What is multitasking and multiprocessing?
Loading multiple programs into memory and executing them at the same time is
called multitasking. Windows is a multitasking operating system. A user can
execute multiple tasks at the same time.
In multiprocessing, multiple programs are executed on different processors at
the same time. Some operating systems have features of multiprocessing. Windows
operating system also supports multiprocessing. In multiprocessing, operating
system divides the work between different processors. The processors work on
different tasks in parallel.