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Progress Checklist


Course

Higher Computing

Unit

Computer Systems


7:

Systems Software


Systems Software

Keyterms

Understand

Description of the function of a
bootstrap loader



Bootstrap loader


Description and exemplification of
the main functions of a
single user
operating system:

Interpreting users commands, file
management, memory
management, input/output
management, resource allocation,
managing processes



File management



Memory management



I/O management



Resource allocation



Kernel






Utility Progr
ams




Definition of a utility program



Description of utility programs
(including virus checker, disk
editor and defragmenter)



Virus checker



Disk editor



Defragmenter






Graphic File Formats




Description of the standard file
formats for graphics
files: jpeg, gif,
TIFF



JPEG



GIF



TIFF






General




Description of a suitable selection
of software to support typical tasks
including production of a
multimedia catalogue, setting up a
LAN in a school, development of a
school website