Survey of Operating Systems / Edition 2

Survey of Operating Systems / Edition 2

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McGraw-Hill Higher Education

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Survey of Operating Systems / Edition 2

This textbook offers a survey of all the major microcomputer operating systems through real-world case studies, annotated illustrations, and step-by-step tutorials and projects.

It is designed for IT students who want to learn how to install, configure, and troubleshoot operating systems. This book will teach the basic functions of an operating system, such as the graphical user interface, memory management, device management, and file management. It also explains how to install, configure, and troubleshoot each of the major microcomputer operating systems, including DOS, Windows, Macintosh, UNIX, and, Linux, as well as explain the purpose of operating systems in different hardware environments, such as microcomputers and networks.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072257731
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 03/21/2005
Series: Mike Meyers' Computer Skills Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 704
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Operating Systems2 Disk Operating system (DOS) 3 Windows NT 4.0 Workstation4 Windows 2000 Professional 5 Windows XP Professional 6 Making the Windows GUI Work for you 7 Managing Local Security in Windows 8 A Look under the Hood 9 Introduction to Network Server Operating Systems10 The Client Side of Networking 11 Linux on the Desktop12 Macintosh OS XAppendix Glossary

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