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Microsoft Works

Description

Microsoft Works was an intuitive and cheap alternative to Office. It included a word processor, a spreadsheet and a database management system. Later versions had a calendar application and a dictionary.

Information

Developer
microsoft
Released
1 January, 1988
Discontinued
1 October, 2009
Lifespan
22 years
Type
app

Office Assistant

Office Assistant was an intelligent user interface for Microsoft Office that assisted users by way of an interactive animated character which interfaced with the Office help content. The most famous avatar was Clippit (a.k.a. Clippy), an humanized paperclip.

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DriveSpace

DriveSpace (initially known as DoubleSpace) was an OS service to increase the amount of data the user could store on disks by transparently compressing and decompressing data on-the-fly.

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