Final Part 2

Flashcard maker : Deloris Connelly
The area that holds all the instructions the computer needs to start up when it is powered on is ________.
ROM
In databases, a category of data is called a ______
field
________ is the maximum speed at which data can be transferred between two nodes
bandwidth
________ is concerned with the design and arrangement of machines and furniture to avoid uncomfortable or unsafe experiences
Ergonomics
What is the extention of a Microsoft Excel file?
.xlsx
Unwanted or unneeded software included by manufacturers on new computers is called ________
bloat ware
The Internet is ________
a large network of networks
A network that spans a large physical distance is called a _______
WAN
The two major types of system software programs are utility programs and the ________.
Operating system
List three tips for professional e-mail etiquette
be concise, meaningful subject line, use spell-checker and proofread
Wireless network devices use ________ to communicate with each other
Radio waves
Adobe Reader, Flash Player, and QuickTime Player are examples of software programs called ________.
Plug-ins
Errors in computer software are called ________.
bugs
On a network, a(n) ________ helps prevent data packets from colliding with each other
switch
What type of software allows you to create dynamic slide shows?
Presentation
To transfer data packets between two or more networks, a ________ is used
router
A monitor is an example of what type of device
Output device
The term ________refers to the use of a single unifying device that handles media, Internet, entertainment, and telephone needs.
Digital convergence
The ________ of the operating system enables users to communicate with the computer system
user interface
_________ is formally defined as any criminal action perpetrated primarily through the use of a computer
cybercrime
Creating and distributing ________ is one of the most widespread types of cybercrimes
Computer viruses
IT is the abbreviation for
Information Technology
Using hard disk space to temporarily store data or instructions from RAM is referred to as ________.
Virtual memory
This type of computer is intended for use at a single location, so it is stationary
Desktop computer
Each device attached to your computer comes with a special program called a(n) ________ that enables the device and operating system to communicate with each other
Device driver

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