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Objectives
• Understand Computers: Yesterday,
Toda...
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Understand Computers:
Yesterday, Today, and
Tomorr...
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Understand Computers:
Yesterday, Today, and
Tomorr...
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• GPS systems: Computing devices that
provide driv...
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Identify Computer
Fundamentals
• A computer is a e...
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Identify Computer
Fundamentals
• Input: The action...
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Use System Utilities
• Bad sector: Portion of the ...
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Use System Utilities
• Disk defragmentation progra...
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Use System Utilities
• Archive: Single file that ...
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Use System Utilities
• Safe mode: Operating mode ...
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Covered Objectives
• Understand Computers: Yester...
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  1. 1. All In One © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall 1 PowerPoint Presentation to Accompany GO! All In One Chapter 1 Computer History, Fundamentals, and Operating Systems
  2. 2. All In One © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall 2 Objectives • Understand Computers: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow • Identify Computer Fundamentals • Recognize Operating Systems and Their Functions • Utilize Standalone Operating Systems • Use System Utilities
  3. 3. All In One © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall 3 Understand Computers: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow • Word processor: An application used to create documents and automatically check spelling and grammar in a document • Internet: A connected system of computers used to search for information
  4. 4. All In One © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall 4 Understand Computers: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow • Online banking: An Internet application provided by a bank to conduct banking operations via the Internet • Online classes: Instruction offered over the Internet, using learning management software
  5. 5. All In One © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall 5 • GPS systems: Computing devices that provide driving directions from a current location to a destination entered • ATM: Automatic teller machine enabling financial transactions in public places • Mobile telephone: Telecommunication device with features such as Internet connectivity Understand Computers: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
  6. 6. All In One © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall 6 Identify Computer Fundamentals • A computer is a electronic device that performs the four basic operations that comprise the information processing cycle (IPOS): Input, Processing, Output, and Storage
  7. 7. All In One © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall 7 Identify Computer Fundamentals • Input: The action of entering data • Processing: The manipulation of the input data • Output: The display of the information • Storage: The action of saving information for later use
  8. 8. All In One © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall 8 Use System Utilities • Bad sector: Portion of the disk that is unable to store data reliably • Disk cleanup utility: Improves system performance and increases storage by removing files, but does not correct any problems
  9. 9. All In One © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall 9 Use System Utilities • Disk defragmentation program: Program that reorganizes data on the disk so that file pieces are reassembled as one chunk of disk space, which decreases search time • File compression utility: Enables the exchange of programs and data efficiently by reducing the size of a file
  10. 10. All In One © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall 10 Use System Utilities • Archive: Single file that contains two or more files stored in a compressed format along with additional information • Windows Update: Keeps the operating system up to date with fixes; also called service packs • Boot disk: A storage device
  11. 11. All In One © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall 11 Use System Utilities • Safe mode: Operating mode in which Windows loads a minimal set of drivers known to function correctly
  12. 12. All In One © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall 12 Covered Objectives • Understand Computers: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow • Identify Computer Fundamentals • Recognize Operating Systems and Their Functions • Utilize Standalone Operating Systems • Use System Utilities
  13. 13. All In One © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall 13 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the publisher. Printed in the United States of America. Copyright © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall

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