Operating System Basics
- Understand the types of operating systems available
- Differentiate among the major desktop operating systems
- Explain how device drivers work
- Explain computer file storage concepts
Understanding System Software
Comparing the Major Operating Systems
Understanding Device Drivers
Understanding Digital Storage
When you think about using a computer, you probably think about performing some useful task with it, or playing a game. Behind the scenes, though, is the soft ware that keeps the computer running and responding to commands: the operating system (OS).
The operating system you use can make a big difference in how the computer behaves, how it respond to commands, what applications it can ...