Advantage and Disadvantage Of Operating System

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Hello friends, today we see which are the advantages and Disadvantages of the operating system, so through this post, we try to know the advantages and disadvantages of the operating system.

An advantage of an operating system:-

• The operating system provides the interface between the user and the hardware.

• It can be easily used because it has a graphical user interface, and new users can run computers easily by this.

Accessing hardware without writing programs: – Operating system provides us the facility to access hardware without writing programs.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of operating system

• Through this, we can share one data with a lot of users.

• Through this, we can share resources such as  – Printer, Modems, Fax-machines, Players, etc

• It can be easily updated.

• It is safe like – windows have windows defender which detects any type of harmful files and removes them.

• By this, we can install any game or software and run them.

• Some operating systems (like  – LINUX) are open source, we can run them on free on my computer.

• This increases the working efficiency of our system.

A disadvantage of an operating system:-

• Some operating systems are free but some are expensive such as  – windows costs around 5000 ₹ to 10000 ₹.

• It is a bit difficult to run Linux compared to Windows.

• Sometimes it does not support any hardware,

• The risk of viruses in Mac OS is high.

Data loss: – Sometimes the operating system crashes due to which the user’s data is destroyed.

Read also:-

What is the operating system?

Types of operating system

Characteristics of Operating System.

Different between paging and segmentation

Different between Internal and External Fragmentation

file system & file access methods

Process Control Block


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