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What is the difference between multiuser multitasking and multiprocessing?


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2006-11-05 00:34:41
2006-11-05 00:34:41

* Multiuser: A computer system the can handle more then one user at a time. Windows is not a multiuser OS. It can handle only one user at a time. * Multitasking: The ability of an OS to do more then one thing at atime. for instance, you can be downloading a large file and still use another program to do something, like write a book. * Multiprocessing: The chip in new computers is able to do more then one task at a time because there is more then one processing unit on/in the chip.

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ALU stands for arithmetic and logic unit. The ALU does complex calculations, so by having two it gets the job done faster. This may not really make a difference if your an average user, although if you do AutoCAD and stuff that requires rendering then it will make a HUGE difference.


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