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Running header: Microsoft Windows vs Mac Operating Systems Essay1Microsoft Windows vs Mac Operating Systems EssayMark A. PoulsenWilmington University
Microsoft Windows vs Mac Operating Systems Essay 2Microsoft Windows vs Mac Operating Systems EssayMicrosoft Windows and Mac operating systems operate in similar ways by managing hardware and software resources to provide users with the ability to use computer services and programs. However, with two great operating systems, there can be some differences that make one superior over another. While, personally, I am a fan of Windows OS; Mac OS does have some unique advantages that can make the experience better for certain end users. This essay will discuss three advantages and disadvantages associated with using a Mac OS versus Windows OS.When operating a computer, first and foremost, I like to know what the computer is capable of doing. Mac OS does an excellent job of putting all this info and more into About This Mac, which can be accessed by opening the Apple menu. Christopher Breen (2013) explains in his online article that in the newer versions of Mac OS you now have access to your most important information front and center. He goes on to explain the new tabs that you can select inside AboutThis Mac: The Display tab lists everything you need to know about your display. The Storage tablists how your storage is distributed on all connected drives. A user can see how much RAM is

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