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PC Midterm ch.1
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What command can be used to launch the System Information window?
What part of the Windows display shows information about open programs and provides quick access to others?
The power saving state that saves all work to the hard drive and powers down the system is known by what term?
True or false
In Windows, there are two types of user accounts: an administrator account and a standard account.
The ability to snap a page to the left or right side of the screen so a second page can share the screen is a function of what feature?
What dialog box in Windows appears each time a user attempts to perform an action that can be done only with administrative privileges?
User Account Control
Apps that offer continuous real-time updates on the Windows 8 modern interface are referred to by what term?
In Windows 7, a collection of folders can be organized into conveniently accessed shortcuts known by what term?
What is the maximum amount of memory supported by a 32-bit Windows operating system?
What type of network does not have centralized control, such as one in a small office or home office?
true or false A service is a program that runs in the foreground and is visible on the taskbar.
What GUI element is usually on the right side of the taskbar and displays open services?
true or false A hard drive can only have one single root directory.
What term describes one or more characters following the last period in a filename, such as .exe, .txt, or .avi?
Which Windows utility program lists errors and issues that need attention?
What part of the path to a file indicates how the file is organized or formatted?
true or false
The Windows desktop is itself a folder.
Under the Control Panel, what console contains Print Management, Computer Management, and Event Viewer?
What is the name of the interface that uses graphics as compared to a command-driven interface?
true or false
The Windows 8 interface is known as the Aero interface.
What software in Windows 8 serves as built-in antivirus software?
What is another name for the notification area in Windows?
What is another name for several small utility programs that are found in the Control Panel?
What type of software is used to control a computer?
What is the name for the 3D user interface provided by Windows 7 and Vista?
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