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  1. reduces page I/O
  2. decreases the degree of multiprogramming
  3. implies excessive page I/O
  4. improve the system performance
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High paging activity is called thrashing. A process is thrashing if it is spending more time paging than executing

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If we try to increase degree of multiprogramming beyond a certain limit then thrashing occur.
if processes spending more time in paging than executing then thrashing occur
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Answer is C, when a hard drive is being overworked by moving information between the system memory and virtual memory excessively thrashing occurs.
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