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Understand the operating system

Understand the operating system: Computer Literacy for Windows 10
Understand the operating system: Computer Literacy for Windows 10

You’ve probably heard the term “operating system” before, but you might not be exactly sure what it means. Essentially your computer’s operating system is the software that manages how you interact with the computer, how the programs on the computer use and access the computer’s hardware, and is a big part of how your computer behaves and performs. This video talks about what operating systems are, and how they differ from each other, and why it’s important to know which operating system you’re using before purchasing or using software.

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