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operating system

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Booting the computer Booting is a start-up sequence that starts the operating system of a computer when it is turned on. A boot sequence is the initial set of operations that the computer performs when it is switched on. Every computer has a boot sequence.
Computer file management A file manager or file browser is a computer program that provides a user interface to manage files and folders.
Perform basic computer tasks controls the backing store and peripherals such as scanners and printers deals with the transfer of programs in and out of memory organises the use of memory between programs organises processing time between programs and users maintains security and access rights of users deals with errors and user instructions allows the user to save files to a backing store provides the interface between the user and the computer - for example, Windows Vista and Apple OSX. For more information, see the User Interfaces Revision Bite. issues simple error messages-
provide a user interface A user interface,also called 'UL' or simply an ''interface'', is the means in which a person controls a software application or hardware.
Handles system resources A resource, or system resource, is any physical or virtual component of limited availability within a computer system.Every device connected to a computer system is a resource.Every internal system component is a resource.
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