Desktop operating systems

Windows may be the most common desktop operating system in the enterprise, but it's not alone. Linux and macOS are two other OSes IT pros could run into. As a result it's important to understand the inner workings of each OS to ensure that whatever a user is working with functions at its peak and keeps corporate data secure.

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  • Cygwin

    Cygwin is a collection of open source tools that allows Unix or Linux applications to be compiled and run on a Microsoft Windows operating system (OS) from within a Linux-like interface. Continue Reading

  • system tray

    The system tray (or "systray") is a section of the taskbars in the Microsoft Windows operating system user interface that provides easy access icons to the user's most commonly used apps and displays the clock. Continue Reading

  • Ctrl-Alt-Delete

    On a personal computer with the Microsoft Windows operating system, Control+Alt+Delete is the combination of the Ctrl key, the Alt key, and Del key that a user can press at the same time to terminate an application task or to reboot the operating ... Continue Reading

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