Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Types of OS
    2. Functional Elements
  2. User Interface
    1. Command Line Interfaces
    2. Switches
    3. Graphical User Interfaces
    4. GUI Directory Listing
  3. File Management System
    1. File Locking
    2. Logical Structure
    3. Physical Structure
    4. Hard Disk Structure
    5. Blocks and Clusters
    6. Large Files
    7. FAT File System
    8. FAT Folder Structure
    9. NTFS File System
    10. Master File Table
    11. MFT File Records
    12. WinFS
  4. Input/Output
    1. Device Drivers
    2. Device Management
  5. Memory Management
    1. Virtual Memory
    2. Segmentation
  6. The Kernel
    1. Process Scheduling
    2. Inter-Process Communication
    3. IPC Mechanisms
    4. Interrupts and Error Handling
  7. Utility programs
    1. Disk Defragmenter
    2. Windows XP Defragmenter
    3. Antivirus Software
    4. Types of Virus
    5. Virus Symptoms
    6. Virus Hoaxes
    7. Infection Mechanisms
    8. Removable Media
    9. Networks and Internet
    10. Antivirus Programs
    11. Antivirus Suppliers