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Windows NT in the 1990s client details

Windows NT Server uses a graphical user interface to allow administrators to control the server environment. The graphical user interface is almost the same as the Windows 95 or Windows 98 interface and are exactly the same as Windows NT Workstation.

Clients

The clients supported by Windows NT Server include:

  • DOS: MSDOS and PCDOS clients are supported versions 5.0 and above.
  • Windows 3.x: The 16 bit graphical user interface operating system from Microsoft.
  • Windows for Workgroups 3.11: The 16 bit graphical user interface operating system from Microsoft that includes built in networking.
  • Windows 95 and Windows 98: The current versions of the graphical user interface operating system from Microsoft.
  • Windows NT Workstation: Microsoft’s 32 bit graphical user interface that is identical to Windows NT Server except it is for end users.
  • Apple Macintosh: The Macintosh computer from Apple is supported using AppleTalk.
  • OS/2: IBM’s 32-bit graphical user interface operating system is supported.
  • UNIX Workstations: Unix is similar to Windows NT as it can be used as a server or workstation.

Each of these clients can access file and print services offered by Windows NT Server as long as they are using network client software. The network client software allows a client to communicate with a server to access the services available.Windows NT in the 1990s client details photo