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ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT PREPARATION AND MANAGEMENT
ASSIGNMENT 2

Name: Willy Brown
School: Vere Technical High School
Form: 5
Class: 11 Business 1
Teacher: V. Mills
WHAT IS THE DIFFRENCE BETWEEN OPERATING SYSTEM AND APPLICATION SOFTWARE?

An Operating System (OS) is a collection of software that manages computer hardware resources and provides common services for computer programs. The operating system is a vital component of the system software in a computer system. Application programs require an operating system to function.

An Application Software, also known as an application or an app, is computer software designed to help the user to perform specific tasks. Examples include enterprise software, accounting software, office suites, graphics software and media players. Many application programs deal principally with documents.

WHAT IS THE MOST COMMON OPERATING SYSTEM AND THE MOST COMMON APPLICATION SOFTWARE?

Operating System
The two most commonly used operating systems are Windows XP and Windows Vista. If you consider all versions of Windows to be the same product, then the most know about operating systems are windows and mac OS X but Linux is used more than mac.So the two most used operating systems are windows and mac. Microsoft even said that Linux is more of a threat than mac.

Application Software
Microsoft Office suite, in particular Word is very widely used. Other common applications on personal computers are Adobe Photoshop, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Sahara. Increasingly, software is being run on remote servers - there are network version of some of Microsoft Office, but services such as Facebook, Twitter and so on are application programs that run, largely, on remote servers.

WHAT IS THE DIFFRENCE BETWEEN COMMUNICATION DEVICES AND COMMUNICATION MEDIA?

Communication Media and Communication Devices deliver messages to a receiver or audience. Communication media can be referred to as "media" because a common definition for...
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