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Posted on Jun 10 2019 - 1:41pm by Rohit Shetty
Comments Off on Installing the Chrome Operating System

General geekiness found me trying to get the Chrome OS running this weekend. It took quite a bit of time to work through all the resources including some conflicting instructions and bad software. It all worked out though and I now have the OS running on a netbook. This post is a brief summary of what was involved and doesn’t include the numerous dead ends and...

Posted on Jun 10 2019 - 9:30am by Rohit Shetty
Comments Off on Windows, the Disposable Operating System

I guess most of us have known this for many years but now even the creators of Windows have admitted it – Microsoft Says Recovery from Malware Becoming Impossible “When you are dealing with rootkits and some advanced spyware programs, the only solution is to rebuild from scratch. In some cases, there really is no way to recover without nuking the systems...

Posted on Jun 10 2019 - 5:29am by Rohit Shetty
Comments Off on How to Prepare For an Operating System Upgrade

Upgrading software is a task that should do with some care. When you upgrade an application you should backup your data for it. But when you are performing an operating system upgrade, you should do more than just backup the data. Because an Operating System (OS) controls how your computer interacts with the components attached to your computer and with how it communicates...

Posted on Jun 10 2019 - 1:24am by Rohit Shetty
Comments Off on Real Time Operating System – Basics

Before I started two years back on my first project, I have to admit that I did not know much about the working of a (real-time) operating system. All the stuff like – counting semaphores, task scheduling, context switches, event control blocks, interrupts and ISR routines, task and time management and what else and what not, all seemed a wee bit too much to...

Posted on Jun 9 2019 - 9:21pm by Rohit Shetty
Comments Off on Pros and Cons of the Major Operating Systems

There are several options when it comes to choosing an operating system for your computer. Of course, Windows is the overwhelming heavyweight in the marketplace and it isn’t a bad choice in some ways, especially for those not interested in the nuts and bolts of things. Also looking for users are Linux, BSD, and Leopard. 1. Windows The good side of Windows is...