Massive hype as Microsoft launches Windows 95

The internet has survived for 20 years without anyone in control, but it's now at a crossroads and may never be the same again.

Microsoft released its new Windows 95 operating system amid great fanfare, with midnight queues at computer shops.

It was reported that the launch campaign cost $200m, with $8m going to the Rolling Stones for its song Start Me Up.

However, not everyone was buying the multi-million dollar hype.

This Breakfast Time report was first broadcast on 24 August 1995.

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