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Test Bank for Survey of Operating Systems, 5e By Charles Holcombe

By: Jane Holcombe
ISBN-10: 1259618633
/ ISBN-13: 9781259618635

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Table of content:

Cover
Title
Copyright
Contents
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
ABOUT THIS BOOK
NEW TO SURVEY OF OPERATING SYSTEMS, FIFTH EDITION
INTRODUCTION
1 Introduction to Operating Systems
An Overview of Microcomputer Operating Systems
About Microcomputers
Functions of Microcomputer Operating Systems
Yesterday’s Operating Systems
UNIX—The Operating System for All Platforms
The Evolution of Desktop Operating Systems
Today’s Desktop Operating Systems
Today’s Windows for the Desktop
Apple OS X
Linux
Today’s Mobile Operating Systems
Mobile Devices
Connectivity
Mobile Operating System Features
CHAPTER 1 REVIEW
2 Computer Security Basics
Threats to Computers and Users
Malicious Tools and Methods
Accidents, Mistakes, and Disasters
Keeping Track of New Threats
The People Behind the Threats
Defense Against Threats
Education
Security Policies
Firewalls
Security Software
Authentication and Authorization
Passwords
Security Account Basics
Best Practices When Assigning Permissions
Best Practices with User Names and Passwords
Encryption
Data Wiping
Physical Security
Security for Mobile Computing
Troubleshooting Common Security Problems
Troubleshooting Log-On Problems
Using the Administrator Account in Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting a Suspected Malware Attack
CHAPTER 2 REVIEW
3 Desktop Virtualization
Virtualization Overview
Virtualization Is Everywhere
Your (Great?) Grandparent’s Virtual Machines
Today’s Virtual Desktops
Virtual Machines on Windows Desktops
Windows XP Mode and Windows Virtual PC on Windows 7
Client Hyper-V on Windows 8.x and Windows 10
Oracle VirtualBox
Virtual Machines on OS X
Apple Boot Camp—A Dual-Boot Option
Oracle VirtualBox
CHAPTER 3 REVIEW
4 Windows 7
Installing Windows 7
The Windows 7 Lifecycle
Recommended System Requirements
Windows 7 Editions
Upgrade Paths
Preparing to Install Windows 7
The Installation
PostInstallation Tasks
Windows 7 Features
The Windows 7 Desktop
File System Support
Security
Program Compatibility
Recovery Tools
Customizing and Managing Windows 7
Computer Management
Preparing the Desktop for Users
Installing and Removing Applications
Managing Windows Components
Simple File Management
Managing Local Security in Windows 7
Administering Local User Accounts
Local Security for Files and Folders
BitLocker Drive Encryption
Windows Defender
Microsoft Security Essentials
Windows Firewall
CHAPTER 4 REVIEW
5 Windows 8.1
Installing Windows 8.1
System Requirements
Windows 8 and 8.1 Editions
Upgrade Paths
Preparing to Install Windows 8.1
The Installation
Postinstallation Tasks
Installing Drivers
Installing Updates
Virtual Machine Guest Additions
Remove Unnecessary Software
Create a Backup Image
Turn on File History
Shutting Down Windows 8.1
Navigating and Configuring Windows 8.1
A GUI Optimized for Touch Devices
Keyboard Shortcuts
The Lock Screen
The Start Screen
The Desktop
Managing Apps
Securing Windows 8.1
Windows Defender
Administering Local User Accounts
Windows SmartScreen
A Windows 8.1 Computer in a Kiosk
CHAPTER 5 REVIEW
6 Windows 10
Installing Windows 10
Windows 10 Editions
System Requirements
Upgrading to Windows 10
Preparing to Install Windows 10
The Installation
Postinstallation Tasks
Get Acquainted with the New GUI
Install and Troubleshoot Drivers
Personalize Windows 10
Configure Windows Update
Make Windows 10 Run Better in a Virtual Machine
Remove Unwanted Software
Migrate or Restore Data
Back Up Data and the System
Working with Windows 10 Features
Using the Start Menu
Getting Started with Cortana
Using Apps in Windows 10
Securing Windows 10
Privacy Settings
Windows Hello
Microsoft Passport
Windows Defender
Windows Firewall
CHAPTER 6 REVIEW
7 Supporting and Troubleshooting Windows
Understanding the Registry
The Registry Defined
Automatic Registry Changes
Registry Files
The Temporary Portion of the Registry
Viewing and Editing the Registry
Backing Up the Registry
Windows User and Power Options
User Options
Power Options
Windows 7 Startup Phases
Windows Secure Boot and Fast Boot
Modifying System Startup
Installing and Managing Device Drivers
Installing Device Drivers
Managing Installed Devices
Using Windows Troubleshooting and Recovery Tools
For Startup Failures: The Windows Recovery Environment
Troubleshooting with Modified Startups
Troubleshooting Device Problems
CHAPTER 7 REVIEW
8 Apple OS X on the Desktop
OS X History and Versions
A Brief History of the Apple Operating Systems
OS X Versions
Installing and Upgrading OS X
Setting Up a New Mac
Preparing to Install OS X
The Installation
Postinstallation Tasks
Navigating and Managing the OS X Desktop
The Desktop Menu Bar
File Management in Finder
Changing Settings in OS X
Launching and Switching between Apps with the Dock
Using the Heads-Up Program Switcher
View and Manage All Programs in Launchpad
Declutter the Desktop with Mission Control
Notification Center
Menu Extras
Printing in OS X
AirPlay
Managing Local Security in OS X
Check Out the OS X Firewall
Gatekeeper
Kernel ASLR
Digitally Signed and Sandboxed Apps
FileVault
Secure Virtual Memory
Keychain
Managing Local User Accounts
Troubleshooting Common Mac OS Problems
Where to Find Help
When to Quit
OS X Failure to Quit
Forgotten Password
Disappearing Sidebar Items
Useful System Utilities
Using Terminal in OS X
CHAPTER 8 REVIEW
9 Linux on the Desktop
Linux Overview
Why Learn Linux?
The Evolution of Linux
Linux Distributions
Benefits of Linux
Drawbacks of Linux
Linux on Your Desktop
Acquiring Linux for the Desktop
Installing Linux or Using a Live Image
Exploring a Linux GUI
Logging In to Ubuntu Linux
The Ubuntu Unity Desktop
System Settings
Modify the Desktop
Ending a Linux Session from the GUI
Linux Command-Line Interface
The Terminal Window in Linux
Using Linux Shell Commands
Securing a Linux Desktop
Managing Users
File and Folder Permissions
CHAPTER 9 REVIEW
10 Connecting Desktops and Laptops to Networks
Configuring a Network Connection
Understanding the TCP/IP Protocol Suite
Transmission Control Protocol
Internet Protocol
Connecting to the Internet
Internet Service Providers
Computer-to-Internet versus LAN-to-Internet
Wired Connectivity Technologies
Wireless Connectivity Technologies
Using a Virtual Private Network
Using Internet Clients
Web Browsers
Email Clients
FTP Clients
Sharing Files and Printers
The Server Side of File and Printer Sharing
The Client Side of File and Printer Sharing
Sharing Files and Printers with Windows HomeGroups
Troubleshooting Common Network Client Problems
Built-In Network Diagnostics
Testing IP Configurations and Connectivity
Troubleshooting Connection Problems with tracert
Troubleshooting DNS Errors Using ping, netstat, and nslookup
CHAPTER 10 REVIEW
11 Mobile Operating Systems
From Luggable to BYOD
Mobile Computing Then and Now
Mobile Devices and BYOD
Configuring Accounts and Wireless Connections on Mobile Devices
Your Mobile Device Account
Connecting to Cellular Networks
Connecting to Wi-Fi Networks
Mobile Hotspots
Tethering
Connecting to Bluetooth Devices
Connecting with Near Field Communications
Airplane Mode
Email, Apps, and Synchronization
Configuring Email
Mobile Apps
Synchronization
Securing Mobile Devices
Security Software for Mobile Devices
Patching and OS Updates
Securing Lock Screens on Mobile Devices
Location Settings
Lost or Stolen Devices
CHAPTER 11 REVIEW
APPENDIX WINDOWS MOUSE AND KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS
GLOSSARY
PHOTO CREDITS
INDEX

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