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Released on 22nd May 1990 by Microsoft Link points to external site.

9 Dec 87Windows 2.0

22 May 90 Windows 3.0 (35 screenshots)
20 Oct 91 Windows 3.0 + Multimedia Extensions

6 Apr 92Windows 3.1
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“The riddle of the right mouse button” from PC Magazine 1992
“Time for a new interface” from PC Magazine 1992
“Making good GUI sense” from PC Magazine 1992
“One thousand square pixels of canvas” by Marcin Wichary, 2003
“Interview with Nathan Lineback” by Marcin Wichary, 2005

Susan Kare Link points to external site
Windows 3.0 with Multimedia Extensions screenshots Link points to external site from Nathan Lineback
Windows 3.2 (Chinese) screenshots Link points to external site from Nathan Lineback
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Advertisement of Windows 3.0, from Byte 4/91

A joint advertisement of Toshiba T3100SX and Windows 3.0, published in Personal Computing 9/90

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