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Module 1: Computer Basics

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Computer Operating Systems
* Lesson 4 - COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEMS LESSON INTRODUCTION
AND OBJECTIVES [1] Computer Operating Systems

[Computer Operating Systems]

Lesson Introduction
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An operating system performs four primary functions. It manages and
controls the hardware connected to a computer. It helps other programs
running on a computer to use the hardware. It helps you organize and manage
files and folders on the computer. It provides a user interface that allows
you to interact with the hardware, the operating system itself, and other
programs. Lesson Objectives
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After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

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Explain the common functions of an operating system.
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Identify the components of the Windows Vista GUI.
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Explain the options that are available in the Windows Vista Start Menu.
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Work with the Windows Vista GUI within programs.
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Manage files and folders in Windows Explorer.
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Perform basic file operations.



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