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