A brief history of Microsoft on the web
Believe it or not, Microsoft's website looked like this back in 1993.
Incredible isn't it? Things have certainly changed since then. I can't believe that we actually thought that it looked good.
"In the beginning, www.microsoft.com was just one computer tucked under a table at the end of a long hallway. It was designed to test Microsoft's first 32-bit Windows implementation of TCP/IP, the software plumbing in Windows that enables Internet communications."
If you are interested in learning more about the history Microsoft's website, then have a look at this article explaining how microsoft.com evolved through time. A good read.