CBSY 1105 - Chapter 04

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CBSY 1105 - Chapter 04
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  1. An operating system manages a computer's ****, such as RAM, storage and peripherals.
    resources
  2. Most personal computer operating systems have ***** capabilities so that they can simultaneously run two or more tasks, jobs, program.
    multitasking,
  3. The core part os an operating system is called its ******
    Kernel
  4. Most computers today have ****** user interfaces.
    graphical
  5. During the ****** process, a program sotred in ROM tells the hd to oad the operating system into ram.
    boot
  6. Microsoft Windows featured the first graphical user interface. True or False?
    False.
  7. VMware and Parallels Desktop are examples of ***** machine technology that can be used to run windows software on a Mac
    virtual
  8. An open-source operating system called ****** is the foundation for several personal computer operating system, such as google chrome, and Android OS
    Linux
  9. A resource ****** is a companion file created by Man OS to store information about a file and its data.
    fork
  10. Palm webOS and iOS are example of operating system used for handheld devices. True or False?
    True
  11. .bmp, .docx, .exe, and .mov are example of file ********
    extensions
  12. When using Windows, you cannot use a(n) ***** word, suck as Aux, as a file name.
    reserved
  13. A disk ****** is a section of a HD drive that is treated as a separate storage unit.
    partition
  14. A software application automatically stores files in its ****** file format unless you specify otherwise.
    native, default
  15. When you convert a DOC file into HTML format, the resulting file is virtually indistinguishable from the original. True of False?
    False
  16. Applications use standard Open and Save ******* boxes provided by the operating system.
    dialog
  17. ******* file storage models, such as a filling cabinet or tree metaphor, help you visualize the organization of your computer files.
    Logical
  18. Windows 7 offers you a preconfigurated Documents ****** that's designed to hold links to document files stored in various folders.
    library
  19. A HD stores data in concentric circles called ******, which are divided into wedge-shaped *****
    tracks and sectors
  20. NTFS, HFS+, and MFT pertain to ****** file storage models.
    physical
  21. System ***** software, such as Time Machine, keeps your backup files up to date with the original files on your hard drive.
    synchronization
  22. One of the best devices for home backup is a(n) ****** hd
    external USB
  23. A(n) ***** backup makes copies of only those files that have changed since your last full backup.
    differencial
  24. A(n) ******* point is essentially a back up of the settings in the Windows Registry.
    restore
  25. A bare-metal ****** includes the operating system, boot program, drivers, software application, and data necessary to rebuild a replacement hd in one easy operation.
    restore.

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