In an ideal world, an operating system is a collection of software that handles a computers dirty work invisibly, quickly, and most of all, painlessly. For many of us, however, Microsoft Windows exists outside this ideal world. We are annoyed byMoreIn an ideal world, an operating system is a collection of software that handles a computers dirty work invisibly, quickly, and most of all, painlessly.
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