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Quiz 3 :

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Explain why you might want to locate the version number for a device driver.
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Device Number:
• Device manager accesses the device drivers and help to check the working condition of the device peripherals.
• Device manager tries to find whether the peripheral is working or not; and it also provides ease to change its settings.
• Device drivers when installed assign a device number to the peripheral. Therefore, Device Number is an identification of the device peripherals.
User compare the newly posted online device number with the system's or laptop device number to make sure the peripheral is working properly and to know whether the device driver is automatically updated or not.

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Your friend has an iPod touch that's loaded with all kinds of applications; but every time there's a software update, your friend grumbles about "redoing stuff." You guess that your friend's iPod is img .
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Self-installing executable file
Large files with.exe extensions are called as self-installing executable file. As soon as file is downloaded, the installation get automatically starts.
This file automatically unzips itself and starts the setup program , user only has to follow the setup program prompts to acknowledge the license agreement and complete the installation process.
Generally the viruses come with these self-installing executable files. Virus becomes active or starts execute as soon as user clicked on these files.
Therefore, the appropriate word to fill in the blank is installing.

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Describe the difference between uninstalling software on Macs and on Windows.
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Difference between the Un-installation process in Macintosh and Windows are tabled below:
img Table 1: Un-installation Process difference in Mac and Windows

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Read the license agreement in Figure and answer each of the questions in the corresponding figure caption. Figure When you read a software license agreement, look for answers to the following questions: ? Am I buying the software or licensing it? ? When does the license go into effect? ? Under what circumstances can I make copies? ? Can I rent the software? ? Can I sell the software? ? Does the software publisher provide a warranty? ? Can I loan the software to a friend? img
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Describe three ways that word processing software can help improve your writing.
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You're using an app on your iPhone to find the nearest bike repair shop. This img -based app works because it can triangulate your whereabouts based on the built-in GPS or your distance from nearby cell towers.
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Explain the purpose of a software patch and describe how it differs from a service pack.
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List seven categories of application software.
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List at least ten functions performed by utilities included with Windows and Mac operating systems.
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List at least six key features of presentation software.
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List and describe the two main types of files included in a local software installation.
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Imagine that you just purchased a new software package. You insert the distribution CD, but nothing happens. No problem-you can manually run the img program, which will start the install routine.
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Describe the difference between Web apps and mobile apps.
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Provide an example of an adaptive utility on the iPhone.
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Suppose that you've been hired to organize a professional skateboard competition. When you consider how you'll need to use computers, you realize that you must collect information on each competitor and keep track of every competitive event. With at least two types of related records, you'll probably need to use img software.
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Write a set of step-by-step instructions for installing software from a distribution CD, and another set of instructions for installing downloaded software.
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You're in the process of receiving some e-mail messages when your antivirus software displays an alert. You assume that it has discovered a virus img in an attachment for one of the e-mail messages. The message also states that the file has been img ; that is, moved to an area where it cannot cause more harm.
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You download an open source software program from the Web. You assume that the download includes the uncompiled img code for the program as well as the img version.
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Describe four ways to query a database.
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Draw a sketch of a simple worksheet and label the following: columns, rows, cell, active cell, values, labels, formulas, and Formula bar. Explain the difference between an absolute reference and a relative reference, giving an example of each.
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