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28 Images Of Computers You'll Only Recognize If You Grew Up In The '90s

Your entire life in the '90s and 2000s in 28 images.

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1. The first thing you saw when you turned on the computer was this green screen.

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2. You checked out your emails on the late Outlook Express.

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3. When you were bored, you played around in Paint.

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4. Or with WordArt when things got really desperate.

Great for making covers for school assignments.
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Great for making covers for school assignments.

5. Sometimes this guy would try to help out.

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Or one of these dudes:

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6. You must have played Windows games like Bow and Arrow.

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7. Solitaire.

Also known as "Patience."
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Also known as "Patience."

8. Minesweeper.

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9. And even 3D Pinball.

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10. If you went a long time without touching the computer, this screensaver would pop up.

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11. Or this one with the brick maze.

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12. This one with the castaway if you were really cool.

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13. If all you had was the 3D words, you were pretty basic.

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14. Back then, you had to click "Autorun.exe" to start some programs.

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15. Among them, games like Doom.

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16. And Age of Empires, of course.

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17. Oh! And who could forget SimCity.

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18. During that time, console emulators gained a lot of popularity.

Like this one for the Super Nintendo.
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Like this one for the Super Nintendo.

19. And there were a lot of ROM sites back them, even though they weren't technically legal.

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20. GetRight saved our lives, because it made it possible to continue downloading after the internet crashed.

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21. And WinZip was the most used program on your machine.

It's still waiting for your registration code to this very day.
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It's still waiting for your registration code to this very day.

22. If you wanted to listen to a song, you would open up CD Player.

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23. Or download some MP3s on Napster.

Again, not technically legal, but did that ever stop you?
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Again, not technically legal, but did that ever stop you?

24. Or Kazaa if you were truly l33t.

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25. Or maybe even Emule.

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26. You probably remember Geocities-izing webpages.

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27. Or maybe creating your own page using Angelfire.

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28. Oh, and floppy disks were still a thing.

How we miss disk unit "(A:)."
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How we miss disk unit "(A:)."

This post was translated from Portuguese.

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