18 notecards = 5 pages (4 cards per page)
Operating System Software
Software that provides communication between the user, the application software, and the hardware - must have an operating system to run your computer Examples: Windows, Apple OS
Compatible Computers - use the same operating system, software, and similar hardware.
The ability of the operating system to run more than one program at a time.
An operating system developed by Microsoft for the PC - Provides a GUI.
Graphical User Interface - Allows users to control the computer by pointing and clicking at graphical objects such as windows, icons, and menus.
An image that represents a file, folder, or program.
A list or table of options.
One document or One picture.
A way to organize files into logical and manageable groups.
In Windows, filenames are given an extension which tells the type of file - .doc (Word), .pdf (Adobe Reader), .jpg (Image).
Right click on a file to see the properties including size, date created or modified, full name.
After the first save, clicking SAVE will automatically replace the old file with the new one.
Always opens the save window allowing you to control where you save and what the name will be.
Selecting Files and Folders
A. - Select All - Ctrl + A or click and drag around all files
Make a copy or save in two different hardware locations.
Load software onto your computer.
Remove software from your computer.
Get a newer version of hardware or software.