Updated: 12/26/2023 by Computer Hope

Manager may refer to any of the following:

1. When describing a person, a manager is a person responsible for administering or controlling a part of a company or organization. In a large business or organization, there may be many different managers, each responsible for an individual department or team. There may also be different managerial positions, such as senior, middle, and line managers (supervisors).

2. A computer manager is a program or portion of an operating system responsible for handling housekeeping tasks. For example, a File Manager is a program and part of the Windows operating system that helps manage the files on a computer. A memory manager handles how data is stored, accessed, and removed from memory.

Managers used with computers

Today, there are a lot of different managers used with a computer. Below are some of the top managers in alphabetical order, with links to pages containing information about each of them.


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