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Input

is the first step in the three-stage process.

CPU

The ___ moves data, performs mathematic operations, makes decisions based on instructions, and directs the actions of hardware and software.

ROM-BIOS

The ____ is a computer chip which holds basic instructions and services in order to run basic hardware tests.

RAM

The part of a computer that holds all programs and data while they are in use is called the _____

random access memory

RAM stands for _________.

one byte

8 bits make up ______.

optical media

A type of media used to store data which is read by a laser is called________ .

CD-R

A_________ is a type of optical media that can only be written to once

remote storage

SAN, Google Docs, and Network drive are all examples of _________

input devices.

Scanner, keyboard, touch screen, and game controller are all examples of ________

Manual and plug-and-play

_________are the two main basic installation methods for an input/output device.

computer's purpose

When deciding which type of computer to purchase, a buyer should first consider the __________

return to a previous state on the computer

A user may utilize the Backup option to_____________ .

System and Maintenance

The Free up Disk Space option is located in the ___________category of the Control Panel.

Printer maintenance

_____ includes changing the ink cartridge, clearing paper jams, and aligning printer heads.

The Start

___________button is more recently referred to as the Start orb by Microsoft.

The Start

___________menu gives access to programs or files on the computer.

Close button

The bright red X at the top of a window or application is the _____________.

shortcut

When a is deleted, the original application, folder, or file is not deleted

Folder Options

Show hidden files and folders, Hide extensions for known file types, and Hide protected operating system files are all options available in the dialog box.

task bar

The _________ shows all the programs, files, and applications open or in use.

Windows Help and Support

_____________option is located in the Start menu.

Control Panel

The majority of the technical and maintenance settings are located in the on a Windows computer.

Lock, Sleep, Log Off, Restart, Hibernate, and Shut Down

___________are all options dealing with powering down a Windows computer.

Applications

________ can be installed directly from the Web.

Macintosh

List, Columns, and Thumbnails are all Finder viewing options for __________.

A bright spot

___________under the application icon appears in the dock to indicate that an application is currently running on a Macintosh computer. [Application Indicators]

System Preferences

The majority of the technical and maintenance settings are located in __________ on a Macintosh computer.

open

A file type must be associated with the correct application in order to ___________.

suite

A group of different applications that work together is called a __________.

Productivity

Word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software are all types of __________ suites.

PowerPoint

__________ is the presentation software in the Microsoft Office suite.

Database

A ______ is a type of software that stores information in structured tables that can connect and interact with each other.

Browser

The________ allows a user to view content on the Web.

CPU

- The main component of a computer which performs mathematical operations, moves data, and makes decisions based on specific instructions.

ROM BIOS

- A computer chip which holds basic instructions and services in order to run basic hardware tests.

RAM

- A memory chip in a computer which holds all programs and data when they are in use.

Hard Drive

-The primary storage component of a computer which holds all software and data.

Processing

- The second stage of the computing process, in which the computer analyzes information input by the user.

Output

________-The third stage of the computing process, in which the computer produces a result based on the user's request.

EULA

_____-A document associated with a stand-alone software program which explains the legal regulations for using the software.

Stand -Alone Software

-A type of software that is downloaded or installed and runs independently on a computer.

Sharware

____- A version of a software application available for free use with limited features or for a trial period.

Freeware

_____-Software that is free to use.

Optical Media

______-A type of media used to store data which is read by a laser, such as a CD or DVD.

OS (Operating System)

_____-The primary form of software running on a computer that organizes tiles and folders as well as telling the hardware how to interact with the user and other software.

Input

_______-The first stage of the computing process, in which a user initiating an action by giving the computer information or a request.

Open Source Software

________ -An application that is not installed locally but used over the Internet or another network.

Real-Time Operating System

______-An operating system that reacts to current events and actions occurring around it.

Embedded System

. - An operating system that combines processors and software in a device.

Megahertz

Which unit is used to measure computer processing speed?

1 byte

In terms of computer storage, how large is a character of text?

Chkdsk and Disk Utility

Which are services used to examine potentially damaged media? Choose all that apply.

Operating system

Which type of software tells the hardware how to interact with the user and other software?

Embedded

Which type of operating system combines processors and software on a device?

List Details Small Icons Medium Icons Large Icons Large Icons

Which are folder view options in Windows? Choose all that apply.

Finder

What allows a user to view folders, applications, devices, and documents on a Macintosh computer?

Excel

What is the spreadsheet software in the Microsoft Office suite called?

RAM

Which part of a computer holds all programs and data while they are in use?

SAN
B. Google Docs
C. Network drive

Which are examples of remote storage? Choose all that apply.

Backup

Which process allows a user to return to a previous state on the computer if something goes wrong?

System and Maintenance

Under which Control Panel category is the Free up disk space option located in Windows Vista?

End-User License Agreement

What is usually included with standalone software and informs a user how the software can be used legally

Open source

Which type of software encourages developers to improve upon and add to it

Software accessed over the Internet

What is Software as a Service?

Real-time

Which type of operating system responds to events currently occurring?

False

When a shortcut is deleted, the original application, folder, or file is also deleted.

Control Panel

Where are the majority of the technical and maintenance settings located on a Windows computer?

True

Applications can be installed directly from the Web.

List and Columns

Which are Finder viewing options for Macintosh? Choose all that apply.

Bright spot under the application icon

What is used in the Dock to indicate that an application is currently running on a Macintosh computer?

System Preferences

Where are the majority of the technical and maintenance settings located on a Macintosh computer?

True

A file type must be associated with the correct application in order to open.

Database

Which type of software stores information in structured tables that can connect and interact with each other?

Browser

Which type of application allows a user to view content on the Web?

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