream, if the file is on an NTFS volume, or from a COM Structured Storage stream, if the file is a structured ...
Starting with Windows NT 3.1, it is the default file system of the Windows NT family.  NTFS has several technical improvements over the file systems that it superseded – File Allocation Table (FAT) and High Performance File System (HPFS) – such as improved support for metadata and advanced data structures to improve performance ...