Opersting Systems and Utility Programs

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Opersting Systems and Utility Programs by Mind Map: Opersting Systems and Utility Programs

1. Summary

1.1. Definition of an operating system

1.2. Functions common to most operating systems

1.3. systemsVariety of stand‐alone operating systems, server operating systems, and embedded operating systems

2. Embedded Operating Systems

2.1. Windows Embedded CE

2.2. Windows Mobile

2.3. Palm OS

2.4. iPhone OS

2.5. Blackberry

2.6. Embedded Linux

2.7. SymbianOS

3. Server Operating Systems

3.1. Windows Server 2008Solaris

3.2. UNIX

3.3. Linux

3.4. Solaris

4. Types of Operating Systems

5. Stand‐Alone Operating Systems

6. Operating System Functions

6.1. Single user and multiuser

6.2. Single tasking and multitasking

6.3. Foreground and background

6.4. Preemptive multitasking

6.5. Multiprocessing

7. System Software

7.1. Operating systems

7.1.1. Start and shut down a computer

7.1.2. Provide a user interface

7.1.3. Manage programs

7.1.4. Manage memory

7.1.5. Coordinate tasks

7.1.6. Configure devices

7.1.7. Establish an Internet connection

7.1.8. Monitor performance

7.1.9. Provide utilities

7.1.10. Automatically update

7.1.11. Control a network

7.1.12. Administer security

7.2. Utility Programs

7.2.1. file manager

7.2.2. search utility

7.2.3. image viewer

7.2.4. uninstaller

7.2.5. disk defragmenter

7.2.6. backup utility

7.2.7. restore utility

7.2.8. screen saver

7.2.9. personal firewall

8. Objectives Overview

8.1. Define system software and identify the two types of system software

8.2. Describe the functions of an operating system

8.3. Summarize the startup process on a personal computer

8.4. Summarize the features of several stand‐alone operating systems

8.5. Briefly describe various server operating systems

8.6. Summarize the features of several embedded operating systems

8.7. Explain the purpose of several utility programs