more details according to Wiki, Microsoft Windows, or better known as Windows is a family of operating systems. developed by Microsoft, by using the graphical user interface. Windows operating systems have evolved from MS-DOS, an operating system based on text mode and command-line. The first version of Windows, Windows Graphic Environment 1.0 was first introduced on November 10, 1983, but only out of the market in November 1985, which was made to meet the needs of the computer to display a picture. Windows 1.0 is a software 16-bit (not an operating system) running on top of MS-DOS (and some variants of MS-DOS), so he will not be able to walk without the DOS operating system. Version 2.x, 3.x versions of the same. Recent versions of Windows (starting from version 4.0 and Windows NT 3.1) is an independent operating system that no longer depend on the operating system MS-DOS. Microsoft Windows and can be developed and can be controlled using the operating system up to 90% (source: Wikipedia)
The advantages of the Windows operating system:
1. Operation is easy and fun (user friendly).
2. Supports multitasking, can run multiple applications simultaneously, such as typing while listening to music.
3. Users can open more than one file at the same time
4. Facilities Plug and Play (PnP) to recognize the new device installed in the computer so that users stay put on it.
5. Facility User Profile, multiple users with the same computer can store their own desktop configuration.
6. Users can share data from other applications easily
7. GUI familiar to users more comfortable in front of a screen
8. The device of driver support better & Many supported by hardware and software vendors.
9. Many office applications compatible with Windows
10. The length of a file name can be up to 255 characters
11. Easy to use, because the user is already familiar with the display windows
12. Software supports windows operating system very much.
13. Used by the majority of computer users in the world.
The weakness of the Windows operating system:
1. The operating system licenses are paid and the price is expensive.
2. Vulnerable to attack the virus.
3. System files Messy
4. Cause dependence use Microsoft products.
5. Space takes a big hard drive.
6. Requires large physical memory.
7. Requires a high-speed processor.
8. Requires ongoing care and procedures in accordance with existing guidelines when using it.
9. The system as its weakest and easily hacked by hackers.
Maybe it's a little on Microsoft Windows, each OS must have advantages and disadvantages of each, sorry if there are mistakes or dissent. thank you.