Anyone who’s old enough to have owned computer in 1995 will fondly remember the revolutionary design of Windows 95, which celebrates its 15th birthday today. Of course, the fact that its colour scheme looks like a thunderingly dull matte explosion at B&Q only means that our eyes have become more discerning over the years.

I remember when my secondary school finally upgraded to Windows 95, which included this new-fangled thing known as The Internet. It was rubbish. You’d walk in there, list of ‘Web Sites’ on a post-it note, type one in and sit there for the whole lunch hour while the BBC front page loaded up. Still, it’s nice to reminisce, so why not have a look/listen to all the start-up sounds from Windows operating systems over the years:

Amazing! Via Techradar.

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