Enhanced Discovering Computers 201...

1st Edition
Misty E. Vermaat + 4 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305657458



Enhanced Discovering Computers 201...

1st Edition
Misty E. Vermaat + 4 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305657458
Chapter 9, Problem 41SG
Textbook Problem

List steps for using Boot Camp to install the Windows operating system on a Mac computer.

Program Plan Intro

Operating System (OS):

  • The most important program that runs on a computer is operating system.
  • OS is the term that acts as an interface between the hardware and the user.
  • OS does basic operations such as getting input from the keyboard, displaying output in the monitor and monitoring the files.
  • It is responsible for the management to co-ordinate the activities on a computer system.
  • The responsibilities of OS are bound to get higher when it comes to security, because it provides the access rights for users.


  • Windows is one of the operating systems that develop new versions frequently.
  • It is an aggregation of operating systems developed by Microsoft.
  • It includes Graphical User Interface (GUI) that helps in displaying the required data on the desktop or monitor.
  • It includes various features like hardware adaptability and interdependence, memory management, task management, access security and many others.

Explanation of Solution

Steps to install Windows OS on Mac computer using Boot Camp:

  • The boot camp is used for installing Windows OS on Mac system and the following steps are considered.
    • Get the information of the required Windows version for the user.
    • The boot camp assistant in OS will navigate the application...

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