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Stefan Mileschin 11th February 2013 07:36

Windows 3.0 contained three kernels
 
"The 16-bit Windows kernel was actually three kernels. One if you were using an 8086 processor, another if you were using an 80286 processor, and a third if you were using an 80386 processor. The 8086 kernel was a completely separate beast, but the 80286 and 80386 kernels shared a lot of code in common." As always, Raymond Chen delivers. If you don't yet follow his blog, you should.

http://osnews.com/story/26774/Window..._three_kernels


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