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Operating Systems

Refers to the system that runs on a computer to perform a computer’s basic functions.  Operating systems help to manage the memory, processes of a computer and all of its software and hardware functions.

From managing computer memory to basic functions and runnign software, our operating systems dictionary offers a glossary of terms you need to know.

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