Operating Systems

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  • Created on: 22-01-18 16:13
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  • Operating Systems
    • interface
      • provides a user interface so it is easy to interact with the computer
    • manages the CPU
      • runs applications and executes and cancels processes
    • Multi-tasks
      • allows multiple applications to run at the same time
    • Manages memory
      • transfers programs into and out of memory, allocates free space between programs, and keeps track of memory usage
    • Manages peripherals
      • opens,closes and writes to peripheral devices such as storage attached to the computer
    • Organises
      • creates a file system to organise files and directories
    • Security
      • provides security through user accounts and passwords
    • Utilites
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