Jasmine Johnson

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Hi, my name is Jasmine Johnson

My favorite website is www.Google.com

I like to meet new people and travel the world & meet new people. One of my favorite cartoon characters is mickey mouse. Ggc.jpg

Keywords Definitions


You are supposed to make keywords definition for cha 2,3,4,5,7,9 -40

Keywords Definitions

  1. Accounting software- software that help small business owners manage their finances more efficiently by providing tools for tracking accounts receivable and accounts payable
  2. Application software-is a set of one or more programs designed to permit the user to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities.
  3. Audio editing software- is software which allows editing and generating of audio data. Audio editing software can be implemented completely or partly as library, as computer application, as Web application or as a loadable kernel module.
  4. Beta version- software still under development.
  5. Bloatware-software whose usefulness is reduced because of the excessive disk space and memory it requires.
  6. Computer-aided design (CAD)-software that enables users to create automated designs, technical drawings, and model visualizations.
  7. Copyright-the exclusive legal right, given to an originator or an assignee to print, publish, perform, film, or record literary, artistic, or musical material, and to authorize others to do the same.
  8. Course management software- is a general phrase used to describe a category of computer software designed to help streamline the complexity of large projects and tasks as well as facilitate team collaboration and project reporting.
  9. Custom installation
  10. Customer relationship management software (CRM) - is a category of enterprise software that covers applications and software to help businesses manage customer data and customer interaction
  11. Database software- is the phrase used to describe any software that is designed for creating databases and managing the information stored in them
  12. Desktop publishing software (DTP)-a software that allows you to incorporate and arrange graphics and text in your documents in creative ways.
  13. Digital video editing software- the process of editing and manipulating videos.
  14. Drawing/Illustration software-
  15. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software- that allows an organization to use a system of integrated applications to manage the business.
  16. Entertainment software- software category includes gaming, education, references, and drawing applications.
  17. Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB)-the self-regulatory body that developed a rating system that helps consumers choose the computer and video games that are right for families.
  18. Financial planning software- designed to help individuals manage finances and accounting needs. Types of financial software includes money management and tax software.
  19. Formula (in excel)-what is an equation that you build using addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, as well as values and cell references.
  20. Freeware- Web-site provides free ware offering a large variety of programs online.
  21. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  22. Full installation
  23. Image/Photo editing software
  24. Integrated help
  25. Integrated software application
  26. Macro-small programs that group a series of commands into a single command.
  27. Mapping program
  28. Multimedia software
  29. Online mapping service
  30. Open source software-software that is free to use on the condition that any changes you make to improve the source code also must be distributed for free.
  31. Personal Information Manager software (PIM)
  32. Presentation software
  33. Productivity software-software that includes word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, data base, and personal information manager programs.
  34. Program- provides a means for us to interact with and use the computer
  35. Project management software-helps managers easily create ans modify scheduling charts, plan and track specific task, and coordinate personnel resources.
  36. Proprietary software- a custom software application that is owned and controlled by the company that uses it.
  37. Shareware- software distributed for free but has certain conditions.
  38. Simulation program- The process of imitating a real phenomenon with a set of mathematical formulas. Advanced computer programs can simulate weather conditions, chemical reactions, atomic reactions, even biological processes.
  39. Software- Computer instructions or data. Anything that can be stored electronically is software. The storage devices and display devices are hardware
  40. Software as a Service (SaaS)
  41. Software license-is an agreement between you and the user, and the software on your machine, that you must accept before installing.
  42. Software piracy- The unauthorized copying of software. Most retail programs are licensed for use at just one computer site or for use by only one user at any time.
  43. Software suite
  44. Speech/voice recognition software
  45. Spreadsheet software- A table of values arranged in rows and columns. Each value can have a predefined relationship to the other values.
  46. System requirements- he hardware and software components of a computer system that are required to install and use software efficiently. The software manufacturer will list the system requirements on the software package.
  47. System software- helps run the computer and coordinate instructions between applications software and hardware
  48. Tax preparation software- is defined as a type of computer software designed to help individuals or companies prepare for and file income, corporate and similar tax returns.
  49. Template- Something that establishes or serves as a pattern for reference.
  50. vertical market software- is any software application that supports a specific business process and targets a smaller number of users with specific skill sets and job responsibilities within an organization
  51. Virtual reality program- An artificial environment created with computer hardware and software and presented to the user in such a way that it appears and feels like a real environment. To "enter" a virtual reality, a user dons special gloves, earphones, and goggles, all of which receive their input from the computer system.
  52. Web-based application software is a presentation, lecture, workshop or seminar that is transmitted over the Web.
  53. Web page authoring software- A category of software that enables the user to develop a Web site in a desktop publishing format.
  54. Wizard- Are step-by-step guides that will walk you through the necessary steps to complete a complicated task.
  55. Word processing software- is a term that means using a computer to create, edit, and print documents. Of all computer applications, word processing is the most common

Keyword Definitions Chp. 5

  1. Application programming interface (API)-
  2. Application software-is a set of one or more programs designed to permit the user to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities.
  3. Backup and restore utility- a backup, or the process of backing up, refers to the copying and archiving of computer data so it may be used to restore the original after a data loss event.
  4. Basic input/output system (BIOS)-is a active by powering on the cpu and checks that all attached devices are in place.
  5. Boot process
  6. Command-driven interface-Refers to programs and operating systems that accept commands in the form of special words or letters. In contrast, programs that allow you to choose from a list of options in a menu are said to be menu driven.
  7. Desktop- In graphical user interfaces, a desktop is the metaphor used to portray file systems. Such a desktop consists of pictures, called icons, that show cabinets, files, folders, and various types of documents
  8. Device driver
  9. Device manager-Device Manager is an OS feature that lets you view and change the properties of all devices attached to your computer.
  10. Disk cleanup-
  11. Disk defragmenter-arrages file fragments so they are located next to each other.
  12. Error-checking-Utility that checks the hard drive for unnecessary or damaged files.
  13. Extension-identiefies what kind of family of files a file belongs to or which application should be used to read a file.
  14. File allocation table (FAT)- Operating systems use FAT to locate files on a disk. Due to fragmentation, a file may be divided into many sections that are scattered around the disk.
  15. File compression utility-Removes redundaries in a file to reduce the file size
  16. File management- he system that an operating system or program uses to organize and keep track of files
  17. File path-
  18. Firmware Software (programs or data) that has been written onto read-only memory (ROM). Firmware is a combination of software and hardware. -
  19. Graphical user interface (GUI)-displayys graphics and uses the point and click method technology of the mouse and cusor, making the OS more user friendly.
  20. Icon- A small picture that represents an object or program
  21. Interrupt- A signal informing a program that an event has occurred.

Interrupt handler

  1. Kernel- The kernel is the central module of an operating system. It is the part of the operating system that loads first, and it remains in main memory
  2. Last known good configuration- In versions NT and later of the Windows operating system (OS), a copy of a system's hardware configuration and driver settings taken from the system's registry when the OS successfully boots.
  3. Library-A collection of files.

(2) In programming, a library is a collection of precompiled routines that a program can use.

  1. Linux-. A freely-distributable open source operating system that runs on a number of hardware platforms.
  2. Mainframe- A very large and expensive computer capable of supporting hundreds, or even thousands, of users simultaneously.
  3. Menu-driven interface-Refers to programs whose user interface employs menus. The antithesis of a menu-driven program is acommand-driven program.
  4. MS-DOS-example of a single user, single task operating system.
  5. Multitasking- The ability to execute more than one task at the same time, a task being a program.
  6. Multiuser/Network operating system-enables more than one user to access the computer system at one time by efficiently handling and priotizing multi user request.
  7. Operating system-
  8. Paging-A technique used by virtual memory operating systems to help ensure that the data you need is available as quickly as possible.
  9. Platform- the combination of an operating system and a processor
  10. Plug and play (PnP)-is a device such as a flash drive, mouse, keyboard, or digital camera that comes with the driver already installed in windows.
  11. Power-on self test (POST)- consist of a test on the video card and video memory, a BIOS identification process, and memory test to ensure that memory chipsare working properly.
  12. Preemptive multitasking- An icon on the Windows desktop that represents a directory where deleted files are temporarily stored. This enables you to retrieve files that you may have accidentally deleted.
  13. Real-time operating system (RTOS)- is an operating system that has been developed for real-time applications and typically used for embedded applications on a special-purpose computer with a limited set of functions determined by the hardware design.
  14. Recycle bin
  15. Restore point
  16. Ribbon
  17. Root directory-the c drive, or the top of the filing structure of the computer system
  18. Safe mode- A specific way for the Windows operating system to load when there is a system-critical problem interfering with the normal operation of Windows. Safe mode allows the user to troubleshoot the operating system to determine what is not functioning properly.
  19. Sector
  20. Server- A computer or device on a network that manages network resources.
  21. Single-user, multitasking operating system
  22. Single-user single task operating system
  23. Source code- Program instructions in their original form. The word source differentiates code from various other forms that it can have.
  24. Spooler- A program that controls spooling -- putting jobs on a queue and taking them off one at a time. Most operating systems come with one or more spoolers, such as a print spooler for spooling documents.
  25. Swap/Page file
  26. System files- what are the main files of the operating system.
  27. System restore-Utility that can be used to roll back to a past configuration.
  28. System software- The operating system and all utility programs that manage computer resources at a low level.
  29. Task manager utility
  30. Task scheduler utility
  31. Thrashing-
  32. Toolbar-A series of selectable buttons in a GUI that give the user an easy way to select desktop, application or Web browser functions. Toolbars are typically displayed as either a horizontal row or a vertical column around the edges of the GUI where they are visible while the application is in use.
  33. Track-A ring on a disk where data can be written. A typical floppy disk has 80 (double-density) or 160 (high-density) tracks
  34. UNIX-A popular multi-user, multitasking operating system developed at Bell Labs in the early 1970s
  35. User interface-The junction between a user and a computer program. An interface is a set of commands or menus through which a user communicates with a program.
  36. Utility program
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