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Software& - Click to edit Master subtitle style Chapter 4 Software& Hardware Today’s Objectives&#2 Know the three types of software and

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/7/09 Chapter 4 Software & Hardware 5/7/09 Today’s Objectives  Know the three types of software and examples of each.  Understand how ASCII is used to represent characters.  Know terminology necessary to be an intelligent consumer of hardware products. 5/7/09 Types of Software  Application Software › Office › Browser › Email › Games › Peachtree  System Software › Operating System › Programming Languages › CASE Tools  Firmware 5/7/09 Types of Operating Systems  Single-user › Windows Vista (Microsoft) › Leopard (Apple) › Linux (open source)  Multi-user › Windows Server › VMS › Unix 5/7/09 Benefit of Operating Systems  Allocates the limited capacity of the system to the greatest good of all the users and applications  Gives you a way to make changes to how the device works › serve a variety of purposes › interact with users in more complicated ways 5/7/09...
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2008 for the course ACIS 1504 taught by Professor Jmlacoste during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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Software& - Click to edit Master subtitle style Chapter 4 Software& Hardware Today’s Objectives&#2 Know the three types of software and

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