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Hardware and software User requirements S/W H/W Other RAM Hard disk CPU Records of bookings Microsoft Office: * Database 128 MB Min 30 MB 170 MHz Off-the-shelf Records of drivers Microsoft Office: * Database 128 MB Min 30 MB 170 MHz Off-the-shelf Records of cars Microsoft Office: * Database 128 MB Min 30 MB 170 MHz Off-the-shelf Invoices Microsoft Office: * Spreadsheet 32MB Up to 350Mb 450 MHz Off-the-shelf Accounts Microsoft Office: * Database * spreadsheet * 128 MB * 32MB * Min 30 MB * Up to 350Mb * 170 MHz * 450 MHz _ Letters, price lists and other documents Microsoft Office: * Database * spreadsheet * 128 MB * 32MB * Min 30 MB * Up to 350Mb * 170 MHz * 450 MHz _ Ensuring security and safety Security Software _ _ _ This depends on the size of the software and the type of software you will choose. Letterhead Microsoft Office: * Word 150MB Up to 350Mb 233 MHz Off-the-shelf Operating System Windows XP pro 256 MB 1.5 GB 500 MHz _ TOTAL _ 1136 MB 3050 MB 1933 MHz _ Records of bookings and the cars assigned: I prefer using Microsoft Access to produce a database for this particular requirement rather than producing a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel because it's very difficult to use with a massive amount of formulae and codes. ...read more.

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Other documents can be created using a database when making a good quality reports. I chose Microsoft Word for making letters because it's an appropriate software and it is also very popular. It's popular because more people know how to use it and it is also easy to use as I want to make it as simple as possible for the user of Care Hire. Ensuring security and safety: For ensuring security and safety for Car Hire Company I chose security software because it's an appropriate software. I chose this software because it's the most suitable software for this specific part as it contains everything required like creating a password and also a security system in order to get Car Hire Company the best security system that is provided. It's also checks whether all details entered are correct. Letterhead: I think that the best software when creating a letterhead is Microsoft Word because it provides many features like a graph, picture and table can be inserted. A background and foreground colour can be chosen and applied which could improve the house style and its appearance. Features like adding a logo and a graphic could improve it as well which will make the appearance look interesting, attractive and eye catching. Operating System: Operating systems provide a software platform on top of which other programs, called application programs, can run. ...read more.

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The data is organized in cells. Formulae can access one cell at a time. Use of memory It Uses both RAM and hard drive memory. Data and calculations are RAM. Reports each field can be placed anywhere on the form, and used many times. It is easy to combine data from more than one table into one report. A report can be made as a table with spreadsheet but this can look less professional. Calculations Limited calculations done in forms or reports. Many calculations which can be setup easily and quickly. Charts There are some selections but Limited in comparison to spreadsheet. Many charts and graphs can be made. Easy to setup and change. Queries Very complex queries can be performed on one or more tables. Limited in comparison to spreadsheet especially with multiple tables. The type of computer that I would recommend for Car Hire Company must run an off-the shelf software like Microsoft Office (Access, Excel) because it will suit the company's requirements. The hardware RAM must be at least 1136 Mb, the hard disk should be at least 3.1 GB and the CPU must be 2000 MHz. I think that these numbers and sizes will make Car Hire Company user able to run all the applications needed easily and quickly which could save him a huge amount of time as it's not very complicated to use. ?? ?? ?? ?? 1 ...read more.

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