Question: A Computer Cannot ‘Boot’ if it does not have the:
c. Operating System
A loader is the part of an operating system that is responsible for loading programs. It is one of the essential stages in the process of starting a program, as it places programs into memory and prepares them for execution.
An operating system (OS) is a collection of system software that manages computer hardware resources and provides common services for computer programs. Application programs usually require an operating system to function.
An assembler is creates object code by translating assembly instruction mnemonics into opcodes, and by resolving symbolic names for memory locations and other entities.
Booting computer means to prepare the machine to be able to understand you and interact. During the booting process the system files of operating system are loaded in the computer RAM and computer will gain its ability to understand user commands (command.com), handle input/output operations (io.sys) and create required environments for the applications to run.
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