Top 10 Things People Think the 95 in Windows 95 Really Stands For

  1. The year it was DUE to ship
  2. The number of MHz required for the operating system to run
  3. The number of people who will actually PAY for the upgrade
  4. The number of calls to tech support before you can get it to run
  5. The number of minutes to install
  6. The percentage of existing programs that won't run in the new operating system
  7. The number of pages in the "EASY INSTALL" version of the manual
  8. The number of megabytes of hard-disc space required
  9. The percentage of people who will have to upgrade their hardware
  10. The number of floppies it will ship on

Newsweek Oct. 24, 1994 / no-valid-email

I thought it was an abbreviaton for 9 to 5 - either the length of time to install it, or the length of time for it to load, not sure which. I've heard that that it was "4.0" until they ran it on a Pentium...

Malcolm (Usual disclaimers apply)
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