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What are the basic functions of an operating system? - November 19th, 2011

What are the basic functions of an operating system?


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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Re: What are the basic functions of an operating system? - February 23rd, 2016

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What are the basic functions of an operating system?


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
Hey friend, the main function of the OS is to manage computer resources, establish user interface and provide service for software applications. I am also uploading a document which will explain all function in detail.
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Re: What are the basic functions of an operating system? - May 23rd, 2018

My favorite operating system in Windows 7.
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