Utility System

Utility System
Examples
Backup Utility
copy files
back up files
compress / shrink the files during back up
process
selected files
entire hard disk to another sotorage medium
CD
DVD
external hard disk
tape
USB flash drive
Screen Saver
display device's screen
show a moving image or blank screen
if no keyboard or mouse activity occurs
Examples
Uninstaller
removes programs
deletes files and folders from the hard disk
removes program entries form the system files
Disk Scanner
search / remove unnecessary files
WINDOWS VISTA
disk scanner utility
Disk Cleanup
Disk Defragmenter
recognizes files
recognizes unused space on a computer's hard
disk
Diagnostic Utility
compiles technical information
prepares a report outlining any identified
problems
Examples
File Manager
performs functions related to file management
organizing files in folder
copying
renaming
deleting
moving
sorting
Folder
a specific named location on a storage medium
contains related documents
Search Utility
locate a file based on criteria
word/s contain in a file
date created or modified
size of the file
location of file
file name
author/artist
other similar properties
look through
documents
pictures
music
other files
Image Viewer
display
copy
print
Personal Firewall
detects / protects personal computer
Utility Program / Utility
type of system software
perform maintenancetype tasks
Functions
i) managing files
ii) search files
iii) view images
iv) secure computer from unauthorized access
v) uninstall programs
vi) scan disks
vii) defragment disks
viii) back up files / disks
ix) set up screen savers
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