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Windows OS

(Windows Operating System) A redundant term because Windows "is" an operating system. However, the term may be used to contrast the Windows desktop OS with the Windows Phone smartphone OS. See Windows and Windows Phone.
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Pocket PC is a downsized version of the Windows OS and carries some of its limitations.
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According to King, HP killed the initial version of the Slate because the Windows OS required too much power.