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Final Part 2

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