Computer Science - Operating Systems Concepts - Discussion

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Process is

[A]. program in High level language kept on disk
[B]. contents of main memory
[C]. a program in execution
[D]. a job in secondary memory
[E]. None of the above

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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Madhur said: (Feb 17, 2011)  
Process is an instance of program in execution, there is difference b/w program in execution & instance of program in execution.

Kuldeep Set said: (Aug 24, 2011)  
Process is a running program, which execute in main memory (RAM).

Ravi said: (Mar 28, 2012)  
Process is a program in execution its not an instance.

Rafiq said: (Jan 24, 2013)  
There is difference b/w program in execution & instance of program in execution.

Mathu said: (Mar 20, 2013)  
Process is only one instant of a program in execution. Many processes can be running for the same program.

Satish Kumar said: (Mar 31, 2013)  
Program is in execution called process that reside in main memory (primary memory). Process is a active entity.

Sanjay Yadav said: (Oct 11, 2013)  
Process is set of program to execute that can change the state.

Revathi V said: (Jan 24, 2014)  
The current activity of a process is represented by the values in program counter.

Rupali Singh said: (May 2, 2014)  
Running state of any program is called process.

Liya said: (Jan 23, 2019)  
The piece of work loaded by OS into main memory in order to execute the program is known as a process.

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