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Thunderbird email and openoffice open source software

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Thunderbird email, and OpenOffice) open source software promotes user modification, peer review, free distribution and copying. 72. Public Doman software - is NOT copyrighted and can be copied without fear 73. Freeware – software that IS copyrighted but is available for free 74. Site Licenses – allow software to be used on all computers at a specific location 75. Pirated software – software obtained illegally (pirated software can be downloaded from the web, copied from a friend, or purchased in a foreign country) 76. Tutorial – program or instruction book that helps the user learn how to use through a series of steps 77. Wizard – interactive computer utility – asks the user questions to guide the user through a task (i.e.: printer setup) 78. Importing data – copying data from excel and pasting it in word is importing 79. Desktop – systems main interface screen, feature of the GUI and is found in OS software like MAC OS and MS Windows 80. Desktop Icons – small icons on the desktop. (trash can for recycle bin) part of GUI 81. Desktop Widgets – appears in the specialized utility that displays information (i.e.: clock, calendar, radio, etc) 82. Productivity Software – designed to help people work more efficiently (i.e.: word processing, spreadsheets, presentation and desktop publishing) 83. Clip Art – collection of photos and drawings designed to be inserted in documents
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84. Groupware – software that allows several people to collaborate on projects over a network – over a LAN or the internet (i.e.: meeting scheduling software) 85. Newsgroup – forums, electronic bulletin boards, discussions on specific topics 86. Windows Registry – a database that maintains a record of installed software and peripheral devices, preferences and settings 87. Computer Resource – any component required to perform work, CPU, RAM, storage space and peripherals 88. Task Manager – a list of active processes (in Windows OS ctrl, alt, del keys) 89. Microsoft Windows - is the operating system installed on more than 80% of the world’s computers, bestselling – Microsoft’s biggest weakness are Reliability and Security 90. Mac OS X – was rewritten for INTEL architecture in 2006, has a reputation for being easy to use, reliable and secure, includes a UNIX-based kernel which reduces the number of errors and glitches, also stronger security 91. Virtual Machine – technology that allows users to simulate the hardware and software of one computer architecture on another (example: would be to run Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux all on the same machine using virtual machine software) 92. Disk Partition – a section of hard drive that is treated as separate storage unit (Example: drive C might contain operating system, and an additional partition drive D could contain applications and data) 93. File Extension – optional file identifier that is separated from the main file name by a period. (i.e.: .doc, .exe, .pdf, .gif, and .mp3) 94. Database – collection of interrelated files organized according to common elements to simplify retrieval, databases use structured files to organize data (uniform format) 95. Relational Database – most common type of database used on PCs, organized into related tables, organized
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