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Computer Basics 69

The CPU (central processing unit) houses all of the important computer components. Tower Case
A place to insert CDs. CD-ROM or CD Drive
Many computers now have __-__ Drives instead of a CD-ROM Drives. CD-RW (RW stands for ReWritable)
Some new computers have a ___ drive instead of a CD-ROM or CD-RW. DVD
There are several ways to get new information or _____ into a computer. Input
The two most common ways are to input new information are the ________ and _____. Keyboard, Mouse
The keyboard has __________ and special commands. Characters (letters, numbers, and punctuation marks)
The mouse has a special ball that allows you to roll it around on a pad or desk to move the ______ around the screen. Cursor
A ________ allows you to move your finger across a pressure sensitive pad and press to click. Touchpad
A _______ copies a picture or document into the computer. Scanner
You can input photographs into a computer with a ______ ______. Digital camera
A pressure sensitive pad that is plugged into the computer. When you draw on the tablet with the special pen, the drawing appears on the screen. Graphics tablet
Devices that display information in a way that you can you can understand. Output devices
The most common output device is the _______. Monitor
________ are output devices that allow you to hear sound from your computer. Speakers
A _______ takes what you see on the computer screen and ______ it on paper. Printer, prints
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