CBSY 1105 - Chapter 3
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CBSY 1105 - Chapter 3
Mid Term - Chapter 3
The category of software that is designed for computer-centric task is **** software
***** software helps you carry out tasks such as
***** software can be defined as any type of software that has the potential to help people do their work more efficiently.
antivirus Software, file shredders, and desktop widgets are categorized as ******* software
A (n) ***** driver is designated to help peripheral device establish communication with a computer
******* publishing software uses frames to hold text and graphics.
****** software is useful for perfoming "what if analysis
When using data software, you can research for data by entering a keyword or natural language *****
****** software is a special type of 3D graphics software designed for architects and engineers who use computers to create blueprint and product specification. (Hint: use the Acronym)
Payroll, accounting and project management software are example of category of business software called ***** market software
Most computer operating systems include some applications and ****** software for file compression, editing text and making backups
software ***** from less than reputable Web sites sometimes cointains virus.
****** law allows you to make an extra, or back up, copy of software as long as you not defeat any copy protection mechanisms.
****** that expires after a set period of time is often factory-installed on new computers.
Openoffice and Linus are examples of **** source software that can be legally modified and redistriuted.
Computer software typically includes many files that cointain user **** programs, support programs, and data
most local software applications include a(n) **** program that guides you through the installation process.
setup or installation
When you activate software, the process might create a(n) ***** value based on your validation code and your computer's internal serial #.
Usually all the files for downloaded software are ****** into one large file that is also compresssed to decrease its size and reduce download time.
A (n) **** pack is a set of patches that correct problems and address security vulnerabilities.
A computer ****** can lurk in a computer for days or months, quietly replicating itself.
A mass-mailing ****** spreads to other computers by sending itself to all addresses stored in the local email cleint.
A group of zombie computers controlled by a hacker is called a (n) ******
A virus ******* is a unique section of malicious code that can be indentified by antivirus software
a (n) ****** file is suspected of cointaining virus, so your antivirus software usually encrypts the file and stores it in a special folder.