This student workbook is ideal for students, non-specialist teachers, NQTs any anyone who wants to learn more about systems software to gain confidence in the OCR GCSE (9-1) in Computer Science (J276) “1.6 Systems Software” specification. Can be used in the classroom as a teaching aid, for self-study or as a revision tool.


This 17-page PDF which covers the theory and includes ready-to-use tasks and even includes the answers.


Table of Contents:

  • The purpose and functionality of systems software
  • Provides an interface for computer users
  • Allocating system resources
  • Operates and controls the computer hardware
  • Disk and file management
  • Operating Systems
  • User Interface
  • Command Driven Interface
  • Graphical User Interface
  • Memory management / multitasking
  • Peripheral management and drivers
  • User Management
  • File Management
  • Utility system software
  • Encryption software
  • Defragmentation
  • Data Compression
  • The role and methods of backup

OCR Systems Software Workbook

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