not forget, whenever you look up information, you need to cite your sources! Please copy and paste the full URL of any
website you use in researching your answers to the following questions. If you
use your book, please place the page number from your book in parentheses next
to the answer.
Please note that the remaining Units are not Master Learning Units. Therefore, you will not have the opportunity
to resubmit the remaining assignments.
Please make sure that you put forth your best effort before making your
submission as you will only have one chance to submit your remaining
What is the
difference between operating software and application software?
different brands of operating system
example of each brand (i.e., Microsoft Windows XP – note, you may not use XP as
List the hard
disk space, RAM, and processor requirements of each example you listed above.
the basic functions of the operating system.
In your own words define virtual
memory and describe how it works.
Explain the differences between CD, DVD, and BD:
What is the storage capacity (range) of each medium. Remember to cite your
In your own words,
explain the difference between the laser in a BD Drive and a DVD or CD drive.
How does this affect the storage capacity of the disc? Remember to cite your
Project: In the past couple of units you learned about operating
system software and hardware. Review the Final
Project and consider the following:
Will you use
the same operating system software for all computers in the company? What
operating system software will you choose? (Remember to include the edition and
sites and select a computer system that is appropriate for the employees in
your company. If different groups have different requirements you may need to
choose more than one system (for instance, if your graphics group will require
different computers than your accountants). Copy and paste the specifications
for your computer choice.
Is the included
operating system appropriate for use on your company network? How do you know?