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Introduc)on:

Windows Opera)ng System


Muhammad Farhan Sjaugi
farhan@perdanauniversity.edu.my

What is Opera)ng System (OS)?

What is Opera)ng System (OS)?


Interface between
hardware and user.
Handle technical details
without user
interven)on.
A Collec)on of programs

Opera)ng system
Systems soHware
Kernel
U)li)es
Device drivers
Language translators

What is Opera)ng System (OS)? (cont.)


Responsible for the management and
coordina)on of ac)vi)es and the sharing of the
resources of a computer
Acts as a host for compu)ng applica)ons run on
the machine.
Determines which applica)ons should run in
what order and how much )me should be
allowed for each applica)on before giving
another applica)on a turn (in mul)tasking OS).

What is Opera)ng System (OS)? (cont.)


Handle the resource alloca)on and access
protec)on of the hardware.
Relieves the applica)on programmers from
having to manage these details.

Categories of OS
Embedded OS

Used in handheld computers, Stored within device in


Read-Only Memory (ROM)
Windows CE, Palm OS

Network OS

Controls and coordinates linked computers (Network)


Novell NetWare, Windows NT Server, UNIX

Stand-alone Desktop/ Personal Computer OS


Controls a single desktop or laptop computer
Client opera)ng system
MS-DOS, Windows 2000, XP, Mac OS X, Linux

MicrosoH Windows
Series of soHware opera)ng systems and graphical user
interfaces produced by MicrosoH
Most popular OS for
microcomputers
Designed for Intel processors
Ac)ve Desktop

Graphical user interface


(GUI) to OS

Windows XP, Windows 2003,


Vista, 7, 8, 8.1
Windows CE

Embedded Compact
for minimalis)c computers
and embedded systems
WinCE

Windows OS
Family Tree

Windows 9x
Windows 95
Windows 98
Windows Millennium Edition (ME)
Corporate Market
Windows NT (New technology)
Windows 2000
Windows 2003

Windows XP
Windows CE
Windows VISTA
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows 10?

Windows 7 Tour

Windows 7 Desktop
Operating system
Desktop
Icons
Taskbar
Window
Icon
Start bu_on
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Desktop

Taskbar

Adding Gadgets

Gadgets

Online gadgets
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The Taskbar
Word
Excel

Program icons
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Aero Peek

Preview

Program icon with three Word documents shown


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The Start Menu


System folders
Programs
Control Panel

Help and Support


All Programs
Search box
Start bu_on
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Shut down

The Toolbar

Right-click on taskbar
to see the toolbars

Address toolbar

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Pinning an Application

Jump List (iTunes)

Pinned programs

Currently open program (iTunes)

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The Notification Area

Pop-up window

Open Ac)on Center


link

Ac)on Center icon

No)ca)on area

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Customize the Desktop


Themes

Desktop Background

Window Color

Screen Saver

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Window Components
Title bar

Minimize window Maximize window Close window

Scroll bar

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Window Components (continued)

Aero Flip 3D

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Window Components (continued)


Cascade windows

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Showing the Desktop


Three documents (transparent) in Aero Peek

Show desktop
bu_on

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Dialog Boxes

Check box
Op)on bu_on
Spin arrow
Text box
List box
Command bu_on

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Windows Accessories

Notepad

WordPad
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Windows Accessories (continued)


Click here to
open a picture
Ribbon

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Windows Accessories (continued)


Scien)c view

Sta)s)cs view
Standard
view

Programmer
view

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Windows Accessories (continued)

S)cky notes

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Windows Accessories (continued)


Save Snip bu_on
Annota)on
tools

Screen clip

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Security Settings and Software


Windows Update
Action Center
Windows Firewall
Windows Defender
User Account Control Parental Controls

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Action Center

Bu_ons

Important alert

Suggested tasks

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Windows Defender

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User Account Control

Click and drag


this tab to adjust
UAC level

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Windows Update

Select level of update

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Windows Firewall
Click here to turn
rewall o or on

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Parental Controls

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Windows Search

Search box in
the window

Search bar on
Start menu

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Expand or Narrow a Search

Expand a search here

Narrow a search here

Search keyword

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Save a Search

Saved
search

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Help and Support


Help and Support home

Print

Browse help

Op)ons
Learn about other
support op)ons

Browse topics
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Remote Access
Windows Remote Assistance link

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Ques)ons?