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kraft cmw vocab 8


program that displays an online advertisment in abanne or a pop-up window on web pages,email,or other internet services adware
program that attempts to remove spam before it reaches a users inbox anti-spam programs
program that protects a computer against viruses by identifying and removing any computer viruses found in memory,on storage media,or on incoming files antivirus program
basic input/output systems firmware that contains the computers start up instructions BIOS
process of turning on a computer that has been off completley cold boot
type of user interfacein whitch a user types commands or special keys on the key bourd to enter data or instructions command-line interface
to shrink the size of a file compressed files/zipped
potentially damaging computer program thst affects or infects a computer negitivaly by altering the way the computer works without the users knowledge or permission computer virus
program that runs the same multiple operating systems cross platform
reorganizing a disk so that the files are stored in contiguous sectors ,thus speeding up the disk access and the performance of the entire computer defragmenting
utility program that compiles tecnical information about that computer's hardwhare and certain system software programs and then prepares a report outlining any identified problems diagnostic utility
utility that recognises that files and unused space on a computers hard disk so that the operating system accesses data more quickley and programs run faster disk fragmenter aoperating system
utility that searches for and removes unnecessary files disck scanner
disk operating system dos
small program that tells an operating system how to communicate with a specific device driver
process of converting readable data in to unreadable charicters to prevent unauthorized access. decrytion is the vice versa encrryption/decryption
computer that has duplicate componets so it can continue to operate when one of its main componets fail fault tolerant computer (define & ex)
utility that preforms functions related to file management file manager
audio editing software designed to enhance audio quality filters
specific named location on a storage mediumthat contains related documents folders
type of user interface that allows a user to interact with the software using text graphics and visual images such as icons graphical user interface (GUI)
the core of a operating system that manages memory and devices , maintains the computers clock, start prorams, and assigns the clock. and assigns the computer's operations kernel
short for malicious;program that acts wothout a users Knowledge and deliberately alter a computer's operations malware
remaning in memory while a computer is running memory resident
employee who configures network administrator
Created by: cars67833