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Introduction

In today's day and age, the use of computers has been increasing as time goes by. They are generally used by people to play PC games and to do their tasks that require a computer. What exactly are computers? There are two versions of a computer; there are laptops and desktops. A desktop computer is a personal computer that is set in one location on or under a desk and is also plugged into an outlet (Computer Hope). A laptop is a portable computer that is made to be able to carry them anywhere at any time. Desktops re different compared to laptops by having a lot of its parts separated such as the mouse, keyboard, monitor, and the system unit (tower) itself. The tower includes parts such as hard disk drives and optical disk drives. "The first computer that could be considered a desktop was the Olivetti Programma 101. It was released in 1965 and was the size of a typewriter" (Rouse, desktop computers). Most desktop computers back in the day were all-in-one desktop computers. In this Brief1, I will discuss the use of Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux operating systems. Those are the three main desktop operating systems in the market right now and will also discuss which one is leading the market.

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References:

Rouse, Margaret. "What Is Desktop Computer?-Definition from WhatIs.com." SearchEnterpriseDesktop, searchenterprisedesktop.techtarget.com/definition/desktop-computer.

"What Is a Desktop Computer?" Computer Hope, 2 Oct. 2017, www.computerhope.com/jargon/d/desktopc.htm.