What are other program management features of operating systems
What is memory management?
Optimizing use of random access memory (RAM)
With virtual memory (VM), portion of hard disk is allocated to function as RAM
- Sending print jobs to buffer instead of directly to printer
- Print jobs line up in queue
What is a device driver?
How do you install a device driver?
- Windows XP includes New Connection Wizard
- Guides user through setting up connection between computer and Internet
How does an operating system monitor performance?
- Provides program, called performance monitor, that assesses and reports information about system resources and device