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.
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.
document associated with a stand-alone software program which explains the legal regulations for using the 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.
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.
Which type of software tells the hardware how to interact with the user and other software?
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?
Which process allows a user to return to a previous state on the computer if something goes wrong?
Under which Control Panel category is the Free up disk space option located in Windows Vista?
System and Maintenance
What is usually included with standalone software and informs a user how the software can be used legally?
End-User License Agreement
Where are the majority of the technical and maintenance settings located on a Windows computer?
Which are Finder viewing options for Macintosh? Choose all that apply.
Applications can be installed directly from the Web
What is used in the Dock to indicate that an application is currently running on a Macintosh computer?
Bright spot under the application icon
Where are the majority of the technical and maintenance settings located on a Macintosh computer?
Which type of software stores information in structured tables that can connect and interact with each other?
moves data, performs mathematic operations, makes decisions based on instructions, and directs the actions of hardware and software.
computer chip which holds basic instructions and services in order to run basic hardware tests.
includes changing the ink cartridge, clearing paper jams, and aligning printer heads
Folder Options dialog box
Show hidden files and folders, Hide extensions for known file types, and Hide protected operating system files are all options available in the
Lock, Sleep, Log Off, Restart, Hibernate, and Shut Down
all options dealing with powering down a Windows computer
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 on a Macintosh computer
The majority of the technical and maintenance settings are located in
connect and interact with each other
A Database is a type of software that stores information in structured tables that can