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What is Multiuser and Multitasking system?

Date: 30 Dec 2010   Group: Computers    Category: Software   


What is Multiuser and Multitasking
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Author: Maries    07 Jan 2011      Member Level: Gold     Points : 2  (Rs 2)    Voting Score: 0

Hi

Multi User System
Multi-user operating system is a computer operating system (OS) that allows multiple users to access a single system with one OS on it.It refers to more than one person can be able to log into the computer.Each person will have their own settings.

MultiTasking System
MultiTasking Operating System refers to the ability of a computer to perform more than one task or program at a time.
Two Types of Multi Tasking System
1.Preemptive
2.Cooperative

Multi Tasking Operating Systems Example
=> Unix
=> Linux
=> Windows

Author: Miss Nisha Dilip Talreja    08 Jan 2011      Member Level: Gold     Points : 1    Voting Score: 0

Multiuser/Multitasking operating system is a powerful operating system that supports more than one user at a time, performing more than one task at a time, UNIX is an example of a multiuser/ multitasking operating system.
From the book Introduction to Computer by Peter Norton.




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