Myit ch. 5
Terms in this set (93)
The two major types of system software programs are utility programs and the...
The .... of the operating system enables users to communicate with the computer system.
OS X is the operating system developed by
Examples of network operating systems
OS X, Linux, Windows 10
Capabilities of UNIX
Multitasking, a network OS, multiuser
NOT only for super computers
Most Supercomputer use the .... operating system
2 Operating systems used on most tablets
Android and iOS
Proprietary OS for desktop and laptop computers
Windows 10 uses... account for easy access and storage of online files
The Mac OS was the first commercially available OS to n incorporate
Point and click
NOT a user inferface
Application programming interface (API)
Graphic user interface (GUI)
Using hard disk space temporarily store data or instructions from RAM is referred to as the
Each device attached to your computer has a special program called.... that enables the device and operating system to communicate with each other
First step in the boot process
the BIOS is activated by turning on the computer
The basic input/output system (BIOS) is stored on a
All of the following terms related to part of the boot process exept
In the late 1980s, computer specialists were concerned that proprietary software had too many ..... so they started working on open source projects.
C: denotes a(n) ________ directory that is at the top of the filing structure of a computer.
When using Windows File Explorer, which view provides the most information at a glance?
All of the following can be used in an OS X file name EXCEPT ________.
The location of a file is specified by its ________.
C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\protocol is an example of a file ________.
Which of the following is the name of a Microsoft Excel file?
Deleted files on a Mac computer are moved to the ________.
Which of the following Windows utility programs arranges pieces of files on your hard drive to allow for faster access?
Which of the following is NOT a Windows utility program?
Which utility temporarily removes redundancies in a file to reduce the file size?
You can use the Windows ________ to check on a nonresponsive program.
The ________ utility automatically creates duplicates of your libraries, desktops, contacts and favorites to another storage location.
The .....is a group of programs that controls how your computer functions.
iOS was developed by ... as the operating system for its tablets and smartphones.
The fuel-injection system in car engine uses a(n) ..... operating system.
Most supercomputers use the .. operating system.
The vast majority of smartphones use the Correct answer Android or ... operating systems.
Linux download packages are called distributions or ...
MS-DOS used a(n) .... interface.
A unique signal by a device to let the operating system know that it needs attention is called a(n)
If your computer is thrashing, increase .... to solve the problem.
PnP stands for
plug and play
The Windows feature that removes a newly installed, improperly working driver and replaces it with the last one that worked is called
Roll Back driver
During the boot process, the ..... is responsible for loading the operating system from the hard drive into RAM.
When a computer is booted, the .... checks the computer's components.
If Windows detects a problem during the boot process, it will add Last Known Good Configuration to the Windows ...... Menu.
The ... is a Windows that enables you to capture a screen display
In the windows operating system, the C:\ path is commonly referred to as the ....
When using windows pc .... is the main tool for finding viewing and managing files
The windows path separator is the ... character
In the file name Resume.docx is the ... indicating file type
The windows utility program that removes unnecessary files from the hard drive is called
Scattered pieces of the hard drive can be grouped into sequential order using the ... utility
Windows included the ... center which is a centralized location for assisting technology and tools to adjust accessibility settings
Ease of access
True or false
Every computer has an operating system
Gaming consoles do not need an operating system
A system restore point is a snapshot of your entire system setting
A personal computer can only have one operating system installed on it
Most a stop in lotto computers run some version of Windows
Android isn't open source operating system for personal computers and network servers
When you're computer runs out of RAM the operating system barrows space from the CPU
Installing a device driver can sometimes cause systems instability
CMOS is a special kind of memory that uses a great deal of power
Preemptive multitasking is the term used when the operating system processes higher priority tasks before lower priority tasks
I'll explore is windows main program to manage files
You can use system restore to restore your system settings back to a specific date when everything was working properly
I'll names in windows are case
Storage location for a collection of files
Concentric circle on the hard drive
By shape wedge on the hard drive
Round thing plate of metal that makes up the hard drive
Displays open and favorite applications
Portable document format
Combination of processor and operating system
Primary work area
The condition of excessive paging
Place an application tile on the start screen or taskbar
Type of user interface in Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows 10
List all the programs being used and indicates their status
Bring system back to a previously stable state
Remove the necessary files from the hard drive
We groups related pieces of files on the hard disk
Checks the hard drive for damaged files
Operating system supervisor program
Process of optimizing RAM storage by using hard drive space
Temporary storage area on the hard drive
Coordinate print jobs
The process of swapping data between RAM and a swap file
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