Assignment: Identify Your OS

This assignment can be found in Google Docs: Computer Applications for Managers Assignment: Identify Your OS

To make your own copy to edit:

  • If you want a Google Doc: in the file menu of the open document, click “Make a copy.” This will give you your own Google Doc to work from.
  • If you want a PDF or Word file: in the file menu of the open document, click “Download” and select the file type you would like to have (note: depending on the file type you select, the formatting could get jumbled).


For this assignment, you will take and save a screenshot of the window that identifies your operating system. Follow the directions, then submit your assignment. If you get stuck on a step, review this module and ask your classmates for help in the discussion forum.


  1. Open the window that identifies your operating system using any of the methods discussed on the Identifying Your OS page.
  2. Open the Snipping tool by using one of the methods discussed in the Snips and Screenshots page.
  3. Take a rectangular or a window snip of the window displaying your operating system.
  4. Save the snip as BA132_LastName_OperatingSystem.png, replacing “LastName” with your own last name. (Example: BA132_Hywater_OperatingSystem.png)
  5. Submit your image in your course online.