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by Charles Holcombe,Jane Holcombe

Download Survey of Operating Systems eBook
ISBN:
0072225114
Author:
Charles Holcombe,Jane Holcombe
Category:
Operating Systems
Language:
English
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media; 1 edition (November 25, 2002)
Pages:
480 pages
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1229 kb
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4.3
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Charles Holcombe has been an independent trainer and consultant for more than 25 years

Charles Holcombe has been an independent trainer and consultant for more than 25 years. What can you expect, it's a textbook. Can be dry at times but I can tell they tried to make it fun. Lots of tutorials included in the book for hands on experience. Book was in good condition.

by Jane Holcombe (Author), Charles Holcombe (Author). ISBN-13: 978-0073518176.

Jane Holcombe, Charles Holcombe.

Charles Holcombe, Jane Holcombe.

Charles Holcombe has been an independent trainer and consultant for more than 25 years. Additional hands-on activities help students build a successful foundation for IT success.

Holcombe, Jane; Holcombe, Charles.

This new series by PC guru Mike Meyers is designed to give students of varying experience a practical working knowledge of baseline IT skills and technologies. This four-color illustrated volume covers each of the major operating systems, including DOS, Windows 9x/NT/2000/XP, Mac OS9/OSX, and UNIX/Linux. A chapter on networking and network operating systems is also included.
  • Gindian
Looking for the A+ certification? As you know this certification has 2 exams, I for hardware and 1 for the Operating systems. This book is a great prep tool for the OS section as it covers several key operating systems and few that aren't on the exam.
The book starts off with a hardware overview, which is very helpful in the understanding of software. Then you deal with the older operating systems like Windows 3.X and DOS, this is a nice foundation to learn the roots of the operating system.
Then comes NT, 2000, XP and there is even section for the MAC OS and Linux group. What I liked about this book was the exercises and labs; they would prove to very helpful in understanding certain concepts.
About the only thing missing is cds with evaluation copies of the operating system(s), in case you don't have access to them. Overall this book is a great compliment to the Mike Meyers All in One A+ Study Guide. As an Instructor, this book becomes a valuable add on to the curriculum.
  • Laitchai
This book is great for students who want to become IT professionals. It's more than just learning how to use client-side operating systems. In this book, you learn how to install, configure and troubleshoot, and includes coverage of networking. Read this and you're on your way to an A+ certfication not to mention a desktop support or help desk position. It's a beautifully designed book.