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. Easiest installer to use for first timers

1.1.2. Very nice taskbar overall

1.2. Cons:

1.2.1. Must have full system loaded in order to operate as a system

1.2.2. Upgrade from XP requires clean install

2. Mac OS X

2.1. Pros:

2.1.1. Has the fastest boot time

2.1.2. Universal menu bar is excellent

2.2. Cons:

2.2.1. You must set up partitions yourself in order to boot

2.2.2. Very easy to attack

3. Ubuntu 10.10

3.1. Pros:

3.1.1. Very simple install as long as you pay close attention

3.1.2. System does not need full installation in order to operate

3.2. Cons:

3.2.1. Initial installation of applications has some complications

3.2.2. Has some video problems

4. Google Chrome OS

4.1. Pros:

4.1.1. Open sourced system

4.1.2. Boot can be in 3 sec

4.2. Cons:

4.2.1. Not down-loadable, only ships from google

4.2.2. Very limited, best for Internet users mainly

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