The Internet, of course, is aghast at the news of this piece of their childhood being killed off.
Good bye Microsoft Paint. May you be remembered for all of the times I thought I was cool back in middle school.- RetroGaming (@RetroLan) July 24, 2017
Microsoft Paint was first introduced in 1985 and has been part of every Microsoft update so far. Despite its limited functionality, it holds a certain amount of nostalgia with Windows users, as is evident from the reactions pouring in.