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

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  • ISBN-10:  1259618633 / ISBN-13:  9781259618635
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    • Edition: 5th edition
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    • Resource Type : Testbank
    • Publication: 2016
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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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