Operating System

Subject: Computer

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Overview

After completing this lesson, student must be able to:

  • Manage file, folder and create a new folder in my documents.
  • Describe about system tools.
  • Explain the types and function of OS.
  • Explain MS-DOS with its advantages and disadvantages.
  • Describe about Windows XP.

Notes

An Introduction to Operating System

An OS is a collection of system program that together controls the operations of computer system. Example:UNIX, MS-DOS, MS-Windows, Linux etc. This note contains brief description on the Operating System. Learn More

MS-DOS (Microsoft Disk Operating System)

The booting is a process of loading system files into working memory (RAM) to become ready to work. There are two types of booting: cold booting and warm booting. This note contains short description on booting , file directory and DOS commands. Learn More

Internal Commands

Internal command are built in the COMMAND.COM files. It can be executed from any DOS prompt because each of the internal commands are memory resident. Some of the examples of internal commands are: DIR, CLS, COPY etc. This note contains further description on internal commands used in DOS. Learn More

External Command

Commands that need external additional file with command.com are external commands. Example: XCOPY, CHKDSK, LABEL, TREE etc. This note contains brief description on external command used in DOS. Learn More

Windows XP

Like previous versions of windows, Windows XP uses a desktop for the standard interface. This note discusses outlook of the desktop screen of Windows XP. Learn More

File Management

Files are collections of information. Folder is the location name that stores so many files. This note contains information on how to manage our files using file management. Learn More

System Tools

Windows XP provides some basic tools to make the maintenance process. This note contains description on System Tools. Learn More

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