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1. What Is A Virus

  • A malware program that attaches itself to files and is designed to spread within a computer and to other computers, usually causing the computer to become unreliable.
  • A malware program that uses the resources of the computer in which it is installed to spread to other computers and cause the computers to become unreliable. (Unlike a virus, a worm does not attach itself to files.)
  • A malware program that runs silently on a user’s computer and enables another user to connect to the computer and take control of it.
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2. What Is Cache memory

  • A technology for storing data in an electronic format which is used for memory cards.
  • This is a buffer of memory in the processor that is used to store copies of items that are most often fetched from the memory, so that they can be fetched more quickly.
  • Memory that can be addressed and accessed directly by the processor.

3. What Is Adware

  • A program that repeatedly and disruptively displays advertisements on a user’s computer.
  • A malware program that uses the resources of the computer in which it is installed to spread to other computers and cause the computers to become unreliable. (Unlike a virus, a worm does not attach itself to files.)
  • A utility that searches for and removes any malware on a computer.

4. What Is System diagnosis utility

  • Systems software that performs a common maintenancece task.
  • A utility that scans the computer for common faults and problems and presents the results (and suggestions for the solution) to the user.
  • The tools provided by the operating system to allow the computer and the user to give instructions to the computer and receive and understand the results.

5. What Is Internal storage

  • Storage that is built into the main computer unit.
  • A device that is used to store data when it is not in use, including after the computer has been switch off.
  • Storage that works by storing the data in electronic circuits.

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