Liwal Asiasoft Pashto, Farsi & Urdu support for Windows 95, was released on Mary 25, 1998. Liwal add-on supported the DOS-based version Windows 95 and Windows-1256 code page with several specialized Liwal Asiattype(TM) true type fonts and underlying input method. Support required the Arabic enabled version.
Windows 95 was a major commercial success for Microsoft as well as for Liwal, Windows 95 become a fixture on computer desktops around the world. Windows 95 was followed up with the release of Windows 98 and Windows Me and Liwal support was released accordingly. Support for this Liwal add-on ended in December 2006.
For conversion of Pashto and Urdu characters typed by Liwal add-on support for Windows 95, a specialized converter is included in Liwal Asiasoft™ Pashto, Dari, Farsi and Urdu Support For Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, 7, 8,10.
This was the bi-gist achievement and pride for the Afghanistan computing market and beyond, enabling computer operating system to fully overcome the Afghanistan needs on any level. Worldwide, many nations struggle through their governments, research and educational institutions to have a localized or enabled version of operating system, Mr. Noor Rahman Liwal as refugee in Pashtunkhwa, not having legal right to business nor support from any institution, enabled the Windows 95 operating system to support Pashto, Farsi and Urdu for the first time and before many countries including Iran, Pakistan and other neighboring Stan countries.
Enabling the Windows operating system made it possible for database, spreadsheet, word-processing, presentation, publishing, emailing, Internet, software development and many other applications to process Pashto, Farsi and Urdu.