Top 13 Things the 95 in Windows 95 Really Stands For

Published on Thu 14 October 1999

  1. The number of people who believe it will ship on time.

  2. The number of floppies it will ship on.

  3. The percentage of people who will have to upgrade their hardware.

  4. The number of megabytes of hard disk space required.

  5. The number of pages in the easy install version of the manual.

  6. The percentage of existing Windows programs that won't run in the new OS.

  7. The number of minutes to install.

  8. The number of calls to tech support before you can get it to run.

  9. The number of people who will actually pay for the upgrade.

  10. The number MHz required for the OS to run.

  11. Bill Gates' age when it ships.

  12. The number of seconds before it crashes.

    And now the #1 thing people think the 95 in Windows 95 really stands for:

  13. The year it was due to ship.

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