Installation and First Start
MenuetOS main difference from other operating systems - small size. However, its appearance is consistent with modern standards: there are windows, menus, icons, the desktop, and so on. D. To verify this, you need a blank floppy diskette, which, in fact, will be installed immediately after you run installer. Booting from a floppy disk, be prepared to answer questions the installer MenuetOS: to determine the configuration of the computer system does not know how.
The first question will deal with the video mode, if you do not "happy" owner of an old Intel 80386 or Pentium 256pro, do not hesitate to choose the mode or Vesa2.0 + Vesa2.0, otherwise - Vesa1.0 or EGA / CGA. The next dialog box prompts to use graphics acceleration. Next, you will need to tell the system interface mouse (PS / 2 / USB / COM). As a boot disk should indicate FDD. It's all about what you ask MenuetOS. Then follow her load, after which you will need to press Escape.
What to do with all this good? If you are not familiar with the programming language Assembler, then the spectrum of your activity is severely limited. But if you're familiar with "the foundations of the universe" in MenuetOS, you can develop applications using the included text editor TinyPad and collect their compiler FASM.