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What does user intreface do?
Allows the user to interact with the operating system
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Give two examples of user interface?
1-Graphical user interface 2-Command line interface
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What does memory management do?
Enables lots of programs to use memory without overwriting or corrupting each other
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What are peripheral devices?
Are those external to the computer like printers,scanners and keyboards
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What does the operating system do with peripherals?
Make sure peripherals can communicate with the rest of the computers software
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What does multi-tasking do?
Allows the computer to appear to run two programs simuntaneously,like writing an essay while listening to music
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What does the operating system do with multi-tasking?
The operating system shares the processor time between the programs
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What does security do?
Security makes sure that the users data and programs are protected.
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What are viruses?
Viruses are pieces of malware that create copies of themselves and spread across the computer
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What does ant-virus do?
Scans the computer to detect and remove quaritine viruses from a computer
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What does anti-spyware do?
It finds and removes malware which monitors your activity like the websites you visit
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What does a firewall do?
It sits between your computer and the network filtering in any incoming packets and connections and filtering out any malicious
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What is formatting?
Preparing the disk for initial use
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What does formatting do?
Wipes all the current content and partioning the disk into blocks ready to be written to
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What is file transfer?
File transfer is the
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Give two examples of user interface?

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What are peripheral devices?

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What does the operating system do with peripherals?

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