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Can anything change in a computer without the user modifying something, also while not having internet connection? Yes, definitely - computers update their own states all the time, and some of these changes will be persistent from one boot cycle to the next. The computer itself is a complex piece of hardware, and the operating system is a complex piece of ...


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This is architecture specific so the following might not be true for all architectures. Normally there is a special hardware in the CPU called interrupt controller that will react to interrupts. You usually program this hardware on boot time by writing a handler for each interrupt (called interrupt service routine) and giving the interrupt controller a ...


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