Flashcards in ms windows Deck (25):
software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services
a master program for a computer that manages the computer’s internal functions and provides you with a means to control the computer’s operations
Examples of OS
UNIX, OS/2, MS DOS
include a desktop background, a screen saver, sounds & designs to
personalize your desktop
contains pinned and recent files. Easy way
to open files, documents and pictures from the taskbar.
Take a quick look at open files (helpful when you have
several minimized files open in one program)
Use when you have many open windows on your desktop. This feature will
minimize all windows except the one you ------
Ways to arrange open files and folders on your desktop. Fills up half of the
desktop with your program window. Good option for when you want to copy files from
USB to drive G or when you want to compare files.
: Gadgets, such as Weather or CPU meter can be
placed on your desktop.
(virtual storage folders
used to bring together files from many
different locations. They are still in multiple locations but libraries make it look like one
location. Can use folders from drive C and external drives.
Documents, Music, Pictures & Videos
used to make screen shots or to crop a portion of your screen:
application that lets you post sticky notes to your
set of free programs that allow you to create and share
movies, share photos online, chat using Instant Messenger & create a blog. Can
download the free program suite from the Microsoft site.
Windows Live Essentials:
: use to track security and maintenance needs
free anti-malware software to help protect your
computer. This free download is available from the Microsoft site.
Windows Security Essentials:
Windows 7 is available in
32-bit and 64-bit version
the standard, single user operating system of IBM compatible computers
the central location for most of the hardware and software system settings.
a way of organizing files in the hard disk
Instantly arrange two windows exactly side by side.
Scan through open files to find just what you're looking for.
Live Taskbar Previews
Share files, music—even printers—in just four clicks.
Keep programs and files handy: pin them to the taskbar or Jump Lists.