3. Category Size Users Price
4. DOS and GUI
5. To open a Microsoft DOS command prompt shell window, first click the
Start menu at the lower-left of your computer's desktop and select
Then if you are using Windows XP or Vista, type "cmd" (without the
quotation marks) into the Run box and click "OK".
Otherwise, type "command" (without the quotation marks) into the Run
box and click "OK".
6. ◦ Office winword
◦ Calculator calc
◦ Time time
◦ Notepad notepad
7. GUI – Graphical User Interface
8. Go to Start Menu – Control Panel
◦ System Folder
◦ Taskbar and Start Menu
◦ Scroll bars
◦ Status Bars
◦ Minimize, Restore, and Close
Software may come on a CD or DVD, or as a Web
Today’s software is generally comprised of many
Installing software places the files in appropriate
folders on your hard disk
18. Download winzip100.exe file from Manhattan.
Install executable file.
Watch as the “wizard” installs all the files needed to
run the software program.
Uninstall routines delete the software’s files from
the various folders on your computer’s hard disk
A copyright is a form of legal protection that
grants the author of an original “work” exclusive
◦ Copyright notice
Software licenses define the ways in which you
may use a computer program
A EULA (end-user license agreement) is
displayed on-screen when you first install software
Different types of software licenses
◦ Commercial software
◦ Open source
◦ Public domain
Microprocessors understand only machine
A compiler translates high-level language
instructions to object code (machine language
An interpreter converts high-level
instructions into machine
language instructions while the
program is running.
An interpreted program runs
more slowly than a compiled
program because the translation
process happens while the
program is running.
25. Google Earth
◦ Select Download button
◦ Save .exe file to desktop
◦ Install software program
26. Install the application, Google Earth.
◦ Click on the installer and select, Run.
Observe the many files that need to be installed.
Open the Google Earth folder in the program
folder in the C Drive.
◦ What type of files were installed?
27. What is a computer?
How is an input device different from an output
What are 5 common storage devices?
How is hardware different from software?