- Created by: Danyl_Eyre
- Created on: 26-03-18 13:39
What is meant by an operating system?
An operating system is the low-level software that supports a computer's basic function, such as scheduling tasks and controlling peripherals.
What is meant by system software
System software is a type of computer program that is designed to run a computer’s hardware and application programs. The system software is the interface between the hardware and user application.
Describe the functions of the operating system
An operating system has three main functions:
1) Manage the computers resources, such as the central processing unit, memory, disk drives, nd printers.
2) Establish a user interface.
3)Execute and provide services for applications software.