is the first step in the three-stage process.
The ___ moves data, performs mathematic operations, makes decisions based on instructions, and directs the actions of hardware and software.
The ____ is a computer chip which holds basic instructions and services in order to run basic hardware tests.
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 _________.
8 bits make up ______.
A type of media used to store data which is read by a laser is called________ .
A_________ is a type of optical media that can only be written to once
SAN, Google Docs, and Network drive are all examples of _________
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.
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.
_____ includes changing the ink cartridge, clearing paper jams, and aligning printer heads.
___________button is more recently referred to as the Start orb by Microsoft.
___________menu gives access to programs or files on the computer.
The bright red X at the top of a window or application is the _____________.
When a is deleted, the original application, folder, or file is not deleted
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.
The _________ shows all the programs, files, and applications open or in use.
Windows Help and Support
_____________option is located in the Start menu.
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.
________ can be installed directly from the Web.
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]
The majority of the technical and maintenance settings are located in __________ on a Macintosh computer.
A file type must be associated with the correct application in order to ___________.
A group of different applications that work together is called a __________.
Word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software are all types of __________ suites.
__________ is the presentation software in the Microsoft Office suite.
A ______ is a type of software that stores information in structured tables that can connect and interact with each other.
The________ allows a user to view content on the Web.
- The main component of a computer which performs mathematical operations, moves data, and makes decisions based on specific instructions.
- A computer chip which holds basic instructions and services in order to run basic hardware tests.
- A memory chip in a computer which holds all programs and data when they are in use.
-The primary storage component of a computer which holds all software and data.
- The second stage of the computing process, in which the computer analyzes information input by the user.
________-The third stage of the computing process, in which the computer produces a result based on the user's request.
_____-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.
____- A version of a software application available for free use with limited features or for a trial period.
_____-Software that is free to use.
______-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.
_______-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.
. - An operating system that combines processors and software in a device.
Which unit is used to measure computer processing speed?
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.
Which type of software tells the hardware how to interact with the user and other software?
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.
What allows a user to view folders, applications, devices, and documents on a Macintosh computer?
What is the spreadsheet software in the Microsoft Office suite called?
Which part of a computer holds all programs and data while they are in use?
B. Google Docs
C. Network drive
Which are examples of remote storage? Choose all that apply.
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
Which type of software encourages developers to improve upon and add to it
Software accessed over the Internet
What is Software as a Service?
Which type of operating system responds to events currently occurring?
When a shortcut is deleted, the original application, folder, or file is also deleted.
Where are the majority of the technical and maintenance settings located on a Windows computer?
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?
Where are the majority of the technical and maintenance settings located on a Macintosh computer?
A file type must be associated with the correct application in order to open.
Which type of software stores information in structured tables that can connect and interact with each other?
Which type of application allows a user to view content on the Web?