Operating Systems Quiz

Operating Systems

The role of the Operating System.

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Every computer needs an operating system to run the .

An operating system acts as an between the and the computer hardware.

It provides the user with a (the machine (computer) is easier to use compared to a user having to control the hardware ).

The of the hardware are hidden from the user.

A software is provided so that other can run.