• Beta software are apps that are still under development but are
released to the public to gather feedback on design features and errors.
Objective 4.11 Explain how software licenses function.
• A software license, also known as an End User License Agreement
(EULA), is an agreement between you, the user, and the software company
who owns the software.
• When you purchase software, you’re actually purchasing the license
to use it and therefore must abide by the terms of the licensing agreement
you accept when installing the program.
• Software licenses permit installation on a specific number of devices.
Objective 4.12 Describe how to ensure software you purchase will work on
• Before installing software on your computer, ensure that your system
setup meets the system requirements.
• System requirements specify the minimum recommended standards
for the operating system, processor, primary memory (RAM), and hard drive
Objective 4.13 Describe how to install and uninstall software.
• When installing software, you’re often given the choice between a full
(typical) or custom installation.
• When uninstalling software, it’s best to use the uninstall feature that
comes with the operating system. To uninstall an app in Windows 10, on the
Start menu, select All apps, then right-click the app and select Uninstall.