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    What are the basic functions of an operating system?
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    Operating system controls and coordinates the use of the hardware among the various applications programs for various uses. Operating system acts as resource allocator and manager. Since there are many possibly conflicting requests for resources the operating system must decide which requests are allocated resources to operating the computer system efficiently and fairly. Also operating system is control program which controls the user programs to prevent errors and improper use of the computer. It is especially concerned with the operation and control of I/O devices.



    functions of operating system
    1)process management
    2)memory management
    3)networking
    4)file management
    5)i/o system management
    6)secondary memory management
    7)cpu scheduling.



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    Operating system controls and coordinates the use of the hardware among the various applications programs for various uses. Operating system acts as resource allocator and manager. Since there are many possibly conflicting requests for resources the operating system must decide which requests are allocated resources to operating the computer system efficiently and fairly. Also operating system is control program which controls the user programs to prevent errors and improper use of the computer. It is especially concerned with the operation and control of I/O devices.



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    functions of operating system
    1)process management
    2)memory management
    3)networking
    4)file management
    5)i/o system management
    6)secondary memory management
    7)cpu scheduling.





    Posted by: khaja    

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    operating system is the interface between the hardware and the user.



    Posted by: siraj    

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    Operating system controls and coordinates the use of the hardware among the various applications programs for various uses. Operating system acts as resource allocator and manager. Since there are many possibly conflicting requests for resources the operating system must decide which requests are allocated resources to operating the computer system efficiently and fairly. Also operating system is control program which controls the user programs to prevent errors and improper use of the computer. It is especially concerned with the operation and control of I/O devices.



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