Survey of Operating Systems 7 9781264136810 McGraw-Hill Education is proud to introduce the seventh edition of Jane and Charles Holcombe's Survey of Operating Systems. This title provides an introduction to the most widely used desktop operating systems (including Windows, Apple OS X, and Linux) using numerous illustrations and hands-on activities to build a foundation for success in the IT field, empowering students to adapt to different job situations and troubleshoot problems. The new edition features updated information on mobile operating systems, as well as chapters on subjects peripheral to operating systems, such as File Management in the Cloud - previously only offered as online content.
Survey of Operating Systems

Survey of Operating Systems

7th Edition
By Jane Holcombe and Charles Holcombe
ISBN10: 1264136811
ISBN13: 9781264136810
Copyright: 2023
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Chapter 1: Introduction to Operating Systems 
Chapter 2: Computer and User Security Basics 
Chapter 3: Desktop Virtualization 
Chapter 4: Windows 
Chapter 5: Supporting and Troubleshooting Windows 
Chapter 6: Apple macOS on the Desktop 
Chapter 7: Linux on the Desktop 
Chapter 8: Chromebooks and Chrome OS 
Chapter 9: Connecting Desktops and Laptops to Networks 
Chapter 10: Mobile Operating Systems: iOS and Android 
Chapter 11: File Management in the Cloud

About the Author

Jane Holcombe

Jane Holcombe, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, MCT, MCSE, CNA, CompTIA CTT+, is a pioneer in the field of PC training. She co-founded a Minnesota training company and has trained technical support personnel nationally for more than 20 years. Jane is a past president of the Twin Cities PC User Group and the coauthor of Survey of Operating Systems and other books.

Charles Holcombe

Charles Holcombe has been an independent trainer and consultant for more than 25 years. He has developed and delivered many training courses in addition to authoring or coauthoring several books, including Survey of Operating Systems.