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system
computer system
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(1) Refers to a combination of components working together. For example, a computer system includes both hardware and software. A Windows system is a personal computer running the Windows operating system. A desktop publishing system is a computer running desktop publishing software.

(2) Short for computer system.

(3) Short for operating system.

(4) An organization or methodology. The binary numbering system, for instance, is a way to count using only two digits.



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  System Care Guide
Describes general concepts regarding preventive maintenance, how to keep your system, components and media operating at peak efficiency, data loss and virus protection, and backups and disaster recovery. This page is from "The PC Guide."

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