Difference between a process and a program

          

Difference between a process and a program

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OS - Difference between a process and a program - Feb 27, 2010, 11:35 am by Rajmeet Ghai

Difference between a process and a program

A process invokes or initiates a program. It is an instance of a program that can be multiple and running the same application.

Example:- Notepad is one program and can be opened twice.

OS - Difference between a process and a program - September 30, 2009 at 15:50 AM by Vidya Sagar

Difference between a process and a program

- A program is a set of instructions that are to perform a designated task, where as the process is an operation which takes the given instructions and perform the manipulations as per the code, called ‘execution of instructions’. A process is entirely dependent of a ‘program’.

- A process is a module that executes modules concurrently. They are separate loadable modules. Where as the program perform the tasks directly relating to an operation of a user like word processing, executing presentation software etc. 

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program in execution is a process

priyam 03-13-2013 01:51 AM

Difference b/w process and program

A program is a set of instruction while process is running state of the program.

Mohd Abad 10-18-2012 09:11 AM

Difference between a process and a program

Program is a set of instructions to perform a certain task where as process is a present instance execution of a program.Process is always dependent on execution of a program.

santhosh marikukala 07-3-2012 05:47 AM

 

 

 
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