>If you use C, (or C++, C#, OR Java), your OS is going to rwquire Windows anyway.<
>You're going to need at least the first year of calculus if you're going to make an OS.<
Why's that? Calculus definitely won't hurt, especially if you are using assembly, but I don't see how it's required.
kidguru, you want help, and many people here have told you some places you can go. Come over to FD if you want a forum-type approach to learning. We're always helping someone (and each other) out over there.
...Bah, that last part sounded like a episode of Full House...