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A(n) ________ consists of a series of related instructions, organized for a common purpose, that tells the computer what tasks to perform and how to perform them.
program (or software)
Each time you start a computer or mobile device, the operating system is ________ (copied) from the computer's hard disk or mobile device's storage media into memory.
A(n) ________ gives authors, artists, and other creators of original work exclusive rights to duplicate, publish, and sell their materials.
________ typically is optional and usually involves submitting your name and other personal information to the software manufacturer or developer.
Software registration
When you ________ a project, you enter text or numbers, insert images, and perform other tasks using a variety of input methods, such as a keyboard, a mouse, touch, or voice.
When users ________ a project, they change its appearance.
A single ________ is about 1/72 of an inch in height.
Bold, italic, underline, and color are examples of ________ .
font styles
________ software is an application that allows users to create and manipulate documents containing mostly text and sometimes
word processing
A feature, called ________ , allows users to type words in a paragraph continually without pressing the ENTER key at the end of each line.
A ________ is a request for specific data from the database.
A software ________ is a collection of individual applications available together as a unit.
Project ________ software is an application that allows a user to plan, schedule, track, and analyze the events, resources, and costs of a project.
________ software provides standard contracts and documents associated with buying, selling, and renting property; estate planning; marriage and divorce; and preparing a will or living trust.
________ software is an application that enables designers to create sophisticated publications that contain text, graphics, and many colors.
Desktop publishing
Illustration software is another name for ________ software.
When you purchase a digital camera, it usually includes ________ software.
photo editing
________ software allows users to combine text, graphics, audio, video, and animation in an interactive application.
Multimedia authoring
________ typically consists of self-directed, self-paced instruction about a topic.
Computer-based training
________ software writes text, graphics, audio, and video files on a recordable or rewritable disc.
Disc burning
A computer ________ is a potentially damaging computer program that affects a computer negatively by altering the way the computer works without the user's knowledge or permission.
A ________ resides in active memory and replicates itself over a network to infect computers and devices, using up the system resources and possibly shutting down the system.
A(n) ________ protects a computer against viruses by identifying and removing any computer viruses found in memory, on storage
antivirus program
A(n) ________ is a program, usually included with an operating system, that attempts to locate a file on your computer or mobile device based on criteria you specify.
search tool
A(n) ________ is a tool that reorganizes the files and unused space on a computer's hard disk so that the operating system accesses data more quickly and programs run faster.
disk defragmenter