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Need of Operating System

What is the need of operating system in computer science?
Asked by: pavuluri | Member Since Oct-2007 | Asked on: Mar 5th, 2008

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Answered On : Mar 10th, 2008

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This is the same question we ask to the persons one of them knows english and the other ones knows spanish so we need one person who is able to communicate between two same is the answer here for why we need the operating systemit is the communication pathway between the user of the machine and the machinewhere machine knows only machine language i.e. '1' and '0' on the other hand the man knows the alphabetic language. so operating system gets the alphabetic language from the user and change it to the machine understandible language and vice versa.hope everything is clear.....

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Manvender Singh Rathore

Answered On : Aug 3rd, 2011

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Answered On : Oct 4th, 2011

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Answered On : Oct 2nd, 2013

OS acts as an interface between an user and machine .
In other way OS is an intermediary between any program and computer hardware.

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