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3 © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2002 Objectives System software Programs, Functions, Categories Utilities Device drivers Language translators
3 © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2002 Systems Software Behind the scenes activities Designed to handle –Technical details –Where programs stored –How commands executed –Where files saved –How output handled
3 © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2002 Four Kinds of Programs Operating system Utilities Device drivers Language translators
3 © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2002 Operating Systems –Coordinates resources –Provides user interface –Run applications
3 © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2002 Categories of OS Hundreds of operating systems Three basic categories –Embedded – hand-held –Network OS – linked computers –Stand-alone OS – desktop
3 © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2002 Major OS Windows – 80% of market Mac OS – powerful and easy to use UNIX – network; originally designed for Web LINUX – non proprietary; free off Web
3 © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2002 Utilities –Hard disk crashes –Antivirus programs –Computer freeze-ups –Decrease operation slow- downs
3 © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2002 Essential Utilities Troubleshooting Antivirus Uninstall Backup File compression
3 © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2002 Utility Suites Norton McAfee DataFellows
3 © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2002 Device drivers Specialized programs Loaded into memory each time Add new device: install device driver
3 Language translators programming language into computer language
3 © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2002 A Look to the Future IBM concentrating research efforts on eLiza: –Handle time-consuming maintenance –Create complex infrastructure Self-maintaining servers –Able to care for themselves
3 © The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. 2002 Questions / Comments Thank U
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Learning Outcomes At the end of this lesson, students should be able to: State the types of system software – Operating system – Utility system Describe.
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