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Please inform me what are the initial a steps to build an operating system like Windows 7, xp or MAC or linux....
Posted 17-Dec-12 16:33pm
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Solution 1

Knowing enough programming to not be asking questions like this, then doing it, either with a big team, or with years to spare to get it done.
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A good place to start looking for information can be: OSDev[^]

Their set of tutorials[^] help you cover a lot of ground towards building your own kernel once you've understood the fundamentals.

There are many things you need to do to get something like Windows, Linux, MAC OS, etc.
I'd suggest starting off with trying to build a bootable kernel and then continue with i/o interfacing, memory management, maybe a file system, a shell and networking (I'm sure I missed a lot of things but these should be a start).
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