Microsoft Windows : Whether you’re a Mac OS or Windows user (c’mon, nobody is actually running Linux), you’ve probably heard at least one Windows joke. Since its initial release 32 years ago, Windows has had quite a few bugs and updates, all of which caught the users at the worst possible time. Completing a homework assignment that’s due in an hour? Displaying an ad on a screen on the street? Too bad, the operating system will restart. Now. And the announcements it makes usually don’t help, either.