The operating system,or OS, is software that helps you interact with the PC and run programs. It is like the backbone of the computer, connecting the brain to the rest of the body. The OS manages the peripherals, software, and hardware of the computer. It helps keep things running smoothly even if there are multiple applications running in the background. Some The most common operating systems to this date are Windows, Mac OS, and Linux.
Device drivers are software programs that control a component or device that is connected to your computer. It acts almost like an operating system translater, as it's able to convert the operating system's messages into a message that the device is able to understand.