If you look at the logo, it is evident that not many changes had been made to the previous logo. In fact, the Windows 98 logo looks like a modified version of its predecessor.
The basic element remained the same, but evidently, the logo got a significant makeover.
The previous version of the logo was largely unchanged for Windows 7.
It is believed that few remember the original Windows logo. The company found it both refreshing and inspiring in relation to the work they have been doing on the Metro style design visuals. The logo was simply created using simple lines and clear straight forward concept.