Computer science

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  • Created on: 31-01-18 13:04
User interface
A user interface gives the user ability to interact with the computer instead of using a command line interface.
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Memory management
The OS monitors how much memory is left and what is using it, it reserves space when an application is opened
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Multi-tasking
Only one process can be running at one time but the OS decides which process the CPU should handle next and which is the most important
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Time slicing
Time slicing is a scheduling mechanism/way used in time sharing systems.
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Peripheral management
Each device has its own protocol and the computer decides which to do first and manages which are being used
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File management
The OS manages where files are stored on a device so when you open it it can find it
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The OS monitors how much memory is left and what is using it, it reserves space when an application is opened

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Memory management

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Only one process can be running at one time but the OS decides which process the CPU should handle next and which is the most important

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Card 4

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Time slicing is a scheduling mechanism/way used in time sharing systems.

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Card 5

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Each device has its own protocol and the computer decides which to do first and manages which are being used

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