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Survey of Operating Systems

Survey of Operating Systems
Author: Jane Holcombe - Charles Holcombe
ISBN 13: 9780073518176
ISBN 10: 73518174
Edition: 3rd ed.
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Publication Date: 2011-09-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: N/A

Essential IT Skills for On-the-Job Success

Mike Meyers, one of the premier computer and network skills trainers, has developed a learning system designed to explain key IT principles in an easy-to-understand way that will prepare you for an IT career. His proven ability to explain concepts in a clear, direct, even humorous way makes these books interesting, motivational, and fun.

Inside this book, you will learn to:

  • Identify key features common to all operating systems
  • Use Windows XP, 2000, NT, and 9x, DOS, Macintosh OS 9/OS X, and Linux
  • Install and upgrade software applications, printers, and other system components
  • Describe basic networking and network operating system concepts
  • Connect to a LAN and the Internet
  • Implement important security features
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot common operating system problems

Each chapter includes:

  • Learning Objectives
  • Four-Color Illustrations
  • Step-by-Step Tutorials
  • Try This! and Cross-Check Exercises
  • Inside Information Sidebars
  • Helpful Notes, Tips, and Warnings
  • Chapter Summaries and Key Term Lists
  • End-of-Chapter Quizzes and Lab Projects