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1 11302007 multimulti tasking os gives the illusion

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Unformatted text preview: e disk... 1 11/30/2007 MultiMulti-tasking OS gives the illusion that multiple programs are running at once by taking turns running each one (like you with your classes). It k I takes a while to switch b k and f h put hil i h back d forth stuff away, get stuff out (like you with your books). Processor Idle Loop Fortunately, most processes are usually paused, waiting for something before it can continue. So the OS usually has as much time to spend on any program as the program needs needs. "System Idle Process" is the program in the Windows OS which sits around waiting for something interestin...
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