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If you are wondering if you need more RAM, you should evaluate your ___________________ subsystem.
When an operating system receives an interrupt from the printer and pauses the CPU, it is performing which of the following functions?
Apple QuickTime and Microsoft Media Player are examples of ______________________ software.
digital video editing
Which of the following is NOT a step in the boot process?
the antivirus program checks all files for viruses
The ____________ coordinates the flow of data and information through the computer system by coordinating the hardware, software, user interface, processor, and systems memory.
A(n) ___________________________ software installation allows you to decide which features you want to install on the hard drive.
Which of the following is NOT a main disadvantage of a desktop computer as compared to notebooks?
a desktop computer is more expensive
During the virtual memory process, the operating system moves data to a temporary storage area on the hard drive called the ________________ file.
Running the Disk Defragmenter utility will _________________.
make the hard drive work more efficiently
In Windows Vista, the pane on the right side of the desktop that organizes gadgets is called the
__________________ software is used to modify digital images, such as removing red eye.
If you want to automatically defragment your hard drive every week, you can set a predetermined time using the
When your computer is using virtual memory, the operating system builds a file called the page file on the
What is the most common type of compatibility that software manufacturers provide for new versions of their software?
backware compatibility but not forward compatibility
The ____________ is a program that manages the data between the operating system and all input and output devices attached to the system.
When installing software, you must accept the ____________________ agreement before you can continue with the installation.
In Windows Vista, you can create ____________ to reset your system in the case of a malfunction.
The ____________ is the essential component of the operating system that remains in RAM when your computer is powered on.
Information about your computer's video card can be found in the
Advanced settings of the display settings dialog box
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