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Chapter 7 study guide Part 1

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What type of software is used to control a computer?Operating system
What is the name of the interface that uses graphics as compared to a command-driven interface?GUI
The _________ is the initial screen that is displayed when an OS has a GUI interface loaded.Desktop
Apps that offer continuous real-time updates on the Windows 8 modern interface are referred to by what term?Live tiles
The ________ appears on the right side of any Windows 8 screen when you move your pointer to a right corner.Charms Bar
The ability to snap a page to the left or right side of the screen so a second page can share the screen is a function of what feature?Side-by-side Apps
What part of the Windows display shows information about open programs and provides quick access to others?task bar
What GUI element is usually on the right side of the taskbar and displays open services?System Tray
What two methods can be used to access items in the Quick Launch menu? (Select 2)Press Win+X on the keyboard to access the Quick Launch menu from anywhere and Right click the Start button, select an item from the Quick Launch menu
What is the name for the 3D user interface provided by Windows 7 and Vista?Aero
A _______ is a mini-app that provides information such as the time, date, news headlines, or weather.Gadget
In Windows 7, a collection of folders can be organized into conveniently accessed shortcuts known by what term?Library
What term describes one or more characters following the last period in a filename, such as .exe, .txt, or .avi?file extension
A __________ creates a folder with a .zip extension and Windows treats it more like a file than a folder.Compressed Folder
What is another name for several small utility programs that are found in the Control Panel?applets
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