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Ch3 Computer Concepts

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Productivity software is designed to make the operating system run more effectively. True or False
False
To run application software on most personal computers you can double-click a desktop icon.
True or False
True
Desktop widgets come with a computer and are not available from other sources. Tue or False
False
By using spell checkers and grammer checkers you are assured your document will be error free.
True or False
False
Spreadsheets have built-in formulas. True or False
True
CAD software is designed to be used by architects. True or False
True
Payroll software is an example of vertical market software. True or False
False
Utility software includes diagnostics that track down and fix disk errors. Tru or False
True
If you purchase software, it belongs to you and you can do what you want including copying it.
True or False
False
Open source software is copyrighted. True or False
True
Assembly language and machine language are the same. True or False
False
First-generation computers use vacuum tube technology. True or False
True
Second-generation computers were characterized by their use of operating systems. Tru or False
True
High-level languages were developed for first generation computers. True or False
False
Programming the first commercial micro-computers were accomplished by flipping switches. True or False
True
All dot com companies are considered part of the IT industry. True or False
False
It is less expensive to replace software with brand-new software than to purchase an upgrade.
True or False
False
The number of telecommuting IT workers is increasing. True or False
True
A computer certification will totally prepare a person for a job in the IT industry. True or False
False
To reduce cell phone radiation you should use your hands-free devices. True or False
True
During the boot process, the operating system is totally loaded into the kernel. True or False
False
A sequence of events that occurs between the time that you turn on a computer and the time that it is ready for you to issue commands is referred to as the boot process. True or False
True
One of the primary strengths of Windows is security. True or False
False
In a dual boot system, you must select which operating system to use. True or False
True
The D drive must refer to a CD or DVD drive. True or False
False
When you use Windows, Mac OS, or a Linux graphical file manager, each subdirectory is depicted as a folder. True or False
True
To be certain a file can be opened by the recipient simply save it as an .exe and then anyone can open it. True or False
False
One of the reasons Microsoft Windows suffers from the reputation for being the most vulnerable to viruses, worms and other attacks is because of hackers with anti-establishment sentiments. True or False
True
Often file managment is represented by a tree metaphor. True or False
True
A file is deleted when you hit the Delete key. True or False
False