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    #1

    On Windows or In Windows

    I'm writing Tech articles.
    I have a simple question.
    Which one is correct in Windows or on Windows?

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    #2

    Re: On Windows or In Windows

    Please give us a complete sentence to consider so we can give you a good answer.

    Ask Which one is correct, "in Windows" or "on Windows"?
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    Re: On Windows or In Windows

    I think it depends on the context. Both could be correct. Could you give us some examples?

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    Re: On Windows or In Windows

    In Windows OS, you can install programs
    I've installed it on Windows.

    Are these sentences correct?

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    #5

    Re: On Windows or In Windows

    I'd write:

    You can install programs on computers running the Windows operating system.
    I've installed this program on a Windows PC
    or ​I've installed it under Windows.
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    #6

    Re: On Windows or In Windows

    Quote Originally Posted by RobertJ View Post
    I suggest you use 'on' in both places.
    In most cases I would use on, but I think in is fine in the first with that word order.

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