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!width=15%|Additional information
 
!width=15%|Additional information
 
!width=15%|Editions
 
!width=15%|Editions
 +
!width=15%|Unsupported as of
 
|-
 
|-
! colspan="6"|Windows 1.0x
+
! colspan="7"|Windows 1.0x
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 1.00
 
|Windows 1.00
 
|1.00
 
|1.00
 
|November 6, 1985
 
|November 6, 1985
|rowspan="6"|Interface Manager
+
|rowspan="5"|Interface Manager
 
|First release of Windows
 
|First release of Windows
|rowspan="6"|N/A
+
|rowspan="5"|
 +
*Windows/286
 +
*Windows/386
 +
|rowspan="5"|December 31, 2001
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 1.01
 
|Windows 1.01
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|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
|Windows 1.05
+
! colspan="7"|Windows 2.0x
|1.05
 
|August 21, 1987
 
|
 
|-
 
! colspan="6"|Windows 2.0x
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 2.00
 
|Windows 2.00
 
|2.00
 
|2.00
|rowspan="5"|December 9, 1987
+
|rowspan="4"|December 9, 1987
 
|
 
|
|
+
|rowspan="4"|They doesn't work with Intel 80486 processors
|rowspan="5"|N/A
+
|rowspan="4"|
 +
*Windows/286
 +
*Windows/386
 +
|rowspan="4"|December 31, 2001
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 2.01
 
|Windows 2.01
 
|2.01
 
|2.01
|
 
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 2.02
 
|Windows 2.02
 
|2.02
 
|2.02
|
 
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 2.03
 
|Windows 2.03
 
|2.03
 
|2.03
|
 
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
|Windows 2.04
+
! colspan="7"|Windows 2.1x
|2.04
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
! colspan="6"|Windows 2.1x
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 2.1
 
|Windows 2.1
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*Windows/386
 
*Windows/386
 
*Windows/486
 
*Windows/486
 +
|rowspan="2"|December 31, 2001
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 2.11
 
|Windows 2.11
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|
 
|
 
|-
 
|-
! colspan="6"|Windows 3.0x
+
! colspan="7"|Windows 3.0x
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 3.00
 
|Windows 3.00
|rowspan="2"|3.00
+
|3.00
|rowspan="2"|May 22, 1990
+
|May 22, 1990
|
 
|
 
|rowspan="4"|N/A
 
|-
 
|Windows for Workgroups 3.0
 
|
 
 
|
 
|
 +
|Like Windows 2.1x, Windows 3.0x does work with Intel 80486 processors
 +
|rowspan="2"|N/A
 +
|rowspan="2"|December 31, 2001
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 3.01
 
|Windows 3.01
|rowspan="2"|3.01
+
|3.01
|rowspan="2"|October 20, 1991
+
|October 20, 1991
 
|
 
|
 
|Sometimes called Windows Graphical Environment with Multimedia Extensions 1.0
 
|Sometimes called Windows Graphical Environment with Multimedia Extensions 1.0
 
|-
 
|-
|Windows for Workgroups 3.01
+
! colspan="7"|Windows 3.1x
|
 
|
 
|-
 
! colspan="6"|Windows 3.1x
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 3.1
 
|Windows 3.1
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|
 
|
 
|rowspan="6"|N/A
 
|rowspan="6"|N/A
 +
|rowspan="6"|December 31, 2001
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows for Workgroups 3.1
 
|Windows for Workgroups 3.1
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|Chinese version of Windows for Workgroups 3.1x
 
|Chinese version of Windows for Workgroups 3.1x
 
|-
 
|-
! colspan="6"|Windows 9x
+
! colspan="7"|Windows 9x
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 95
 
|Windows 95
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*Windows 95 Service Pack 2.1 (August 27, 1997)
 
*Windows 95 Service Pack 2.1 (August 27, 1997)
 
*Windows 95 Service Pack 2.5 (November 26, 1997)
 
*Windows 95 Service Pack 2.5 (November 26, 1997)
 +
|rowspan="2"|December 31, 2001
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 96
 
|Windows 96
|4.1
+
|rowspan="2"|4.1
 
|May 3, 1996
 
|May 3, 1996
 
|Cleveland, Nashville
 
|Cleveland, Nashville
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 +
*Windows 96
 +
*Windows 96 Service Pack 1 (1997)
 +
|-
 +
|Windows 97
 +
|June 24, 1997
 +
|ChiCairo
 +
|
 +
|N/A
 +
|December 31, 2004
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 98
 
|Windows 98
|4.2
+
|rowspan="2"|4.2
 
|June 21, 1998
 
|June 21, 1998
 
|Memphis
 
|Memphis
|
+
|In winver, it says 4.10, like Windows 96.
|
+
|N/A
*Windows 98 First Edition
+
|rowspan="3"|July 11, 2006
*Windows 98 Second Edition (April 23, 1999)
+
|-
 +
|Windows 99
 +
|April 23, 1999
 +
|Dolly
 +
|Also known as Windows 98 Second Edition
 +
|N/A
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows Me
 
|Windows Me
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|N/A
 
|N/A
 
|-
 
|-
! colspan="6"|Windows NT
+
! colspan="7"|Windows NT
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows NT 3.1
 
|Windows NT 3.1
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|
 
|
 
*Windows NT 3.1 Workstation
 
*Windows NT 3.1 Workstation
 +
|rowspan="7"|December 31, 2001
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows NT for Workgroups 3.1
 
|Windows NT for Workgroups 3.1
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|
 
|
 
*Windows NT 4.0 Workstation
 
*Windows NT 4.0 Workstation
 +
|December 3, 2004
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows NT 5.0
 
|Windows NT 5.0
 +
|rowspan="2"|NT 5.0
 +
|rowspan="2"|February 17, 2000
 
|NT 5.0
 
|NT 5.0
|February 17, 2000
 
|Memphis, NT 5.0
 
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
*Windows NT 5.0 Workstation
 
*Windows NT 5.0 Workstation
 +
|rowspan="2"|July 13, 2010
 +
|-
 +
|Windows 2000
 +
|Memphis
 +
|
 +
|
 +
*Windows 2000 Professional
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows XP
 
|Windows XP
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|
 
|
 
*Windows XP Starter
 
*Windows XP Starter
*Windows XP Home Basic
+
*Windows XP Home
*Windows XP Home Premium
 
 
*Windows XP Professional
 
*Windows XP Professional
 
*Windows XP 64-bit Edition
 
*Windows XP 64-bit Edition
 
*Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs (July 8, 2006)
 
*Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs (July 8, 2006)
 +
|rowspan="2"|April 8, 2014
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
 
|Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
 
|NT 5.2
 
|NT 5.2
 
|April 25, 2005
 
|April 25, 2005
 +
|Sundown
 +
|
 
|N/A
 
|N/A
 +
|-
 +
|Windows Longhorn
 +
|rowspan="2"|NT 6.0
 +
|April 1, 2005
 +
|Longhorn
 +
|A beta version of Windows Vista.
 
|
 
|
|N/A
+
*Windows Longhorn Professional
 +
|July 14, 2015
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows Vista
 
|Windows Vista
|NT 6.0
 
 
|January 30, 2007
 
|January 30, 2007
|Longhorn
+
|Six
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
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*Windows Vista Home Basic
 
*Windows Vista Home Basic
 
*Windows Vista Home Premium
 
*Windows Vista Home Premium
*Windows Vista Professional
 
 
*Windows Vista Business
 
*Windows Vista Business
 
*Windows Vista Enterprise
 
*Windows Vista Enterprise
 
*Windows Vista Ultimate
 
*Windows Vista Ultimate
 +
|April 11, 2017
 +
|-
 +
|Windows Vienna
 +
|rowspan="2"|NT 6.1
 +
|December 12, 2008
 +
|Blackcomb, Vienna
 +
|A beta version of Windows 7.
 +
|
 +
*Windows Vienna Starter
 +
*Windows Vienna Home Basic
 +
*Windows Vienna Home Premium
 +
*Windows Vienna Business
 +
*Windows Vienna Enterprise
 +
*Windows Vienna Ultimate
 +
|rowspan="3"|January 14, 2020
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 7
 
|Windows 7
|NT 6.1
 
 
|October 22, 2009
 
|October 22, 2009
|Blackcomb, Vienna, Seven
+
|Seven
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
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|NT 6.11
 
|NT 6.11
 
|February 22, 2011
 
|February 22, 2011
|Chicago
+
|7.1
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
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|
 
|
 
*Windows 8
 
*Windows 8
*Windows 8 Professional
+
*Windows 8 Pro
 +
*Windows 8 Home
 
*Windows 8 Enterprise
 
*Windows 8 Enterprise
 +
*Windows 8 Core
 
*Windows 8 OEM
 
*Windows 8 OEM
 +
|rowspan="3"|January 10, 2023
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 8.1
 
|Windows 8.1
|NT 6.3
+
|rowspan="2"|NT 6.3
 
|October 17, 2013
 
|October 17, 2013
 
|Blue
 
|Blue
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|
 
|
 
*Windows 8.1
 
*Windows 8.1
*Windows 8.1 Professional
+
*Windows 8.1 Pro
 +
*Windows 8.1 Home
 
*Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
*Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 +
*Windows 8.1 Core
 
*Windows 8.1 OEM
 
*Windows 8.1 OEM
 
*Windows 8.1 with Bing
 
*Windows 8.1 with Bing
 +
|-
 +
|Windows 8.11
 +
|April 8, 2014
 +
|8.1 Update 1
 +
|An updated version of Windows 8.1.
 +
|
 +
*Windows 8.11
 +
*Windows 8.11 Pro
 +
*Windows 8.11 Home
 +
*Windows 8.11 Enterprise
 +
*Windows 8.11 Core
 +
*Windows 8.11 OEM
 +
*Windows 8.11 with Bing
 +
|-
 +
|Windows 9
 +
|NT 6.4
 +
|September 12, 2014
 +
|Technical Preview
 +
|
 +
|
 +
*Windows 9
 +
*Windows 9 Pro
 +
*Windows 9 Home
 +
*Windows 9 Enterprise
 +
*Windows 9 Core
 +
|2024 or 2025
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows 10
 
|Windows 10
|NT 10.0
+
|rowspan="2"|NT 10.0
|2015
+
|July 29, 2015
 
|Threshold
 
|Threshold
 +
|Also known as Windows X
 
|
 
|
|
+
*Windows 10 Home
*Windows 10 Home Edition
+
*Windows 10 Pro
*Windows 10 Professional
+
*Windows 10 Pro Education
*Windows 10 Professional Education
+
*Windows 10 Pro for Workstations
*Windows 10 Professional for Workstations
 
 
*Windows 10 Enterprise
 
*Windows 10 Enterprise
 
*Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC (formerly LTSB)
 
*Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC (formerly LTSB)
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*Windows 10 IoT Enterprise
 
*Windows 10 IoT Enterprise
 
*Windows 10 S (now an operational mode within Enterprise and Education)
 
*Windows 10 S (now an operational mode within Enterprise and Education)
 +
|October 14, 2025
 
|-
 
|-
 +
|Windows 2020
 +
|2020
 +
|20H1
 +
|A successor to Windows 10 19H2. Not yet finished.
 +
|
 +
*Windows 2020 Home
 +
*Windows 2020 Pro
 +
*Windows 2020 Pro Education
 +
*Windows 2020 Pro for Workstations
 +
*Windows 2020 Enterprise
 +
*Windows 2020 Enterprise LTSC
 +
*Windows 2020 Education
 +
*Windows 2020 IoT Core
 +
*Windows 2020 IoT Enterprise
 +
*Windows 2020 S
 +
|Not yet released
 
|}
 
|}
  
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!width=15%|Additional information
 
!width=15%|Editions
 
!width=15%|Editions
 +
!width=15%|Unsupported as of
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows NT 3.1
 
|Windows NT 3.1
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*Windows NT 3.1 Server
 
*Windows NT 3.1 Server
 
*Windows NT 3.1 Advanced Server
 
*Windows NT 3.1 Advanced Server
 +
|rowspan="5"|December 31, 2001
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows NT 3.11
 
|Windows NT 3.11
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*Windows NT 4.0 Enterprise Server
 
*Windows NT 4.0 Enterprise Server
 
*Windows NT 4.0 Terminal Server
 
*Windows NT 4.0 Terminal Server
 +
|December 3, 2004
 
|-
 
|-
|Windows Server 2000
+
|Windows NT 5.0
 +
|rowspan="2"|NT 5.0
 +
|rowspan="2"|February 17, 2000
 
|NT 5.0
 
|NT 5.0
|February 17, 2000
 
|Memphis Server, Server 5
 
 
|
 
|
 +
|
 +
*Windows NT 5.0 Server
 +
*Windows NT 5.0 Advanced Server
 +
*Windows NT 5.0 Datacenter Server
 +
|rowspan="2"|July 13, 2010
 +
|-
 +
|Windows Server 2000
 +
|Memphis
 +
|A server counterpart of Windows 2000
 
|
 
|
 
*Windows Server 2000
 
*Windows Server 2000
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|-
 
|-
 
|Windows Server 2003
 
|Windows Server 2003
|rowspan="2"|NT 5.2
+
|NT 5.2
 
|April 24, 2003
 
|April 24, 2003
 
|Whistler Server
 
|Whistler Server
|
+
|A server counterpart of Windows XP.
 
|
 
|
 
*Windows Standard Server 2003
 
*Windows Standard Server 2003
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*Windows Storage Server 2003
 
*Windows Storage Server 2003
 
*Windows Small Business Server 2003
 
*Windows Small Business Server 2003
 +
|rowspan="2"|July 14, 2015
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows Server 2003 R2
 
|Windows Server 2003 R2
 +
|rowspan="2"|NT 6.0
 
|December 6, 2005
 
|December 6, 2005
|Whistler Server R2
+
|Longhorn Server
|
+
|A server counterpart of Windows Longhorn.
 
|
 
|
 
*Windows Standard Server 2003 R2
 
*Windows Standard Server 2003 R2
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*Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2
 
*Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2
 
*Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003
 
*Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003
 +
|-
 +
|Windows Server 2007
 +
|January 30, 2007
 +
|Server 6, Vista Server
 +
|A server counterpart of Windows Vista.
 +
|
 +
*Windows Standard Server 2007
 +
*Windows Enterprise Server 2007
 +
*Windows Datacenter Server 2007
 +
*Windows Server 2007 for Itanium-based Systems
 +
*Windows Foundation Server 2007
 +
*Windows Essential Business Server 2007
 +
*Windows HPC Server 2007
 +
*Windows Small Business Server 2007
 +
*Windows Storage Server 2007
 +
*Windows Web Server 2007
 
*Windows Home Server
 
*Windows Home Server
 +
|April 11, 2017
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows Server 2008
 
|Windows Server 2008
|NT 6.0
+
|rowspan="2"|NT 6.1
|February 27, 2008
+
|December 12, 2008
|Longhorn Server
+
|Vienna Server
|
+
|A server counterpart of Windows Vienna.
 
|
 
|
 
*Windows Standard Server 2008
 
*Windows Standard Server 2008
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*Windows Storage Server 2008
 
*Windows Storage Server 2008
 
*Windows Web Server 2008
 
*Windows Web Server 2008
 +
|rowspan="3"|January 14, 2020
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows Server 2008 R2
 
|Windows Server 2008 R2
|NT 6.1
 
 
|October 22, 2009
 
|October 22, 2009
|Longhorn Server R2, Server 7
+
|Server 7
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
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|NT 6.11
 
|NT 6.11
 
|October 22, 2011
 
|October 22, 2011
|Longhorn Server R3, Server 7.1
+
|Server 7.1
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
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|-
 
|-
 
|Windows Server 2012
 
|Windows Server 2012
 
 
|NT 6.2
 
|NT 6.2
 
|September 4, 2012
 
|September 4, 2012
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*Windows Datacenter Server 2012
 
*Windows Datacenter Server 2012
 
*Windows MultiPoint Server 2012
 
*Windows MultiPoint Server 2012
 +
|rowspan="3"|October 10, 2023
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows Server 2012 R2
 
|Windows Server 2012 R2
|NT 6.3
+
|rowspan="2"|NT 6.3
 
|October 17, 2013
 
|October 17, 2013
 
|Server Blue, Server 8.1
 
|Server Blue, Server 8.1
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*Windows Datacenter Server 2012 R2
 
*Windows Datacenter Server 2012 R2
 
*Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 R2
 
*Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 R2
 +
|-
 +
|Windows Server 2012 R3
 +
|April 8, 2014
 +
|Server 8.11
 +
|An updated version of Windows Server 2012 R2.
 +
|
 +
*Windows Foundation Server 2012 R3
 +
*Windows Essentials Server 2012 R3
 +
*Windows Standard Server 2012 R3
 +
*Windows Datacenter Server 2012 R3
 +
*Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 R3
 +
|-
 +
|Windows Server 2014
 +
|NT 6.4
 +
|September 12, 2014
 +
|Server 9
 +
|
 +
|
 +
*Windows Essentials Server 2014
 +
*Windows Standard Server 2014
 +
*Windows Datacenter Server 2014
 +
|2024 or 2025
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows Server 2016
 
|Windows Server 2016
|rowspan="2"|NT 10.0
+
|rowspan="3"|NT 10.0
 
|October 12, 2016
 
|October 12, 2016
 
|Threshold Server
 
|Threshold Server
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*Windows Standard Server 2016
 
*Windows Standard Server 2016
 
*Windows Datacenter Server 2016
 
*Windows Datacenter Server 2016
 +
|January 12, 2027
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows Server 2019
 
|Windows Server 2019
|November 13, 2018
+
|May 21, 2019
|Redstone Server
+
|Server 19H1
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
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*Windows Standard Server 2019
 
*Windows Standard Server 2019
 
*Windows Datacenter Server 2019
 
*Windows Datacenter Server 2019
 +
|January 9, 2029
 +
|-
 +
|Windows Server 2020
 +
|2020
 +
|Server 20H1
 +
|A successor to Windows Server 19H2. Not yet finished.
 +
|
 +
*Windows Essentials Server 2020
 +
*Windows Standard Server 2020
 +
*Windows Datacenter Server 2020
 +
|Not yet released
 
|}
 
|}
  
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!width=15%|Version
 
!width=15%|Release date
 
!width=15%|Release date
 +
!width=15%|Codename
 
!width=15%|An edition of
 
!width=15%|An edition of
 
!width=15%|Additional information
 
!width=15%|Additional information
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|-
 
|-
 
|Windows XP Media Center Edition
 
|Windows XP Media Center Edition
|NT 5.1/NT 5.2
+
|rowspan="2"|NT 5.1/NT 5.2
 
|2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006
 
|2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006
 +
|Trident (2001)<br/>eHome (2002)<br/>Freestyle (2003)<br/>Harmony (2004)<br/>Symphony (2005)<br/>Emerald (2006)
 
|rowspan="2"|Windows XP
 
|rowspan="2"|Windows XP
 
|
 
|
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|-
 
|-
 
|Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
 
|Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
|NT 5.1
+
|November 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005
|November 2002
+
|Mira (2002)
 
|
 
|
 
|Microsoft Tablet PC
 
|Microsoft Tablet PC
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|NT 6.2
 
|NT 6.2
 
|October 26, 2012
 
|October 26, 2012
 +
|Windows on ARM
 
|Windows 8
 
|Windows 8
 
|
 
|
|rowspan="2"|ARM-based tablet computers
+
|rowspan="3"|ARM-based tablet computers
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Windows RT 8.1
 
|Windows RT 8.1
|NT 6.3
+
|rowspan="2"|NT 6.3
 
|October 18, 2013
 
|October 18, 2013
 +
|RT Blue
 
|Windows 8.1
 
|Windows 8.1
 +
|
 +
|-
 +
|Windows RT 8.11
 +
|April 8, 2014
 +
|RT 8.1 Update 1
 +
|Windows 8.11
 
|
 
|
 
|}
 
|}
 +
 
===Mobile devices===
 
===Mobile devices===
 
Mobile devices include smartphones, handheld tablet computers, and personal digital assistants
 
Mobile devices include smartphones, handheld tablet computers, and personal digital assistants
 +
*Windows 2020
 +
**Windows 2020 Mobile
 +
**Windows 2020 Mobile Enterprise
 +
**Windows 2020 IoT Mobile
 +
**Windows 2020 IoT Mobile Enterprise
 
*Windows 10
 
*Windows 10
 
**Windows 10 Mobile
 
**Windows 10 Mobile
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**Windows 10 IoT Mobile
 
**Windows 10 IoT Mobile
 
**Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise
 
**Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise
 +
*Windows 9
 +
*Windows 9 Mobile
 +
*Windows 9 Mobile Enterprise
 
*Windows Phone
 
*Windows Phone
 +
*Windows Phone 8.11
 
**Windows Phone 8.1
 
**Windows Phone 8.1
 
**Windows Phone 8
 
**Windows Phone 8
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===Embedded devices===
 
===Embedded devices===
 
*Windows Embedded
 
*Windows Embedded
 +
**Windows Embedded 9
 +
**Windows Embedded 8.11
 
**Windows Embedded 8.1
 
**Windows Embedded 8.1
 
**Windows Embedded 8
 
**Windows Embedded 8
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**Windows Embedded 2009
 
**Windows Embedded 2009
 
**Windows XP Embedded
 
**Windows XP Embedded
**Windows 2000 Embedded
 
**Windows NT 5.0 Embedded
 
 
**Windows NT 4.0 Embedded – Abbreviated NTe, it is an edition of Windows NT 4.0 that was aimed at computer-powered major appliances, vending machines, ATMs and other devices that cannot be considered computers per se. It is the same system as the standard Windows NT 4.0, but it comes packaged in a database of components and dependencies, from which a developer can choose individual components to build customized setup CDs and hard disk boot images. Windows NT 4.0 Embedded includes Service Pack 5. Before 1998, it used to be called Windows NT 4.1.
 
**Windows NT 4.0 Embedded – Abbreviated NTe, it is an edition of Windows NT 4.0 that was aimed at computer-powered major appliances, vending machines, ATMs and other devices that cannot be considered computers per se. It is the same system as the standard Windows NT 4.0, but it comes packaged in a database of components and dependencies, from which a developer can choose individual components to build customized setup CDs and hard disk boot images. Windows NT 4.0 Embedded includes Service Pack 5. Before 1998, it used to be called Windows NT 4.1.
 
*Windows Embedded Compact
 
*Windows Embedded Compact
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*Windows 4.2 (1998) – former name of Windows 98.
 
*Windows 4.2 (1998) – former name of Windows 98.
 
*Windows 4.9 (2000) – former name of Windows Me.
 
*Windows 4.9 (2000) – former name of Windows Me.
*Windows 5 (1999) – former name of both Windows NT 5.0 and Windows 2000.
+
*Windows 5 (1999) – former names of Windows 2000.
*Windows 2001 (2001) and Windows 5.1 (2001) – former names of Windows XP.
+
*Windows 2000 Server (1999) - former name of Windows Server 2000.
 +
*Windows 2001 (2001), Windows 101 (2001), Windows 5.1 (2001), Windows NT XP (2001), and Windows NT 5.1 (2001) – former names of Windows XP.
 
*Windows 6 (2006) – former name of Windows Vista.
 
*Windows 6 (2006) – former name of Windows Vista.
*Windows 8.2 (2014) and Windows 9 (2014) – former names of Windows 10. The last build of Windows 9 is 9883.
+
*Windows 8.2 (2014) – former name of Windows 9.
 +
*Windows 9.1 (2015) – former name of Windows 10.
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*Windows 10 20H1 (2020) – former name of Windows 2020.
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*Windows Server 20H1 (2020) and Windows 2020 Server (2020) – former names of Windows Server 2020.

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Personal computer versions[edit]

In this section, a client version of Windows is a version that end-users or OEMs can install on personal computers, including desktop computers, laptops and workstations.

Name Version Release date Codename Additional information Editions Unsupported as of
Windows 1.0x
Windows 1.00 1.00 November 6, 1985 Interface Manager First release of Windows
  • Windows/286
  • Windows/386
December 31, 2001
Windows 1.01 1.01 November 20, 1985
Windows 1.02 1.02 May 14, 1986
Windows 1.03 1.03 August 21, 1986
Windows 1.04 1.04 April 10, 1987
Windows 2.0x
Windows 2.00 2.00 December 9, 1987 They doesn't work with Intel 80486 processors
  • Windows/286
  • Windows/386
December 31, 2001
Windows 2.01 2.01
Windows 2.02 2.02
Windows 2.03 2.03
Windows 2.1x
Windows 2.1 2.1 May 27, 1988
  • Windows/286
  • Windows/386
  • Windows/486
December 31, 2001
Windows 2.11 2.11 March 13, 1989
Windows 3.0x
Windows 3.00 3.00 May 22, 1990 Like Windows 2.1x, Windows 3.0x does work with Intel 80486 processors N/A December 31, 2001
Windows 3.01 3.01 October 20, 1991 Sometimes called Windows Graphical Environment with Multimedia Extensions 1.0
Windows 3.1x
Windows 3.1 3.1 April 6, 1992 Janus N/A December 31, 2001
Windows for Workgroups 3.1 3.1 October 1992 Kato, Sparta
Windows 3.11 3.11 November 8, 1993 Janus
Windows for Workgroups 3.11 3.11 August 11, 1993 Snowball
Windows 3.2 3.2 November 22, 1993 Janus Chinese version of Windows 3.1x
Windows for Workgroups 3.2 3.2 December 1993 Cougar Chinese version of Windows for Workgroups 3.1x
Windows 9x
Windows 95 4.0 August 24 ,1995 Chicago
  • Windows 95
  • Windows 95 Service Pack 1 (December 31, 1995)
  • Windows 95 Service Pack 1.1 (February 14, 1996)
  • Windows 95 Service Pack 2 (August 24, 1996)
  • Windows 95 USB Supplement to Service Pack 2 (August 27, 1997)
  • Windows 95 Service Pack 2.1 (August 27, 1997)
  • Windows 95 Service Pack 2.5 (November 26, 1997)
December 31, 2001
Windows 96 4.1 May 3, 1996 Cleveland, Nashville
  • Windows 96
  • Windows 96 Service Pack 1 (1997)
Windows 97 June 24, 1997 ChiCairo N/A December 31, 2004
Windows 98 4.2 June 21, 1998 Memphis In winver, it says 4.10, like Windows 96. N/A July 11, 2006
Windows 99 April 23, 1999 Dolly Also known as Windows 98 Second Edition N/A
Windows Me 4.9 September 14, 2000 Millennium N/A
Windows NT
Windows NT 3.1 NT 3.1 July 27, 1993 AXP NT version of Windows 3.1
  • Windows NT 3.1 Workstation
December 31, 2001
Windows NT for Workgroups 3.1 Razzle NT version of Windows for Workgroups 3.1 N/A
Windows NT 3.11 NT 3.11 January 24, 1994 NT OS/2 NT version of Windows 3.11.
  • Windows NT 3.11 Workstation
Windows NT for Workgroups 3.11 October 8, 1993 Razzle NT version of Windows for Workgroups 3.11. N/A
Windows NT 3.2 NT 3.2 1994 NT 3.2 NT version of Windows 3.2 or Chinese version of Windows NT 3.11.
  • Windows NT 3.2 Workstation
Windows 3.5 NT 3.5 September 21, 1994 Daytona
  • Windows 3.5 Workstation
Windows 3.51 NT 3.51 May 30, 1995
  • Windows 3.51 Workstation
Windows NT 4.0 NT 4.0 August 24, 1996 Shell Update Release
  • Windows NT 4.0 Workstation
December 3, 2004
Windows NT 5.0 NT 5.0 February 17, 2000 NT 5.0
  • Windows NT 5.0 Workstation
July 13, 2010
Windows 2000 Memphis
  • Windows 2000 Professional
Windows XP NT 5.1 October 25, 2001 Whistler
  • Windows XP Starter
  • Windows XP Home
  • Windows XP Professional
  • Windows XP 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs (July 8, 2006)
April 8, 2014
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition NT 5.2 April 25, 2005 Sundown N/A
Windows Longhorn NT 6.0 April 1, 2005 Longhorn A beta version of Windows Vista.
  • Windows Longhorn Professional
July 14, 2015
Windows Vista January 30, 2007 Six
  • Windows Vista Starter
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
April 11, 2017
Windows Vienna NT 6.1 December 12, 2008 Blackcomb, Vienna A beta version of Windows 7.
  • Windows Vienna Starter
  • Windows Vienna Home Basic
  • Windows Vienna Home Premium
  • Windows Vienna Business
  • Windows Vienna Enterprise
  • Windows Vienna Ultimate
January 14, 2020
Windows 7 October 22, 2009 Seven
  • Windows 7 Starter
  • Windows 7 Home Basic
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Windows Thin PC
Windows 7.1 NT 6.11 February 22, 2011 7.1
  • Windows 7.1 Starter
  • Windows 7.1 Home Basic
  • Windows 7.1 Home Premium
  • Windows 7.1 Professional
  • Windows 7.1 Enterprise
  • Windows 7.1 Ultimate
  • Windows 7.1 Thin PC
Windows 8 NT 6.2 October 26, 2012 Jupiter, Eight
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Windows 8 Home
  • Windows 8 Enterprise
  • Windows 8 Core
  • Windows 8 OEM
January 10, 2023
Windows 8.1 NT 6.3 October 17, 2013 Blue
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8.1 Pro
  • Windows 8.1 Home
  • Windows 8.1 Enterprise
  • Windows 8.1 Core
  • Windows 8.1 OEM
  • Windows 8.1 with Bing
Windows 8.11 April 8, 2014 8.1 Update 1 An updated version of Windows 8.1.
  • Windows 8.11
  • Windows 8.11 Pro
  • Windows 8.11 Home
  • Windows 8.11 Enterprise
  • Windows 8.11 Core
  • Windows 8.11 OEM
  • Windows 8.11 with Bing
Windows 9 NT 6.4 September 12, 2014 Technical Preview
  • Windows 9
  • Windows 9 Pro
  • Windows 9 Home
  • Windows 9 Enterprise
  • Windows 9 Core
2024 or 2025
Windows 10 NT 10.0 July 29, 2015 Threshold Also known as Windows X
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Windows 10 Pro Education
  • Windows 10 Pro for Workstations
  • Windows 10 Enterprise
  • Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC (formerly LTSB)
  • Windows 10 Education
  • Windows 10 IoT Core
  • Windows 10 IoT Enterprise
  • Windows 10 S (now an operational mode within Enterprise and Education)
October 14, 2025
Windows 2020 2020 20H1 A successor to Windows 10 19H2. Not yet finished.
  • Windows 2020 Home
  • Windows 2020 Pro
  • Windows 2020 Pro Education
  • Windows 2020 Pro for Workstations
  • Windows 2020 Enterprise
  • Windows 2020 Enterprise LTSC
  • Windows 2020 Education
  • Windows 2020 IoT Core
  • Windows 2020 IoT Enterprise
  • Windows 2020 S
Not yet released

Server versions[edit]

Name Version Release date Codename Additional information Editions Unsupported as of
Windows NT 3.1 NT 3.1 July 27, 1993 AXP NT version of Windows 3.1
  • Windows NT 3.1 Server
  • Windows NT 3.1 Advanced Server
December 31, 2001
Windows NT 3.11 NT 3.11 1993 NT OS/2 NT version of Windows 3.11
  • Windows NT 3.11 Server
  • Windows NT 3.11 Advanced Server
Windows NT 3.2 NT 3.2 1994 NT 3.2 NT version of Windows 3.2 or Chinese version of Windows NT 3.11
  • Windows NT 3.2 Server
  • Windows NT 3.2 Advanced Server
Windows 3.5 NT 3.5 September 20, 1994 Daytona
  • Windows 3.5 Server
Windows 3.51 NT 3.51 May 29, 1995
  • Windows 3.51 Server
Windows NT 4.0 NT 4.0 July 29, 1996 Shell Update Release
  • Windows NT 4.0 Server
  • Windows NT 4.0 Enterprise Server
  • Windows NT 4.0 Terminal Server
December 3, 2004
Windows NT 5.0 NT 5.0 February 17, 2000 NT 5.0
  • Windows NT 5.0 Server
  • Windows NT 5.0 Advanced Server
  • Windows NT 5.0 Datacenter Server
July 13, 2010
Windows Server 2000 Memphis A server counterpart of Windows 2000
  • Windows Server 2000
  • Windows Advanced Server 2000
  • Windows Datacenter Server 2000
Windows Server 2003 NT 5.2 April 24, 2003 Whistler Server A server counterpart of Windows XP.
  • Windows Standard Server 2003
  • Windows Enterprise Server 2003
  • Windows Datacenter Server 2003
  • Windows Web Server 2003
  • Windows Storage Server 2003
  • Windows Small Business Server 2003
July 14, 2015
Windows Server 2003 R2 NT 6.0 December 6, 2005 Longhorn Server A server counterpart of Windows Longhorn.
  • Windows Standard Server 2003 R2
  • Windows Enterprise Server 2003 R2
  • Windows Datacenter Server 2003 R2
  • Windows Web Server 2003 R2
  • Windows Storage Server 2003 R2
  • Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2
  • Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003
Windows Server 2007 January 30, 2007 Server 6, Vista Server A server counterpart of Windows Vista.
  • Windows Standard Server 2007
  • Windows Enterprise Server 2007
  • Windows Datacenter Server 2007
  • Windows Server 2007 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Foundation Server 2007
  • Windows Essential Business Server 2007
  • Windows HPC Server 2007
  • Windows Small Business Server 2007
  • Windows Storage Server 2007
  • Windows Web Server 2007
  • Windows Home Server
April 11, 2017
Windows Server 2008 NT 6.1 December 12, 2008 Vienna Server A server counterpart of Windows Vienna.
  • Windows Standard Server 2008
  • Windows Enterprise Server 2008
  • Windows Datacenter Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Foundation Server 2008
  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008
  • Windows HPC Server 2008
  • Windows Small Business Server 2008
  • Windows Storage Server 2008
  • Windows Web Server 2008
January 14, 2020
Windows Server 2008 R2 October 22, 2009 Server 7
  • Windows Foundation Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Standard Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Enterprise Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Datacenter Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Web Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Storage Server 2008 R2
  • Windows HPC Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Small Business Server 2010
  • Windows Home Server 2010
  • Windows MultiPoint Server 2010
Windows Server 2008 R3 NT 6.11 October 22, 2011 Server 7.1
  • Windows Foundation Server 2008 R3
  • Windows Standard Server 2008 R3
  • Windows Enterprise Server 2008 R3
  • Windows Datacenter Server 2008 R3
  • Windows Server 2008 R3 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Web Server 2008 R3
  • Windows Storage Server 2008 R3
  • Windows HPC Server 2008 R3
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011
  • Windows MultiPoint Server 2011
  • Windows Home Server 2011
Windows Server 2012 NT 6.2 September 4, 2012 Server 8
  • Windows Foundation Server 2012
  • Windows Essentials Server 2012
  • Windows Standard Server 2012
  • Windows Datacenter Server 2012
  • Windows MultiPoint Server 2012
October 10, 2023
Windows Server 2012 R2 NT 6.3 October 17, 2013 Server Blue, Server 8.1
  • Windows Foundation Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Essentials Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Standard Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Datacenter Server 2012 R2
  • Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2012 R3 April 8, 2014 Server 8.11 An updated version of Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • Windows Foundation Server 2012 R3
  • Windows Essentials Server 2012 R3
  • Windows Standard Server 2012 R3
  • Windows Datacenter Server 2012 R3
  • Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 R3
Windows Server 2014 NT 6.4 September 12, 2014 Server 9
  • Windows Essentials Server 2014
  • Windows Standard Server 2014
  • Windows Datacenter Server 2014
2024 or 2025
Windows Server 2016 NT 10.0 October 12, 2016 Threshold Server
  • Windows Essentials Server 2016
  • Windows Standard Server 2016
  • Windows Datacenter Server 2016
January 12, 2027
Windows Server 2019 May 21, 2019 Server 19H1
  • Windows Essentials Server 2019
  • Windows Standard Server 2019
  • Windows Datacenter Server 2019
January 9, 2029
Windows Server 2020 2020 Server 20H1 A successor to Windows Server 19H2. Not yet finished.
  • Windows Essentials Server 2020
  • Windows Standard Server 2020
  • Windows Datacenter Server 2020
Not yet released

Device versions[edit]

Appliances[edit]

Name Version Release date Codename An edition of Additional information Sold with
Windows XP Media Center Edition NT 5.1/NT 5.2 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006 Trident (2001)
eHome (2002)
Freestyle (2003)
Harmony (2004)
Symphony (2005)
Emerald (2006)
Windows XP Home theater PCs, network attached storage (NAS) and set-top boxes
Windows XP Tablet PC Edition November 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 Mira (2002) Microsoft Tablet PC
Windows RT NT 6.2 October 26, 2012 Windows on ARM Windows 8 ARM-based tablet computers
Windows RT 8.1 NT 6.3 October 18, 2013 RT Blue Windows 8.1
Windows RT 8.11 April 8, 2014 RT 8.1 Update 1 Windows 8.11

Mobile devices[edit]

Mobile devices include smartphones, handheld tablet computers, and personal digital assistants

  • Windows 2020
    • Windows 2020 Mobile
    • Windows 2020 Mobile Enterprise
    • Windows 2020 IoT Mobile
    • Windows 2020 IoT Mobile Enterprise
  • Windows 10
    • Windows 10 Mobile
    • Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise
    • Windows 10 IoT Mobile
    • Windows 10 IoT Mobile Enterprise
  • Windows 9
  • Windows 9 Mobile
  • Windows 9 Mobile Enterprise
  • Windows Phone
  • Windows Phone 8.11
    • Windows Phone 8.1
    • Windows Phone 8
    • Windows Phone 7.8
    • Windows Phone 7.5
    • Windows Phone 7.1
    • Windows Phone 7
  • Windows Mobile
    • Windows Mobile 6.5
    • Windows Mobile 6.1
    • Windows Mobile 6.0
    • Windows Mobile 5.1
    • Windows Mobile 5.0
    • Windows Mobile 2003 Third Edition
    • Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition
    • Windows Mobile 2003
    • Pocket PC 2002
    • Pocket PC 2001
    • Pocket PC 2000

Embedded devices[edit]

  • Windows Embedded
    • Windows Embedded 9
    • Windows Embedded 8.11
    • Windows Embedded 8.1
    • Windows Embedded 8
    • Windows Embedded 7.1
    • Windows Embedded 7
    • Windows Embedded Automotive
    • Windows Embedded Industry
    • Windows Embedded 2009
    • Windows XP Embedded
    • Windows NT 4.0 Embedded – Abbreviated NTe, it is an edition of Windows NT 4.0 that was aimed at computer-powered major appliances, vending machines, ATMs and other devices that cannot be considered computers per se. It is the same system as the standard Windows NT 4.0, but it comes packaged in a database of components and dependencies, from which a developer can choose individual components to build customized setup CDs and hard disk boot images. Windows NT 4.0 Embedded includes Service Pack 5. Before 1998, it used to be called Windows NT 4.1.
  • Windows Embedded Compact
    • Windows Embedded Compact 2013
    • Windows Embedded Compact 7.1
    • Windows Embedded Compact 7
    • Windows Embedded CE 6.1 (2007)
    • Windows Embedded CE 6.0 (2006)
    • Windows CE 5.1 (2006), with a version for smartphones and PDAs sold as Windows Mobile 5.1
    • Windows CE 5.0 (2005), with a version for smartphones and PDAs sold as Windows Mobile 5.0
    • Windows CE 4.3 (2005), with a version for smartphones and PDAs sold as Windows Mobile 2003 TE
    • Windows CE 4.2 (2004), with a version for smartphones and PDAs sold as Windows Mobile 2003 SE
    • Windows CE 4.1 (2003), with a version for smartphones and PDAs sold as Windows Mobile 2003
    • Windows CE 4.0 (2002), with a version for smartphones and PDAs sold as Pocket PC 2002
    • Windows CE 3.1 (2001), with a version for smartphones and PDAs sold as Pocket PC 2001
    • Windows CE 3.0 (June 2000), with a version for smartphones and PDAs sold as Pocket PC 2000
    • Windows CE 2.13 (January 2000)
    • Windows CE 2.12 (August 1999)
    • Windows CE 2.11 (October 1998)
    • Windows CE 2.1 (July 1998)
    • Windows CE 2.0 (September 1997)
    • Windows CE 1.0 (November 1996)

Canceled versions[edit]

  • Microsoft Odyssey – a version intended to be an update to the Microsoft Windows NT 5.x codebase. The teams working on Neptune and Odyssey combined to work on Windows XP.
  • Windows Mobile 7 or Photon - originally a successor of Windows Mobile, it had been scrapped for Windows Phone 7 with Metro UI.
  • Microsoft Neptune (December 27, 1999) – the first planned version of Microsoft Windows NT to have a consumer edition variant, based on the Windows 2000 codebase. A version was sent out to testers but was never released.
  • Microsoft Triton (2001) – a planned successor to Microsoft Neptune.
  • Windows NT 4.1 (1997) – former name of Windows NT 4.0 Embedded.
  • Microsoft Cairo (February 29, 1996) – a "true object-oriented OS", planned after Windows NT 4.0.
  • Microsoft Midori (2003) – codename for a managed code operating system.
  • Windows 4.0 (1995) – former name of Windows 95.
  • Windows 4.1 (1996) – former name of Windows 96.
  • Windows 4.2 (1998) – former name of Windows 98.
  • Windows 4.9 (2000) – former name of Windows Me.
  • Windows 5 (1999) – former names of Windows 2000.
  • Windows 2000 Server (1999) - former name of Windows Server 2000.
  • Windows 2001 (2001), Windows 101 (2001), Windows 5.1 (2001), Windows NT XP (2001), and Windows NT 5.1 (2001) – former names of Windows XP.
  • Windows 6 (2006) – former name of Windows Vista.
  • Windows 8.2 (2014) – former name of Windows 9.
  • Windows 9.1 (2015) – former name of Windows 10.
  • Windows 10 20H1 (2020) – former name of Windows 2020.
  • Windows Server 20H1 (2020) and Windows 2020 Server (2020) – former names of Windows Server 2020.