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Describe a single-user operating system. (4)

can only be used by one person at any given time (1) different folders for different users (1), likely to be multi-tasking (1) but for a single user (1)


Identify one characteristic of a single-user operating system. (1 mark)

provides access for one user at a time (1)


Identify three characteristics of a multi-tasking operating system. (3 marks)

Processor carries out more than one process at the same time (1), More than one CPU (1), Pre-emptive multitasking/ OS gives specified time to applications (1)

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