Understanding the operating system


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Understanding the operating system

You've probably heard the term operating system before, but you might not be exactly sure what it means. Essentially, you 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 it's a big part of how your computer behaves and performs. You can think of the operating system as the master program that runs and manages all the other programs on your computer. It's the backbone of your computer and it's the most important program because it controls everything that goes in and out of your computer, from allocating memory to programs, to copying files from one drive to another, to receiving commands from your keyboard and mouse, to telling you the time of day.

You can't have a computer without an operating system. Usually, the operating system comes pre-installed on your computer. But if you had a computer for a few years, you want or need to upgrade yo...

Understanding the operating system
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Understanding the operating system provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Computer Literacy for Windows 7

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Business
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