Its good at starting up, and shutting the system, and it is faster than some other operating system like windows xp, and windows vista. Windows 7 is not complex and confusing like windows 8 because it's easy to use. Disadvantages of ... ... middle of paper ... ...difficulties in using windows 8 because of touch screen. So finally people like to use windows 7 more than windows 8 because of its features. Conclusion To sum up, we found that windows 7 is more famous than windows 8.
As you can see Windows 8 is definitely more user friendly than UNIX and has more built in support and security. UNIX is much more customizable and has more applications written for it but depending on which shell you are using you must know your way around line code. For most people that can be a challenge including for me. Compared to Microsoft few people use UNIX which means that you will have to convert your files in order to share them with others who are using Windows. Windows 8 is way younger than UNIX but that does not mean it is worse in any way.
Microsoft had three goals to complete: the company had to get people to switch to Windows 7, compete with Apple’s Mac OSX operating system, and to refresh the Windows brand. The “I’m a PC” advertisement (Fig 1.) demonstrates Microsoft’s mission to make Windows 7 the most user-friendly operating system in the world. Microsoft’s main competition in the computer industry is Apple. Mac OS X is Apple’s operating system that was leading the way to casual computing.
Microsoft introduced an operating environment named windows as a graphical operating system shell for MS-DOS in response to the growing interest in graphical user interfaces (GUI). Microsoft now controls the world’s personal computer market with over 90% of market share, over taking Mac OS. (From windows.microsoft.com, 2013) 1.2 Unix Introduction Unix is a multi-user multitasking operating system. Unix is an operating system which was developed in the 1960s, and since then it has been under constant development. It is a stable multi-user, multi-tasking system for servers, desktops and laptops.Unix systems also have a graphical user interface (GUI) similar to Micro... ... middle of paper ... .... 2013.
Microsoft Windows is a graphical operating system that was developed by Microsoft. Microsoft has designed and developed a series of these operating systems since they opened shop. Since Microsoft began developing operating systems they have grown remarkably in terms of usability, graphical interface, speed, and most importantly security. In this paper we are going to take a closer look at the security features that are built in the latest windows operating system which is the Windows 8 operating system. We will also discuss the security services that are provided by the Information Security discipline.
The vast improvements in the UAC (User account control) that was introduced in Windows Vista have been widely accepted and praised. While there was only the option to turn the UAC on or off in the new operating system you have much more control. There are multiple levels of control and you can even create your own profiles. “In Windows 7, Microsoft exposes multiple levels of UAC notification control, and has greatly toned down the number of notifications you’ll typically see. Whether you want granular control over the actions of each and every application you install, or simply opt not be bothered, you can choose the setting that’s right for you.” Bit Locker is also on the list of security of revisions made in Windows 7.
Brief History of Microsoft Windows On November 10, 1983 Microsoft Windows, an extension of MS DOS was born and sold for $100.00. It is a graphical operating environment for PC users. The GUI era at Microsoft begins. The first widely popular version of Windows released in 1990 was 3.0 and also the first version that many home PC users have ever tried. Just like Macintosh over the years they upgraded and graduated until closer to current day October 25, 2001.
Linux-based operating system has hundred bespoke known as 'distros'. This will cause the user difficult to choose among them, in contrast, the versions of Window are easier to choose like just Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10. Windows has a big advantage over Linux that is the software stakes, install Windows is also much simpler. When users purchase the Microsoft Windows or the MAC computers, the operating system are already installed on their new computers. Microsoft Window’s simple, familiar, and guaranteed to be compatible with virtually all software; for busy companies, that could well be more valuable in the long run.
In 1975, UNIX V6 was developed and was the first version that used broadly in industry and academia. The seventh version of UNIX written in C, UUCP and t... ... middle of paper ... ...was developed for the wireless world. Windows 7 was built to concentrate on the stability and response deficiencies of Windows Vista. Windows 7 with an improved functionality allows touchscreen. In 2012, Windows 8 was released and it operates efficiently for both touch and mouse and keyboard.
In 2008, Microsoft released hyper-v, its first bare-metal hypervisor-based technology, built intowindows server 2008. Hyper-v helped Organization to efficiently utilize their hardware resources, reducing infrastructure total cost of ownership. Hyper-v can run can run independent virtual environments, with different operating systems and resource requirements, within the same physical server. 1.1 Background:- Microsoft hyper-v, codenamed viridian and formerly known as windows server virtualization, is a hypervisor-based virtualization system for x86-64 systems. Beginning with windows server 2008, a beta version of hyper-v was shipped with certain x86-64 editions of windows server 2008; server virtualization via hyper-v technology has been an integral part of the operating system.