Introduction to Computer Applications Homework 1due Friday February 1 , 2013 Before Midnight

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School of Math
ematics
, Science and Technology

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Elizabeth City State University


Introduction to computer Applications

GE 111

Introduction
to
Computer
Applications
Home
w
ork

1
:
due
Friday

February 1
st
,

201
3

Before Midnight

All work must be submitted through blackboard
on the link provided
.

NOTE: YOU CAN WORK IN

A
GROUP

OF TWO PEOPLE IF YOU WANT BUT FOR ONLY THIS
HW1. FOR HW2 TO HW5 ARE INDIVIDUAL WORK NOT GROUP
.


Must
provide all references for your work


NOTE
: For questions that require
you to provide screen capture the instruction will vary
from computer to computer:

a.
F
or example if you are using a normal P
ersonal
C
omputer,

press
Alt+Print Screen

button to capture

the screen then open word document to paste what you have pasted.

b. for Laptop you may press
Alt+Print Screen

button or
Alt+
Fn_+
Pr
t
Sc

butto
n or

Fn_+
Pr
t
Sc

button to capture the screen then open word document to paste what you have
pasted.

c.
In the

WC 106 LAB press
ALT+FN+SHIFT+F11
. All these 4 keys to capture the screen

then open word document to paste what you have pasted.



1.

[
2
pts
]
What is difference between Internet Explorer and Window Explorer?

2.

[
3

pts.
]

List the minimum requirement for the
following operating system to run

a.

Window
7
CPU

that runs at _______ GHz
and has

_______ GB
of RAM
.

b.

Window
Vista
CPU

that runs at _______
M
Hz
and has

_______
M
B of RAM.

c.

Window
XP
CPU

that runs at _______
M
Hz
and has

_______
M
B of RAM.


3.


[
3 pts.]

List

at least four
different
browsers available to go to Internet.

4.

[
2 pts.]

List the different types of Drives available on your computer and its main purpose (
Copy the screen
capture that shows drives as a proof. Paste the screen capture in word document.
).

5.

[
3

pts.]

What is Operating System? Name the operating system on your computer (
Copy the screen
capture that shows
operating system

as a proof. Paste the screen capture in word document.
).

6.

[2 pts.]

What is the amount of available space

on your hard drive
?
How

much
space

have you u
sed

so far
?
And total capacity/size on
your hard drive?
(
Copy the screen capture that shows
used space, free space
and capacity

as a proof. Paste the screen capture in word document.
)?

7.

[2 pts.]
Name the processor type on your computer

(
Copy the screen capture that shows
processor,
Memory (
RAM) and Computer Name

as a proof. Paste the screen capture in word document.
).

8.

[2 pts.]
Name the window product
ID on

your computer (
Copy the screen capture that shows
window
product ID
as a proof. P
aste the screen capture in word document.
).

9.

[3 pts.]
Name the domain/Workgroup setting on your computer. What is the purpose or application use of it.
(
Copy the screen capture that shows
domain

as a proof. Paste the screen capture in word document.
).

10.

[10 pts.]
List all the device managers on your computer (
Copy the screen capture that shows
Device
manager

as a proof. Paste the screen capture in word document.
).


2

11.

[
6

pts.]
In the control panel
of
Window

7

items, there is
Regional and Language
. Search on i
nternet and
explain the purpose of Regional and Language setting on the computer.

See the screen
-

capture

below
.



12.

[5 pts
.
]
List and Describe the Components of a Computer.

13.

[4 pts.]
How Is System Software Different from Application Software?

give
example
for each

14.


[
2 pts
.
]

What is the difference between an Icon and mouse Pointer?

15.

[
1
0 pts
.
]
Matching the terms with their definitions.

_____ 1.
Processor




a. interprets and carries out basic instructions that operate a computer

_____ 2.
Storage

device


b.
ca
rries

out the instructions in a computer program

_____ 3.
Online

social network

c. combines text, graphics, audio, and video into one application

_____ 4.
Application

software

d. programs designed to make users more productive and/or assist them
with pers
onal

tasks

_____ 5.
Install




e. a system that attempts to imitate the behavior of the human brain

_____ 6.
Execute



f. mobile device on which you can store, organize, and play digital media

_____ 7.
Portable

media player

g. online community that
encourages members to share their interests,
ideas, stories, photos, music, and videos with other registered users

_____ 8.
Digital

camera

h. set up software to work with a computer and other hardware
components

_____ 9.
Multimedia


i. device that allows
users to take pictures and store the photographed
images

digitally, instead of on traditional film

_____ 10.
Neural

network


j. records (writes) and/or retrieves (reads) items to and from storage media

16.

[
10

pts
.]

What is the difference between

the followin
g
:

a.

Processors and Memory Chips

b.

Folders and Files

c.

Print
-
Screen key
and Alt + Tab

d.

Home key and End key

e.

Status bar and task bar

17.

[
4

pts
.
]

What are cookies? List any advantages and disadvantages on your computer?

18.

[
4 pts
.
]

What is hyperlink? How do you
differentiate hyperlink from regular text?

19.

[4 pts
.
]
What Is a Network, and What Are Its Benefits?

20.

[4 pts
.
]
What is ARPANET
?

Is there a relationship between Internet and ARPANET?

21.

[
5

pts
.
]
Define personal computer.
When was first personal computer made? Who
made it? What was the
model?

22.

[
1
0

pts
.
]

Discuss the following as related to computer security issues:

Virus, Worms, Trojan, Spyware, and Adware