PC Operating Systems

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PC Operating Systems by Mind Map: PC Operating Systems

1. Windows 7

1.1. Pros:

1.1.1. Windows 7 Home Premium Boot Time to usable desktop: 34.7 seconds. Windows 7 is still taking a long time to load

1.1.2. 2

1.1.2.1. Windows 7 Home Premium: Booting from the installation disc works exactly like expected, and loads the Windows 7 installe

1.2. Cons:

1.2.1. 1

1.2.1.1. Windows 7 Home Premium Boot Time to usable desktop: 34.7 seconds. Windows 7 is still taking a long time to load

1.2.2. 2

1.2.2.1. leaves your mouse dragging from the bottom left, to the top right far to often. There isn’t much streamlining involved in application use.

2. Mac OS X

2.1. Pros:

2.1.1. 1

2.1.1.1. Mac OSX Snow Leopard Boot Time to usable desktop: 16.3 seconds. Mac OSX Snow Leopard make great use of disk cache, and speeds up

2.1.2. 2

2.1.2.1. ac OSX Snow Leopard: Apple provides a website, like Microsoft, that helps you find lot’s of software to experiment with

2.2. Cons:

2.2.1. 1

2.2.1.1. Mac OSX installer fails, isn't partitioning. If the hard drive is blank, it will not initialize the drive itself.

2.2.2. 2

2.2.2.1. Mac OSX was not as good on a User Experience Comparison with Ubuntu.

3. Ubuntu 10.10

3.1. Pros:

3.1.1. 1

3.1.1.1. Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop Edition: Booting from the CD/DVD drive works like a charm and presents and attractive selection to either try Ubuntu, or simply Install Ubuntu.

3.1.2. 2

3.1.2.1. Windows 7 Home Premium Boot Time to usable desktop: 34.7 seconds. Windows 7 is still taking a long time to load

3.2. Cons:

3.2.1. 1

3.2.1.1. Presents options for adding the Adobe Flash player and MP3 music playback as installable options, instead of defaulted options.

3.2.2. 2

3.2.2.1. Adding additional partitions can limit how much space is used for Music, Videos, or by Users home directories.

4. Chromium OS

4.1. Pros:

4.1.1. 1

4.1.1.1. Chrome OS will support hard disk drives,

4.1.2. 2

4.1.2.1. Google Chrome OS is a forthcoming Linux-based, open source[3] operating system designed by Google to work exclusively with web applications

4.2. Cons:

4.2.1. Chrome OS will not be available as a download to run and install. Instead, the operating system will only ship on specific hardware from Google's manufacturing partners.

4.2.2. 2

4.2.2.1. operating system will only ship on specific hardware from Google's manufacturing partners.[

5. Operating System Definition

5.1. An operating system (OS) is software, consisting of programs and data, that runs on computers and manages the computer hardware and provides common services

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