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Despite (or perhaps because of) being a simple operating system that almost everyone uses, the Microsoft Windows line is able to spawn dozens of Internet memes.

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  • The meme. [[labelnote:Explanation]]The explanation behind the meme, if necessary.[[/labelnote]] Explanation 
    • Further mutations and successor memes, if any.


  • No more disk space. Delete Windows? [Yes] [No]Explanation 
  • Advertisement:
  • It looks like you are editing a TV Tropes page. Would you like some help?Explanation 
  • Alt+F4Explanation 
    • Ctrl+Alt+Del Explanation 
  • Delete the system32 folder; it'll speed up your computer by a lot.Explanation 
  • Blue Screen of DeathExplanation 
    • That must be why we're not shipping Windows X yet. Explanation 
  • My roflcopter goes soi soi soi soi soi!Explanation 
  • Rainbow effectExplanation 
  • Advertisement:
  • Microsoft Research SongsmithExplanation 
  • NYC Explanation 
  • Where Do You Want to Go Today? Explanation 
  • Any keyExplanation 
  • Dear Aunt, let's set so double the killer delete select all Explanation 
  • Developers, developers, developers, developers.Explanation 
    • Steve Ballmer himself is generally a Fountain of Memes due to his usual temperament.
  • Bliss WallpaperExplanation 
  • Something happenedExplanation 
  • There's no 'End' buttonExplanation 
  • Title.wmaExplanation 
  • Music with Windows SoundsExplanation 
  • Microsoft recommends upgrading to Windows 10Explanation 
  • Comic Sans MSExplanation 
  • MS PaintExplanation 
  • TV Ding! will ruin your BONG!Explanation 
  • Windows Updates. The gift that keeps on giving. Explanation 
  • This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down.Explanation 
    • Trope.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.Explanation 
      • Don't Send Explanation 
    • Trope.exe has stopped workingExplanation 
    • (Not Responding)Explanation 
  • Sticky KeysExplanation 


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