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Operating systems, both proprietary and open-source, include those produced by Microsoft, Linux, and Apple Mac
A program is a passive entity as opposed to process which is an active entity.essentially program just constitues the disk/memory image of a process in any operating system. This distinction is very important for multitasking operating systes. However in case of Serial Operating systems the scenario…
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Before having multiple OS be sure to partition your HDD first and put your OS to each partition. Start with the later one. For example if WNDOWS is installed and then Lnux came. Remove Linux first then WINDOWS. Used the bootable option aslo check if you have partitioned and then installed the OS or…
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Note: Both Mac OS X and Windows have come out with newer versions as of the writing of this answer. Some details may be different from what is written below, and the answer should be updated accordingly. The best desktop operating system to use depends on what its intended use will be and who will b…
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They are of two types: Single-Boot is the act of installing only one operating system on a computer and it being able to boot automatically when the computer starts. Multi-Boot is the act of installing multiple operating systems on a computer, and being able to choose which one to boot when the comp…
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The network managers are responsible for all the customers, including other networks that they buy and sell electricity to and from. Typically the distributed operating system mostly worries about the local electricity needs, however incompetent behavior is often penalized such as shut down without …
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An operating system is just a base for all purposes. For example if you are a writer you need an operating system for a word processor (ms word, openoffice...) to work on.
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well there my friends you all should know first of all dear sweet souls of the universe .................................................................................................................................................... peace and love!!!!!!!!!!!! ...................................…
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Answer When Bill Gates started to develop Windows he made the software information free to developers of software. Steve Jobs at Apple sold the OS software information. So, most software developers decided to make software just for Windows OS since it didn't cost anything. Additionally, Windows …
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A process is an environment in which a program executes. They run in the background and provide a common language that allows the operating system to interface with the installed hardware & software to support any applications running on the system. A process is simply a group of code in memory…
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Use DeepOfix; a custom distribution (based on debian) that is specialized for email delivery. A list of features (copied and pasted from http://deeproot.in/deepofix/features) Simplified installation system Integrated server management system We ensure that a lack of prior GNU/Linux server admi…
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The collection of software that directs a computer's operations, controlling and scheduling the execution of other programs, and managing storage, input/output, and communication resources. -Umpalumpa
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its quite easy actually...always install the earliest OS first...in your case, install 98 on whatever drive you wish and after it is complete...install xp on the other. during boot, you will be given the option to boot what ever OS you wish.   I tried your sugestion, loaded 98 first on the fi…
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Different operating systems have differing features, though they all have the primary function of controlling the software and programs running on a computer or other device.Popular features include:A start menu or application menu (Windows, Linux)Multiple desktop workspaces (Linux, Mac OS X)Taskbar…
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- A RTOS(Real-Time Operating System) has to be multi-tasking and pre-emptible - task priority has to exist - Behaviour of OS should be known - A System of priority inheritance has to exist. - Following parameter should be clearly specified The Interrupt Latency(i.e. time from interrupt arrival to st…
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Select Control Panel > Power Management.Select the Advanced tab.You can choose of having Windows go in to Standby mode, or have Windows Shutdown your computer - when you press the power button.Then windows with automatically shut down when you power off. (Assuming you have an ATX power supply)For…
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Yeah, just plug it in. I am assuming that you are asking . Can i set up an operating system on an usb external drive then plug it into another computers usb port and boot to the external drive using it as my os. You can but it depends on a few key factors. Does the computers bios support usb dri…
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With a network that has less than 10 computers, you really don't need a server. Installing network operatins systems is the same as installing any operating system, insert the CD and install. For a network with less than 10 computers, a peer to peer networking topology would be the best. Please n…
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1. You can download the PowerPoint Viewer: 1)Download the Microsoft free PowerPoint Viewer from the Microsoft official site. A link can be found in Resources. 2)Click the Download link on the free PowerPoint viewer download page, and click Save to store the program on your desktop. 3)Click Open o…
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I have both BSCS and MSCS, with 24 years in industry, and I have heard the use of these terms vary depending upon who is using them, but this is my view based on my experience. Multiprogramming is an old and arcane term, that was originally used to describe the earlier timesharing type of system wh…
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Insert hard drive CD when you start up your computer. Check box when it asks you if you want to delete and re-use your hard drive. When completed, insert your OS CD, and money in the bank... if you want a quick re-format, dont insert the hard drive CD on startup.. just insert the OS CD on start up..…
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Type sysedit in Run and click ok Next delete all the lines from autoexec.bat and config.sys if exist and load= run= must be empty in win.ini next check your schedule task if you find any schedule there delete them. if this doesn't resolve your problem Launch system configuration utility by typing ms…
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Distributed operating system is nothing but the collection of computers which are interconnected and that appears to the user as a single system... and if any of the system crashed ,then it doesn't effect the other system .
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Answer RTOS is a real time operating system.The important features are :- - The necessary signalling functions between interrupt routines and taskcodes are handled by RTOS. - It works as an independent system with no internal or external interdependencies. - There are no loop descisions in RTO…
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You need a decent computer with at least 2gb of RAM (check your program requirements, they may have changed); 2gb may not be enough depending on image size/resolution, and amount of layers you are working with. On anything less than 1GB it will run slowly and crash from time to time. Photo editing p…
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When dealing with computers, there are typically two types of memory. "Real" or "physical" memory is the same thing as RAM. They usually come as cards that you can install into slots on your computer's motherboard. "Virtual" memory, also known as "swap space" or (in Windows) a "paging file" is a ded…
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The operating system of most computers does not contain the BIOS. The BIOS is stored in a chip on your motherboard. he is right the bios is not stored on your OS...however if you wish to access your BIOS you need to restart your PC and when you get to the first or second black screen (when it reads…
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Answer Well, there are several reasons why it wouldn't boot to the OS. You could not have enough RAM to support the OS. If the CPU is overclocked too far it will not boot to the OS (heat or bus compatability issues) If the OS is unstable, or somehow the Kernel got altered (A Reformat would fix th…
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yes,using frames. 18. What is the strength of the operating system? The strength of the operating system lies in its capability for handling different software, hardware Configuration used for that OS. For example a new version of windows with low ram and CPU speed etc.. The operating systems regist…
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The benefits to this are the same as you are using right now reading this page. A time-sharing system (what we call a server nowadays) provides many many people the opportunity to use the system. Technically, even a standard PC is a time-sharing system, because you can run many different programs on…
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An early example of a large-scale real-time operating system was Transaction Processing Facility developed by American Airlines and IBM for the Sabre Airline Reservations System.by..me vj18
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Multiprogramming is a feature of an OS which allows running multiple programs simultaneously on 1 CPU. So, say, you may be typing in word, listening to music while in background IE is downloading some file & anti-virus program is scanning. These all happen simultaneously to you. Actually program…
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This is what happens when you have two or more programs running at the same time, and both are working. Your processor will allocate some resources to each program. Though it may seem that the processor is doing two things at once, it is actually switching back and forth between tasks so quickly th…
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The prime (and possibly only significant) difference is in the kernel scheduler, which determines which processes get run, with what priority, and for how long.In a typical "ordinary" OS, the scheduler is some sort of "fair-use" implementation, which insures that no one process monopolizes all the r…
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An operating system (OS) is software that controls the internals of a computer. The first large computers did not have operating systems or programming languages. You entered insructions through lights on the main console. The first operating systems were on punched cards, which you read into compu…
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In Windows 2000: Assuming that the computer has IDE drives, the first thing to do is to install each operating system on each disk. Set one drive as Master and the other as Slave. Install both drives in the computer. Start the computer and it will boot into The first drive. Open Windows Explorer, g…
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An operating system is nothing more than a program that performs basic requests of the operator. It loads other applications, oversees disk and other I/O operations and frees memory and other resources when an application exits.
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Answer Multiprogramming is a rudimentary form of parallel processing in which several programs are run at the same time on a uniprocessor. Since there is only one processor, there can be no true simultaneous execution of different programs. Instead, the operating system executes part of one pr…
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Multiprogramming is a method of running several different programs in a computer apparently at the same time.Usually on a mainframe - the computer has a number of programs loaded into memory and the operating system switches quickly between them, processing a little bit of each one in turn. The high…
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You could set them up as a RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Drives). So data would be distributed between the two drives, and they would behave as though they were a single drive. This increases the speed of reading and writing to the drives, and increases file integrity. First you'd want to …
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Go to the webpage and right click then choose "create shortcut". For a Windows computer, right click on the mouse and a menu pops up and click on create shortcut. A window will pop up that says "a short-cut to the current page will be placed on your desktop" click on "ok".
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Well in a distributed environment there is still a master computer(server) that gives all of the other slave computers their IP addressed (sometimes) and the work to be crunched.
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multiprogramming lets you do more than one thing at a time ans multiprogramming is also called multi-threading here more than one operation in a program takes place..
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it allows the computer to start up and function
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An operating system is the framework that allows you to communicate with computer hardware in an interactive way. Without this, you would not be able to tell the computer to do anything and it would have any instructions to follow. This is why it is important for a computer to have an operating syst…
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difference between layered and kernel base approach in OS structure
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Answer For professional expertise, can work flxeibly in different environments. It pays to be able to use multiple OS. Answer It all depends what you mean by "study". If you mean at university level, the only reasons are either, because you intend to write one, or out of pure interest.
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A system software is any computer software which manages and controls computer hardware so that application software can perform a task. Operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X or Linux, are prominent examples of system software. System software contrasts with application software, wh…
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my answer Use a Boot up CD or Boot up Floppy to format the C: Drive and then install ur Operating System. to create a boot floppy go to control panel -- > add and remove prog -- > the last tab (creat boot disk)
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an RTOS is much better than anormal OS because it is time sensitive, fault tolerable and allow multiprocessing. that are not supported by all OSsA real-time operating system is intended for systems that need to tightly control responsiveness and performance. With an RTOS you can prioritize operation…
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macro-kernel based operating systems like windows and Linux device drivers are part of kernel ..to interact withkernel need not switch to kernel mode...speed is high
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When you install a network operating system (NOS), you have to make some decisions about how you want the operating system and its servers to be configured. Most of these decisions aren't cast in stone, so don't worry if you're not 100 percent sure how you want everything configured. You can always …
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Multiprocessing is based on the fact that computers work much faster than humans. While you type a sentence on your word processor, the computer is doing nothing, waiting for you to hit the 'save' key, or the spellchecker. Because many people want to do as many things at the same time as possible, m…
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Answer In computer science, especially parallel computing, synchronization means the coordination of simultaneous threads or processes to complete a task in order to get correct runtime order and avoid unexpected race conditions. There are many types of synchronization: * barrier * lock/semaph…
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It all depends on what you do with your computer, but most likely not, the emulation software to run a Mac OS on a PC computer slows down everything, you are better off just getting a Mac. The only thing that Macs are really better at is Video editing. I have used them for that, and flash and photo …
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In early computing days, computers were expensive, and so to absorb the cost, a big computer would be shared across many people who would pay for time-sharing (such as one hour units). The limiting factor, money, would be the only reason why someone might use a time-sharing system. For that individu…
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whar are key motivation for the development of multiprogrammig,multitasking,multithreading
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What are the advantages of embedded systems What are the advantages of embedded systems
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CPU is main part of computer,or it is brain of computer,CPU is the most important element of a computer system. The CPU also know as, Processor, central processor,microprocessor,it is a brain of computer.
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In computer terminology, this term means a device that can be installed into a computer without being configured and that won't cause hardware conflicts. The function PLug and PLay is a procedure the computer attempts to perform when you first plug a USB device into your computer. If you have Window…
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there are:• bookings (any)• games• control process (any)• safety critical systems• any other suitable example
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First of all Platform can be of two types 1) Hardware+Software based platform eg. any OS 2) Software based platform eg. platforms like .NET or JAVA platform means OS is type of platform which contains both H/W + S/W
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windows does have the facility to give access to different users. That is the reason we can log on to different user accounts on windows. But windows does not give access to multiple users at the same time in a single processor system.
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Systems software is a any program that lets you interact with the kernel (the one that talks with hardware ) to perform useful tasks. Examples include text editors, compilers, assemblers, operating systems.
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Windows is your operating system as in "System Software". Some systems have Bluetooth enabled in them. Here Bluetooth is a system software of the computer. If you want to be clever, you could say your BIOS, or DOS or Linux.
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Open-source software is found and hosted on a number of sites. Sourceforge.net is probably the most popular. GNU Savannah is another. Google Code is a fairly recent alternative that also hosts only free software.
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bkevcyay.dll sounds like a random filename a virus would use to install itself in your System32 folder. You may want to run a scan of your system using both an Anti-Virus or an Anti-Malware utility.
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Modern software must be able to adapt themselves. This is why the need for software which improve themselves is required.
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Multiprocessing / multitasking Multiprocessing is the use of two or more processors in a single computer. to acheive greater throughput, economy of scale and increased reliability.Most multiprocessing systems use symmetric multiprocessing, SMP, (as opposed to asymmetric) where all processes share th…
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XP is a complete operating system, not simply an operating environment.
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it is switching when the p c is off
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An operating system allows you to navigate your computer. Some operating systems are more user friendly than others. The system should include easy to use icons, and easy to use pop-up instructions as needed.
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The best operating system depends on what family of operating system you wish to use. Macintosh requires a lot of resources so that is completely out of the question. The best families to look into is obviously windows, but Linux may also be a better choice. The best windows operating system that ha…
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EViews 5 supports most versions of the Windows Operating system including: Windows 98/Me/NT 4.0/2000/XP. With sufficient memory in your computer, you can tackle problems involving millions of observations or thousands of series. The only fundamental capacity limit is that no single data series or ma…
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The Torrens system of land registration was created in Australia, imported to the US. Torrens, and was supposed to be a "guaranty" of title to real estate issued by the government office that otherwise typically recorded chain of title, so that if your title was attacked and you were damaged, the To…
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No. It is easier to alter shell when it is not part of the operating system.Answer: its easier but the real answer is shell is not part of Operating system as it is command prompt use to operate operating system and its part of disk operating system
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An Operating System (or OS) is what your entire Interface is. It is a layer of code or a "bridge" between the hardware and the user, along with the programs a user decides to use. The OS helps you navigate to the internet, programs, etc. Without an OS you are left with a blank computer screen. The O…
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Freeware is software that is licensed to you without charge, and a freeware OS would be the software for an OS licensed to you without charge. a good free ware is Linux OS they have several to choose from and do not have a bunch of system processes running in the background like windows it also allo…
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In general, OSes and RTOSes will function similarly in some respects. Each must abstract the processor, provide some data passing capability, allow the scheduling of operations (or tasks), manage memory, etc.General purpose OSes were developed for personal computers designed to support multiple, gen…
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I believe that a System Recovery CD is for restoring your original files and a Operating System CD is where it will completely format your PC where everything is deleted, And install the OS onto your computer.But it is a very important part of an Operating computer.
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Operating system (OS) provides two main services: file management and user interface with the hardware system. ^^ Following are the five services provided by an operating systems to the convenience of the users. Program Execution The purpose of a computer systems is to allow the user to execute…
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The largest chuck of available memory that is not fragmented.
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A kernel is the core program that runs programs and manages hardware devices, such as disks and printers. It executes the commands which provide by environment.
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It's the first letters of Operating System and it's the main thinking brain of the computer. It's in charge of what the software does on the computer. Windows 7, Mac OS-10.8, Linux, etc, are all Operating Systems"OS" Stands for Operating System. And Operating system is considered one of the 3 types…
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The kernel is the heart of an operating system. The kernel internally contains many components, such as a memory manager, scheduler, numerous device drivers, a file system, and so on. When an operating system is being written, there are numerous design philosophies which the designers can adopt. At…
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Answer NO! GPL, LGPL and MPL are complex licenses and without more knowledge this question can't be answered. The gist of GPL, you can do with the program what you want, as long as it is you who has control over the running program, including using it in business, adding features, changing the …
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Operating System and Software An operating system is a type of software which is responsible for interacting with the user of the computer like Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows Vista, etc. A software is a coding or program which is meant for a specific purpose. It could…
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DOS is an abbreviation for Disk Operating System. Historically, not all operating systems ran off of floppy disks or hard drives, so ones that included this functionality often had "DOS" in their name. Examples include Apple DOS, Atari DOS, ProDOS, Commodore DOS, and TRS-DOS. Nowadays, most operatin…
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1.Determine what operating system it uses. Finding out what operating system your laptop uses will let you know what key combo (such as "Ctrl+Alt+Delete") can exit you from usage and trigger a reboot or shutdown. 2.Try and reboot using the operating system. Attempt to use the key combination that w…
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•No special support needed from the kernel (use any Unix)•Thread creation and context switch are fast (no syscall)•Defines its own thread model and scheduling policies
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Multiprocessing means the computer can do multiple processes parallel of each other (at the same time) with no performance degradation. Multiprogramming is an application that can be used to interface with different programming languages (java, C++, etc)
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it is surely a multi user operating system or you cant have your own account and even there will be no guest account either
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Unix, Linux, windows and compilers etc.
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Operating system tools are used to carry out certain tasks on your computer and keep your computer running smoothly. Tools include disk defragmenter, disk scan and disk cleanup.
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Answer Unix is one of the oldest but still most popular Operating Systems. It was invented in 1969 at AT&T Bell Labs by Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie. All the contemporary operating systems of Solaris, HP-UX, Linux, AIX are variants of Unix.
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processes are concurrent if they exist at the same time.concurrent process can function completely indepently to one another. two process are concurrent if their execution can overlap in time; that is, the execution of the secon process starts before the first process completes. concurrent process…
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Answer Ok, it doesn't take Einstein to realise that ROM cannot be updated. So if you want the ability to upgrade an operating system, it can't be on ROM. Also consider disk costs v memory costs. Again, you do not need to be a Nobel Prize winner to figure it out.
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