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. 1

1.1.1.1. Has a better installation experience with its ranking of 16/20 which beats Ubuntu&,Mac OSX

1.1.2. 2

1.1.2.1. The new taskbar in Windows 7 is one of the favorite additions. Score: 15/20

1.2. Cons:

1.2.1. 1

1.2.1.1. Leaves your mouse dragging from the bottom left, to the top right far too often;here isn’t much streamlining involved in application use; Score: 15/20

1.2.2. 2

1.2.2.1. Less that Windows isn’t secure, and more that there is so many Windows Users out there, the bad guys target those systems.score14/20

2. Mac OS X

2.1. Pros:

2.1.1. 1

2.1.1.1. Its Boot Time is better in speed with the ranking of 17/20 beating Windows& Ubuntu 10.10

2.1.2. Probably the best looking default desktop of the bunch, Apple’s offering leaves much to be desired in starting applications. Score: 17/20

2.2. Cons:

2.2.1. 1

2.2.1.1. With no real installation for most applications. Score: 14/20

2.2.2. 2

2.2.2.1. Apple does an OK job of releasing security updates, but they are usually released in large patches instead of as they become available;Score: 13/20

3. Ubuntu 10.10

3.1. Pros:

3.1.1. 1

3.1.1.1. Application Installation-Ubuntu’s strong point. Almost all the software you’ll ever need is accessible from Ubuntu’s included Software Center.Score: 17/20

3.1.2. 2

3.1.2.1. Cleanest, easiest update system around, hands down.Score: 18/20

3.2. Cons:

3.2.1. 1

3.2.1.1. A Downfall of the Ubuntu Installer is that it presents options for adding the Adobe Flash player and MP3 music playback as installable options, instead of defaulted options. Score: 14/20

3.2.2. 2

3.2.2.1. Its many bugs and poor performance are just not acceptable or at all realistic for the average end-user.

4. Google Chrome OS

4.1. Pros:

4.1.1. 1

4.1.1.1. Split screens are also under consideration for viewing two pieces of content side-by-side.

4.1.2. 2

4.1.2.1. Google plans to create a service called Google Cloud Print, which will help any application on any device to print on any printer.

4.2. Cons:

4.2.1. 1

4.2.1.1. Google Chrome OS is initially intended for secondary devices like netbooks, not as a user's primary PC

4.2.2. User interface include using minimal screen space by combining applications and standard Web pages into a single tab strip, rather than separating the two.

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