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1 System Software Operating Systems Utilities Device Drivers System Software Works with end users, application programs, and computer hardware to handle many details relating to computer operations. Not a single program but a collection or system of programs, these programs handle hundreds of technical details with little or no user intervention. System Software Four kinds of system programs are: •Operating Systems •Utilities (Service Programs) •Device Drivers •Language Translators
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2 System Software Operating Systems Coordinate resources, provide an interface between users and the computer, and run programs. System Software Utilities (Service Programs) Perform specific tasks related to managing computer resources. System Software Device Drivers Allow particular input or output devices to communicate with the rest of the computer system.
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