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Operating Systems

Computer Tech Unit

TermDefinition
Acceptable Use Policy A set of rules applied by the owner or manager of a network, website, service, or large computer system that restrict the ways in which the network, website or system may be Used.
Operating System The Operating System controls everything your computer/phone does, it manages the hardware and software resources.
Slide Sorter the view that shows miniature versions of all of your slides on one screen
Bullets the slide layout you use for a general list of items
+ and - Search operators used to narrow search results.
Ethics Principles that guide our behavior
Freeware Copyrighted software that is free
Shareware free trial period, but payment must be made to the owner for permanent use.
all rights reserved the creator owns all rights to the software and says what you, the buyer, can do with it
Creative commons provides flexibility and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.
Spam unsolicited e-mails sent to many users
Email attachment A file sent with an email message
Computer hardware parts of the computer you can touch: keyboard, monitor, mouse, video card, etc
cpu central processing unit. processes program instructions
ram random access memory. Holds program instructions temporarily, loses all data when power goes out. when Ram is low your computer slows down
input devices keyboard, mouse, microphone, scanner
output devices monitor, printer, speakers, projector
bytes order byte, kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte, terabyte
hertz measures processing speed of the cpu
multitask being able to use more than one program at a time
Created by: Kramlric000