What is the operating system that a computer uses sometimes called?

Answer A computer operating system is occasionally referred to as the OS. The Computer Hope site explains the computer's OS as, " a software program that enables the computer hardware to communicate and o... Read More »

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How to Install New Operating System Without Having to Reinstall Applications Installed on Previous Operating System?

It really becomes cumbersome and time taking when you want to format [to install a new operating system or want to reinstall the existing operating system] your operating system and you have to ins... Read More »

How to Rid a Computer of One Operating System?

If you have two Windows operating systems installed to a hard drive partition, you will be prompted to choose an operating system on startup. Should you decide to delete one operating system, this ... Read More »

What is an operating system for a home computer?

An operating system, or OS, is a piece of software that lets a user interact with a computer's hardware. Everything from moving a mouse to surfing the web to complex video game graphics use the com... Read More »

How to Reinstall My Computer Operating System?

Got a computer virus and need to reinstall your operating system? Doing so will restore your computer to its original factory configuration and indeed remove the virus. Fortunately, even a beginnin... Read More »