Bored by Windows 7? Confused by Windows 10? Then take a trip into computing history by running Windows 3.1 in your browser. Jonathan Parkyn shows you how
Boot up your current computer and you’ll be greeted by flashy graphics, smooth fonts and gigabytes of powerful, easy-to-use programs. But it wasn’t always like that. For a reminder of what computing was like 24 years ago, you should head online to the Internet Archive (http://archive.org), where you’ll find a fully working version of Windows 3.1 that runs within your web browser, as well as more than 1,300 free games and programs built for it. We’ll explain what’s inside this fascinating time capsule.