What is a System?

(1)A group of interdependent items that interact regularly to perform a task.

(2)An established or organized procedure; a method.

(3) A computer system refers to the hardware and softwarecomponents that run a computer or computers.

(4) An information systemis a system that collects and stores data.

(5) On Macintoshes, System is short for System file, an essential program that runs whenever you start up a Macintosh. The System provides information to all other applications that run on a Macintosh. The System and Finder programs together make up the Mac OS.

(6) System often simply refers to the operating system.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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