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Win

(1) A short name for Windows versions; for example, Win7, Win8 and Win10. In the 1990s, the executable program name for Windows 3.0 and 3.1 was WIN.EXE, which was typed in after DOS booted. Microsoft surely must have enjoyed having millions of people type "win" every time they launched Windows. See Windows 3.0.

(2) All the Windows "how to's" in this encyclopedia contain a "Win" prefix.

(3) (WIN) (Wireless Intelligent Network) A control system for cellular phone networks. Also known as IS-41 and ANSI-41, WIN and EDGE were key elements in the UWC-136 initiative. See UWC Consortium.



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Williams tubeWin 16 application
WilTelWin 3.1
WiMAXWin 3.1/9x differences
WiMAX 2Win 32
WiMAX ForumWin 32 application
WiMediaWin 7
WiMedia AllianceWin 95
WiMoWin 95/98
WIMPWin 95 B
WIMP interfaceWin 95 C

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