Operating system

Tom Hollyoake
Flashcards by Tom Hollyoake, updated more than 1 year ago
Tom Hollyoake
Created by Tom Hollyoake over 5 years ago



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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.
Performs basic computer tasks file edit save copy and paste
Provides a user interface A user interface, also called a "UI" or simply an "interface," is the means in which a person controls a software application or hardware device.
Provides file management )Also referred to as simply a file system or filesystem. The system that an operating system or program uses to organize and keep track of files.
Handles system resources A resource, or system resource, is any physical or virtual component of limited availability within a computer system.
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