When you hear the word windows do you first think of panes of glass or Operating Systems developed in Redmond, Washington?
Yeah, me too.
First, I considered of the Old School Windows logo.
Image via Wikipedia
…but I thought that would be too boring.
Next, I thought about the all-too-familiar “Blue Screen of Death“.
Image via Wikipedia
…but I thought that would be too snarky.
So, I decided to be more creative. Using the Mac-native DOS emulator Boxer…
I installed Windows 3.11 (just because I can).
Now, behold and tremble, oh ye people of the Internet, at the wonder and majesty of early 1990’s software running on the latest and greatest from Cupertino!
Of course, what could be more iconic than of Windows’ Klondike Solitaire?
I blame Microsoft for the fact that a computer just doesn’t feel fully functional to me until it has an instance of solitaire running on it.
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- Weekly Photo Challenge: Old Fashioned (slightlyinsightful.com)
- Weekly Photo Challenge: Sunset (slightlyinsightful.com)