How IPC between a user application and an OS Subsystem in Windows?

Operating SystemHardwareSoftware & Coding

A windows operating system is software that acts as an interface between the user and the hardware component. The operating system is like a prime minister that controls the entire task happening in the computer. It is in between a user interface and the hardware.

It is system software. In the absence of the system software we cannot do any task on the computer. An operating system is software which performs all the basic tasks like file management, memory management, process management, handling input and output, and controlling the peripheral device like disk scheduling. Some of popular operating systems are windows.

The window operating system is a program that acts as an interface between user and hardware and controls all the programs in the computer.

Functions of Windows

Some of the important functions of the windows operating system are as follows −

  • Memory management

  • Process management

  • Device management

  • File management

  • Job accounting

  • CPU scheduling

  • Security

Let us see the inter process communication between user application and operating sub system which is as follows −

Updated on 29-Nov-2021 11:12:19