An operating system is an essential component of a computer system. The primary objective of an operating system is to make the computer system convenient of use and to utilize computer hardware inefficiently manner. An operating system is system software that may be viewed as an organized collection of software consisting of procedures to operate a computer and to provide an environment for the execution of programs. Moreover, it acts as an interface between computers, users, and the resources of the computer system. The resource may be hardware, software, files, or folders stored in the computer system.

The operating system is a large collection of software, which manages the resources of the computer system such as memory, processor, file system, and input/output devices. It keeps track of the status of all resources and decides which process will have control over computer resources for how long and when.

Mastering DOS and Windows – Computer Fundamentals and Application

In this “Mastering DOS and Windows – Computer Fundamentals and Application” you will learn about the following topics:

  1. Introduction of Operating System
  2. Significance/Importance of an Operating System
  3. Functions of Operating System
  4. Process Management, Memory Management, Storage Management, Input/output Management, Files and Folders Management, Protection and Security Management, Networking Management, Command Interpretation, Virtual Memory Management, Backup, and Recovery
  5. Types of Operating Systems
  6. Batch Processing Operating System, Multitasking/multiprogramming Operating System, Time Sharing Operating System, Real-Time Operating System, Multiprocessing Operating System, Single Processing Operating System, Distributed Operating System, Single user Operating System, Multiuser Operating System, Embedded Operating System
  7. Operating System On The Basis Of User Interface
  8. Character User Interface/ Textual User Interface, Graphical User Interface
  9. Differentiate between GUI "Graphical User Interface" and CUI/TUI "Character User Interface/Textual User Interface
  10. Booting System and It Types
  11. Warm Booting, Cold Booting
  12. MS-DOS "Microsoft-Disk Operating System"
  13. Internal and External DOS Commands
  14. Windows Operating System
  15. Main Features of Microsoft Windows
  16. How to Install Windows 10 Using Bootable USB?
  17. Software Tools and Application
  18. Disk Defragmentation, ScanDisk, System Restore, Disk Partition



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