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Can you name 3 types of operating software?
microsoft, snow leopard, android.
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What does device driver software do?
it handles requests between a computer and a connected device.
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What allows a laptop or a pc to connect to a network?
a network interface card (NIC).
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What are data packets?
in order for data to be shared throughout a network it is split up into little chunks also known as data packets which are sent on different routes but to the same destination.
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Can you name 2 advantages of using networks?
able to share files with eachother, communication, profile checks
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Can you name 2 disadvantages with using networks?
expensive hardware, risk of viruses, specialist staff often required.
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What is a bus network?
a bus network is where all workstations anf orinters etc are connected to one wire and there is a 'bus' at each end as a terminator to stop the signals bouncing back.
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What is the diference between a wired connection and a wrieless connection?
wired connection is much faster and much more secure as there is no risk of hackers intercepting data.
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What is a modem?
a modem allows a computer to connect to the internet over a telephone line.
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What does WAP mean?
Wireless access point.
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What are the 2 main types of network?
client server network and peer 2 peer network.
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What network is more secure peer 2 peer or client server?
client server because peer 2 peer has no central control over security.
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What does device driver software do?

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it handles requests between a computer and a connected device.

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What allows a laptop or a pc to connect to a network?

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What are data packets?

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Can you name 2 advantages of using networks?

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