Survey of Operating Systems / Edition 3

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Overview

This new series by PC guru Mike Meyers is designed to give students of varying experience a practical working knowledge of baseline IT skills and technologies. This four-color illustrated volume covers each of the major operating systems, including DOS, Windows 9x/2000/XP, Mac OS9/OSX, UNIX, Linux, and handheld systems.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073518176
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 4/1/2011
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 239,191
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles Holcombe has been an independent trainer and consultant for more than 25 years. He has developed and delivered many training courses in addition to authoring or coauthoring several books, including Survey of Operating Systems.

Jane Holcombe, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, MCT, MCSE, CNA, CompTIA CTT+, is a pioneer in the field of PC training. She co-founded a Minnesota training company and has trained technical support personnel nationally for more than 20 years. Jane is a past president of the Twin Cities PC User Group and the coauthor of Survey of Operating Systems and other books.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword from Mike Meyers
Introduction
Ch. 1 Introduction to Operating Systems 1
Ch. 2 DOS 39
Ch. 3 The Windows Desktop 87
Ch. 4 Windows NT 4.0 Workstation 125
Ch. 5 Windows 98 179
Ch. 6 Windows 2000 Professional 231
Ch. 7 Windows XP Professional 287
Ch. 8 Macintosh OS 9 and OS X 327
Ch. 9 Linux 369
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