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Computer Science 105 - Capron Part 1 of Chapter 3 Notes

Computer Science 105 - Capron Part 1 of Chapter 3 Notes -...

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Capron’chapter’Part’1’of’Chapter’3’Notes The’hardware’needs’software’to’make’the’computer’work. Operating’system’(systems’software)’is’the ’ intermediary’between’applications’ software’and’the’hardware;’it±s’the’set’of’programs’that’l ies’between’applications’ software’and’the’hardware.’ The’kernel’manages’the’operating’system’ The’kernel’is’in’the’memory’and’loads’operating’system’programs’into’memory When’computer’is’turned’on,’the’kernel’is’loaded’from’the’hard’drive’into’ computer±s’m emory.’ Loading’operating’system’into’memory’is’called’bootstrapping’or’booting.’ When’computer’is’turned’on,’ROM’chip’performs’tests’and’then’kernel’is’loaded’ from’the’hard’disk.’ Operating’system’manages’CPU,’memory,’disk’drives,’and’printers,’it’establis hed’a’
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