operating system homework questions help

October 15, 2010 at 02:02:54
Specs: Windows XP
what is the difference between 32 an operating system? and how memory si manage by operating system.. computer jsut understand biinary form that is 0 and 1.. how its sued by variable during programing.. please any body guide me.. i need help in this regard

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October 16, 2010 at 00:31:19
You won't get any homework answers here... this is something you need to do for yourself.

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October 16, 2010 at 10:28:07
Well it looks like your starting your homework research.

There is a 16 bit 32, and 64. Imagine a bus that has 16 seats and 32 people to transport (people are bits of information) The bus will need to make 2 trips.

The I and O represent on and off switches. The language that a computer understans is made up of OIIOOIIOI 8bits plus 1 more for parity (error checking).

So... a few key words to google.
16,32,64 bit OS
Computer language
16,32,64 bit bus.

I don't do homework either but a point in the right direction can be useful.

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October 16, 2010 at 14:40:02
Just to make it "crystal clear" for the poster, binary is noughts and ones (not the upper case letters as posted in #2). The string given should actually read:

This statement makes no sense:
"what is the difference between 32 an operating system?"
An operating system is such things as XP, Vista or Windows 7.
These are currently in either 32 or 64 bit versions.

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