A system may refer to any of the following:
1. With a computer, a system or system unit is used to distinguish the complete computer. See our computer definition for full information about a computer.
3. System refers to a window and menu found in Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10 that displays a basic overview of your computer. The System window allows users to customize many system settings through System Properties and access Device Manager.
Press the Windows key+Pause at the same time to open the System window.
Below are examples of how the Windows System window may look.
Windows 10 System window
Windows 8 System window
Windows 7 System window
5. A help system is any software designed to assist the user with using a product or service. See our help page for further information and other examples of this system.