Associate Level Material Appendix F Vocabulary Table Define five of the key terms listed in the following table: Term |Definition | |Windows | | |Processor | | |RAM |RAM is short for Random Access Memory and is a type of memory that is accessed | | |randomly.
This is the type of memory that most people are familiar with as it is| | |the type that you can buy and upgrade/replace in a computer. You can consider it| | |the main memory of a computer | |ROM |ROM is short for Read Only Memory and is memory that cannot be modified in any | | |way or even be deleted.
It is a permanent form of memory that’s generally used | | |to store instructions for the OS to communicate with the hardware | |Drives | | |Video systems | | |Pointing devices | | |Network card | | |User mode |The first of 2 modes that a processor runs in. User mode is when a processor | | |runs applications | |Kernel mode |The second of 2 modes that a processor runs in. Kernel mode is when a processor | | |runs core operating system components as opposed to User mode. |I/O manager | | |Process manager | | |IPC manager | | |Power manager | | |Windows manager | | |Object manager | | |Device driver | | |FAT |Short for File Allocation Table and is the original file system. It keeps track | | |of where data is stored on a disk. It supports files up to 2GB and hard disk | | |partitions up to 4GB | |FAT32 |FAT32 is the 32 bit version of the FAT file system. It increased the partition | | |size to 2TB and maximum file size to 4GB and has more safeguards. |NTFS | | |CDFS | | |Volumes | | |IPC | | |LPC | | |COM | | |Work groups | |Windows NT | | |Domain | | |Four domain models | | |Active directory | | |OU | | |Objects | | |Schema | | |Forest | | |User group | | |Group accounts | | |Home directories | | |User profiles | | |Global groups | | |Universal groups | | |Policies | | |Rights and permissions | | |Client software | | |TCP/IP | | |IPCONFIG | | |Share permissions | | |Event viewer | |