OS does you to present with the desktop loaded on to your screen and waiting for you start your programs from start button, ready to run programs from run option, ready to display the tasks it is showing in task bar etc., in windows OSs, other OS like unix are different, basically it involves, memory management, I/O management, Process Management etc for us to work and use the computers nicelly the way we wanted it to be...as a form of system softwares.
We can say that operating system is the heart in using the computer.It mainly acts as a interface between the user and Hardware.If the operating system is failed we cannot do anything with our system.There are several types of O.S's such as DOS,Windows-95,98,XP,7 and UNIX,LINUX.Each and every O.S has it's own features.
Operating systems provide a software platform on top of which other programs, called application programs, can run. The application programs must be written to run on top of a particular operating system. Your choice of operating system, therefore, determines to a great extent the applications you can run. For PCs, the most popular operating systems are DOS, OS/2, and Windows, but others are available, such as Linux.
by casperdenis vien 8 years ago
what is the operating system of a computer?
by Sagarika Rath 8 years ago
Windows 98, 2000, xp, vista, 7 .... ever since heard of computers heard these only. with a Microsoft dominated market we are left with very few options to look for apart from not so well performing Unix, Linux and only perfect alternative Mac. will we ever find a Operating System to overtake...
by jaydawg808 5 years ago
For PC users, what is your favorite operating system?Honestly, I love windows XP. I know it's old, but I still love it.
by juniorsbook 7 years ago
Which computer operating system has a penguin as its logo?
by BristolBoy 9 years ago
I am not sure how many people have seen the news and even how many people care, but it appears that Google is planning on launching an operating system. Originally this will be just for netbooks but it may also be used on desktops. It is apparently designed for ease of use with the...
by davidwillium 7 years ago
actually, there is really no "THE BEST" os in the market.. It's all about user preference.. but I can give you the most preferred OS'es by the masses..- Windows (7, xp) - these are preferred by people because of its "user friendliness" and a lot of softwares are compatible with...
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