Category Archives: Operating System

Finding Printer Drivers For Outdated Operating Systems

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Gadget geeks, especially those who love to get their hands on the latest hardware and software out there as soon as they can, would have raced to get Windows Vista installed on their computers. If they are Mac users, they would have gotten the Mac OS X Leopard as soon as it got out. This […]

Can You Get an Operating System on a USB Flash Drive?

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Most of us may not be aware of the fact that you can get an operating system on your USB flash drive. It might surprise many. But, that’s the truth. Firmwares available in our PCs allow booting to take place from these drives. In these circumstances, you can easily launch operating systems from a bootable […]

New Operating Systems Will Aim For Efficiency

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It is easy for a generation of computer users to look back fondly on the heyday of MS-DOS. In days of old, a simple series of characters was all you needed to launch any computer program. This command dealt with all of the related dependencies that allowed the code to function. Basically, you just had […]

Operating Systems – A Basic Introduction

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When you connect to the Internet or perform computer tasks, many elements of hardware and software are necessary to make all this possible. Each program you run on your computer to complete tasks is considered application software. Software is necessary for hardware to perform the tasks you ask it to do, like print a paper […]

The Pros And Cons Of Current Computer Operating Systems

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An operating system (OS for brevity) is responsible for the coordination, management of activities, and resource sharing in a computer. Without the OS, it is impossible to operate these devices. The three most dominant computer operating systems found in the market today are Windows (manufactured by Microsoft), MAC (by Macintosh/Apple Computers), and Linux (by Linus […]

The History of the Operating System

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Nothing can happen on a computer without an operating system. As the interface that lets the user communicate with the machine and manage all the functions and resources of the computer, nothing could be more important than. Older mainframe computers often used systems that were developed from IBM’s System/360. The OS/360 pioneered a number of […]

Certified Ways to Speed Up Windows 7 Operating System

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Looking for ways to speed up windows 7 operating system is now many users’ desire. Windows 7 is actually one of the best or most advanced operating system in the market at the moment but the issue of having slow computers hasn’t been completely eliminated. It is no longer news that windows computers runs relatively […]

Your Internet Security – Is it Defined by the Operating System That You Use?

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The one thing that has always been raging in the world of computers is the battle over the operating system that you use. In times long ago the OS battles used to be more split up since there were many more different operating systems out there that people could use. Now there is the big […]

Before You Install an Operating System on Your PC

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You are the proud owner of a personal computer and the last thing you have to do before you enjoy all the benefits this machine will have to offer you, you must first install an operating system on your PC. What you should know is that before you install an operating system on your personal […]

Linux, The Free Operating System for Your Computer

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If you have taken the time to read my bio you will notice that I’m biased towards the belief that computer operating systems should be inexpensive or even better, free. Several years ago I stumbled upon Unix while working out in the field as a computer support specialist. I became fascinated by this different type […]