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Comment Re:Windows 12 (Score 1) 366

A mutex is a way of controlling access to a shared resource. Imagine you have a car with one key. If you and your sibling both want to use the car for the night, the key is the mutex. Whoever gets the key first gets to use the car until they put the key back.

But, wait, don't cars come with two keys ?

Now I'm confused.

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