Computer Software Lecture 5: System Software

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What is the primary focus of system software?

Handling technical details related to using a computer

Which of the following is NOT included in system software?

Application software

What type of programs are considered as system software?

Device drivers and utility programs

What is the main function of an operating system?

Controlling and managing computer hardware and software resources

What does system software work with to handle technical details?

Computer hardware, end users, and application software

What are the key features of mobile operating systems according to the text?

Controlling and protecting tablets and cell phones

What is the term for starting or restarting a computer?

Cold boot

Which type of operating system is designed for a specific application and controls smart watches, smart phones, video game systems, and small electronic devices?

Embedded operating systems

Which type of operating system is designed to run on a network server to coordinate all communications between other computers?

Network operating systems

What do most operating systems use to store data and programs in a system of files and folders?

Files and folders

Which is the most widely used personal computer operating system?

Windows

What is the term for running more than one program at the same time?

Multitasking

Which type of operating system is commonly used by individuals and designed to run only with Apple computers?

Mac OS

What are specialized programs used to make computing easier called?

Utility programs

What is the term for the graphical representation used by most operating systems and application programs?

Icons

Which type of operating system is an open-source, non-proprietary system that is a popular alternative to the Windows operating system?

LINUX

Which of the following is NOT considered as system software?

Application software

What is the primary function of device drivers in system software?

To enable communication between the operating system and hardware devices

In the context of computing, what does 'DR' stand for in 'Computer Software DR SAMAR HESHAM LECTURE # 5'?

Disaster Recovery

Which type of operating system is commonly used by individuals and designed to run only with Apple computers?

macOS

What do most operating systems use to store data and programs in a system of files and folders?

Hierarchical file systems

What are the key features of the operating systems that control tablets and cell phones?

Touchscreen optimization and mobile app support

What is the term for the software that manages computer resources and provides a user interface?

System software

Which type of operating system is designed for a specific application and controls smart watches, smart phones, video game systems, and small electronic devices?

Mobile operating systems

What is the term for the graphical representation used by most operating systems and application programs?

Icons

Which of the following is NOT included in system software?

Mobile operating systems

What do most operating systems use to store data and programs in a system of files and folders?

Files and folders

What is the term for starting or restarting a computer when it is already on and you restart it without turning off the power?

Warm boot

What is the primary focus of system software?

Managing computer resources

What type of programs are considered as system software?

Utility programs

What type of operating system is commonly used by individuals and designed to run only with Apple computers?

Mac OS

What does system software work with to handle technical details?

Hardware

Learn about the system software that keeps computers functioning effectively, including operating systems, utility programs, and device drivers. Understand the importance of protecting and maintaining your computer's system software. Join Dr. Samar Hesham's lecture to gain valuable insights into computer software.

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