How Computers Work week2 assignment

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How Computers Work Jason Duquette IT/205 Tony Sines September 4, 2011
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Computer Software Is used to access computer hardware Software provides instructions that directs the computer’s work. System software and Application software are interrelated
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Operating System System software that manages and controls a computer’s activities Chief manager causing system to work on different tasks and users Generally can not be used with other operating systems
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PC and Server Operating Systems Windows family of operating systems (Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003) UNIX Linux Macintosh operating system Operating system controls the way users interact with the computer PC operating systems use a graphical user interface (GUI)
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The purpose of software The purpose of software is to aid in allowing the individual to accomplish
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Unformatted text preview: computer related tasks. System software Application software Application Software Word processing software Example is Microsoft Word, WordPerfect Spreadsheet software Example is Microsoft Excel Data management software Example is Microsoft Access Presentation graphics software Example is Microsoft PowerPoint and Lotus Freelance Graphics Web browser software Example is Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome Reference page Laudon, J. P., & Laudon, K. C. (2008). Laudon, J. P., & Laudon, K. C. (2008). Essentials of Management Information Essentials of Management Information Systems Systems (8 (8 th th edition). Upper Saddle River edition). Upper Saddle River NJ: Prentice Hall. NJ: Prentice Hall....
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2011 for the course TECH 205 taught by Professor Spikes during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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