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Explain what is system software

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Asked by Vidya Mishra, 18 Apr '08 09:40 pm
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System software can be said as any software that administers and controls computer hardware in order to support application software to perform various tasks. Some of the eminent system software are operating systems such s Microsoft Windows, Linux etc.
Answered by amit singh, 18 Apr '08 09:41 pm

 
  
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Answered by Vilas Pardhe, 18 Apr '08 09:52 pm

 
  
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System software is any computer software which manages and controls computer hardware so that application software can perform a task. Operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X or Linux, are prominent examples of system software. System software contrasts with application software, which are programs that enable the end-user to perform specific, productive tasks, such as word processing or image manipulation.

System software performs tasks like transferring data from memory to disk, or rendering text onto a display device. Specific kinds of system software include loading programs, Operating systems, device drivers, programming tools, compilers, assemblers, linkers, and utility software.

Software libraries that perform generic functions also tend to be regarded as system software, although the dividing line is fuzzy; while a C runtime library is generally agreed to be part of the system, an OpenGL or database library is less obviously so.

If system software is sto ...more
Answered by Mangat, 18 Apr '08 09:43 pm

 
  
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A computer program that controls the system hardware system and interacts with application software; include the operating system and the network.
Answered by madhavi, 18 Apr '08 09:44 pm

 
  
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