Microsoft Windows 3.1 and Windows 95 Easter Eggs

Windows 3.1 Seven

If you click OK and then repeat the same set of steps, you’ll see a caricature of the Microsoft Bear standing in the window while the names of the developers will scroll by in the background.

The Microsoft Bear was the Windows 3.1 mascot. According to the legend, this mascot had its origins in an old stuffed teddy bear that a senior programmer on the Windows 3.1 team used to carry around as a prank.


Greg Shultz is a freelance Technical Writer. Previously, he has worked as Documentation Specialist in the software industry, a Technical Support Specialist in educational industry, and a Technical Journalist in the computer publishing industry.