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The type of media that uses laser technology to store data and programs is _______.
This computer component holds the program and data that is currently being processed.
The Internet is the largest _______ in the world.
Antivirus programs protect your computer system from viruses or malicious programs. This is an example of which type of software?
coordinate computer resources, provide an interface between users and the computer, and run applications.
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perform specific tasks related to managing computer resources.
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Identify the four basic categories of hardware in a microcomputer system.
System unit: container that houses most electronic components that make up
Input/output: input devices translate data and programs that humans can understand into a form that the computer can use and process.
Secondary storage: unlike memory, hold programs and data even after electric powder to computer has been shut off.
Communication: a personal computer can communicate with other computer systems located as near as the next office or far away as halfway around the world, using the internet.
A financial budget would be created in what type of data file?
Which of the following computers is also referred to as a server and is used to support end users for things such as retrieving data from a database or providing access to application software?
System software includes all of the following except:
Utility software (includes: operating systems, utilities, device drivers)
Which of the following is a collection of programs rather than a single program?
10) System software
Enables the application software to interact with the computer hardware.
The most widely used communication device.