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'OS' computer abbreviation usually means ?

[A]. Order of Significance
[B]. Open Software
[C]. Operating System
[D]. Optical Sensor

Answer: Option C


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Sukanya said: (Aug 12, 2010)  
It is a platform to execute any program, without Operating System we cannot run any software.

Rohit Verma said: (Nov 9, 2010)  
Because OS is short form of operating System

Santosh said: (Nov 12, 2010)  
Operating system is a system software that control over all activities of computer.

Dev Suthar said: (Nov 29, 2010)  
There are two types of softwares. A SYSTEM SOFTWARE.

One is system sofware.

And another is basic software.



Murugesh said: (Dec 18, 2010)  
OS means operating system.

Sanjeev Mishra said: (Feb 4, 2011)  
Operating systems is the interface between the user and application. It is where the actual execution of a program takes place.

Indu Koundal said: (Feb 5, 2011)  
It is the software component of a computer system that is responsible of the management and coordination of activities and sharing the resources of the computer. Operating system is the interface between the user and application.

Abhi Sinha said: (Feb 9, 2011)  
@ Sanjeev Mishra

A very few people knew that the Operation System is the interface between Device Driver Interface & User.

OS needs Devices drive Interface to intract with Hardware!

Gulam said: (Mar 4, 2011)  
It is a platform which provide the interaction b/w the user and the h/w of the computer. Without OS We cannot work.

M. Shehbaaz said: (Apr 12, 2011)  
An operating system is software, consisting of programs and data, that runs on computers.

Akash Laddha said: (Jun 4, 2011)  
OS stands for Operating system, a kind of system software which is used as an interface between user and the hardware.

Example: Windows XP, Linux, Mac, Solaris

Ilavarasan said: (Jul 9, 2011)  
OS is nothing but a door to communicate user and machine.

Without operating system we cannot use computer (ie) we cannot do anything. With out OS a computer is like a dead machine.

Dharcini said: (Jul 13, 2011)  
It's an intermediate between the computer hardware and the user of the computer. So the os means "operating system".

Anuj Rathore said: (Aug 27, 2011)  
It is the basic key unit. Because DOS is the basic unit to operate computer hardware as well as software.

Balasubramani.K said: (Oct 24, 2011)  
Os stands for operating system

Himanshu said: (Feb 20, 2012)  
An Operating System is a software program or set of programs that mediate access between physical devices (such as a keyboard, mouse, monitor, disk drive or network connection) and application programs (such as a word processor, World-Wide Web browser or electronic mail client).

K.Siva Sesha Reddy said: (Mar 17, 2012)  
It is like a mind which constitutes major portion of humans with this operating system we can't run any type of programs since we can't install any type of softwares.

Sathish Kumar.P said: (Mar 23, 2012)  
OS means Operating system apport then Intercommunication from system(monitor) to User.

Tarun Arora said: (Mar 26, 2012)  
An operating system (OS) is a set of programs that manage computer hardware resources and provide common services for application software.

Pawan Sharma said: (Apr 5, 2012)  
OS means Operating system apport then Intercommunication from system(monitor) to User

Fvg said: (Apr 8, 2012)  
OS means operating system and it is a interface b/w a user and computer.

G D said: (Jun 13, 2012)  
A system between user and hardware.

Ramyapriya.P said: (Jun 19, 2012)  
OS obrivated operating system which is the main one of the computer. With use of OS we can install many softwares.

Sumit Chaudhary said: (Jun 24, 2012)  
Operating system is a system software that provides interface between user and hardware of the computer.

Tmkshubham Mazumdar said: (Jun 24, 2012)  
Operating system is the main part of computer.

Nitish Kumar said: (Jul 9, 2012)  
We can not start any computer without operating system.
OS provide a platform which connecting hardware with software.

Ketan said: (Sep 19, 2012)  
An operating system (OS) is a collection of software that manages computer hardware. OS is bridge between computer hardware and user.

Swathi Sandela said: (Sep 20, 2012)  
Operating system is nothing but a system software and it acts as a platform for all the application softwares to be executed.

Pulkit Varshney said: (Sep 28, 2012)  
Operating system is a interface between user and the machine, it is set of programs in which can be in different programming languages.

Hemanth said: (Dec 3, 2012)  
Os is the short form of the operating systems which is used as a software installed to be in the computer and now a days which is also dumped in the mobile phones also.

Prabhat Mishra said: (Oct 8, 2013)  
OS is basically meaning that the imp part of computer which performs many tasks. Without it computer can not perform any work because it manages all the tasks.

Priya said: (Nov 28, 2013)  
An operating system (OS) is a collection of software that manages computer hardware resources and provides common services for computer programs.

Rohit said: (Feb 13, 2014)  
OS is the short from of the operating system which is used as a software installed to be in the computer.

Amritpal Singh said: (May 18, 2014)  
@It is a software that provides interface between computer hardware and user.

Y.Gayathri said: (Jun 24, 2014)  
OS is operating system which acts as a communication between user and computer hardware.

Rohini L said: (Jun 29, 2014)  
Without operating system we can not run any other software.

Yuvansankar said: (Sep 7, 2014)  
OS is the heart of computer hardware.

Tejaswi Sai Kumar said: (Jul 14, 2015)  
OS is the most important program that runs on a computer. Computer must have an OS to run other programs & applications. OS performs basic tasks, such as recognizing input from keyboard, sending output to display screen, keeping track of files directories on disk, and controlling peripheral devices such as disk drives & printers.

Shalini said: (Aug 3, 2015)  
Operating system is the software, and then Linux, Unix also the OS. It is mainly used for program running purpose.

Vikash said: (Oct 9, 2015)  
Operating system is a platform to execute any software. Without OS not execute any software.

Sudipta said: (May 25, 2016)  
OS - Operating system like Microsoft, Windows XP, 07, 08.

Mahesh said: (May 30, 2016)  
OS means an Operating System because "It is a system which operates the Computer hardware".

Phyllis L Bliss said: (Jun 27, 2016)  
Os means operating system, without OS we can't work. It is the most important software in the computer. Os allows user to communicate with hardware.

Ravi Gurjar said: (Aug 3, 2016)  
A computer system is a dead machine. Without an operating system.

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