Operating Systems

Jack Scorey
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Manages Your Memory (RAM) Random Access Memory
Allows You To Copy And Past Between Applications Copies Data To And From an External Drive
Detects And Manages Input And Output Devices That Are Attached To The Computer Manages The Time To Process
What is faster, Main Memory or Registers? Registers are faster than main memory.
What is smaller, Main Memory or Registers? Registers are smaller than main memory.
Types of registers typically available are: Data Registers (storing data), Address Registers (stack pointer, frame pointer), Condition Codes (addl, mult)
Where does the processor fetch an instruction from? Cache / Main Memory
T / F - The operating system typically runs in parallel with application programs, on it's own special O/S processor. False
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