SP08_040_HardSoftwareTroubleshooting2 (2)

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Hardware & Software BSAD 040, Spring 2008 Adapted from slides by Thomas I. Chittenden
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Agenda ¢ Main Hardware Concepts ¢ ¢ Three Malicious Concepts ¢ ¢ Ways to keep your machine clean
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Homework Comments/Suggestions ¢ Presentation Counts l Clearly Organize your Answers l Clearly Label your Answers ¢ Include your name, assignment title and date everywhere (ESPECIALLY Attachments) ¢ PROOF your work l Points may be lost based on your presentation quality. l Poor quality presentation may impair clarity and quality of the answer and score l Make sure what you submit contains your work!
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Hardware Basics - Memory ¢ Random access memory (RAM) l Volatile memory l Most easily Upgradeable ¢ Cache memory (RAM cache or CPU cache) ¢ Virtual memory (assigned HD space) ¢ Read-only memory (ROM) l BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) l Nonvolatile memory ¢ Complementary metal oxide semiconductor memory (CMOS) l Stores instructions for startup and locating what minimally is needed by the BIOS to load/configure the full OS
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Hard Disk Storage Device Read-write head Drive spindle
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New Perspectives on Microsoft Office 2007: 66 Storage Media l Tape l Floppy disk ¢ Optical storage device l CD, CD-R, CD-RW… l DVD, DVD-RW…
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New Perspectives on Microsoft Office 2007: 77 Storage Media ¢ Flash memory l Flash memory cards l USB flash storage device l USB drive (flash drive) ¢ ReadyBoost l Extra RAM Cache l “Double current RAM” l Why not an external hard drive? l More is not necessarily better…
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Backup Options ¢ Backup (File Manager’s Tools , Backup) l Full l Differential l Incremental ¢ External Hard Drive ¢ Jump Drive ¢ UVM Network Space ¢ Recordable CD or DVD ¢ On-Line Backup Space l http://mozy.com l What are some (dis)advantages of online b/up?
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Capacities for Data Storage ¢ Kilobyte (1x103) ¢ Megabyte (1X106)
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BSAD ECON 040 011 taught by Professor Boveemora during the Spring '08 term at Vermont.

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