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Week 1 Vocabulary

QuestionAnswer
Activation key Combonation of letters/numbers use must enter before using software
Adapter card Adds additional functions to a computer by plugging into motherboard.
Application software Help users complete tasks on personal computers.
Byte Basic measurement unit - equivalent to one character of text
Download Transfer of file from Internet to your computer.
Grafical User Interface (GFI) Manipulation of computer system with graphics instead of typed demands.
Hard disk drive Permanent storage.
Hardware Physical parts of a computer.
Input device Provides information for the computer process.
Memory Card Data storage device.
Motherboard Large circuit board.
Network Group of connected computers.
Operating System System software provided by manufacturer.
Presentation application Program that allows users to create a show to display for an audience.
Processor Center where all information is processed.
Random Access Memory Temporary storage.
Server Host computer that delivers web pages and other applications to your browser.
Software Program that is not physical device.
Software Upgrade New feature added to a software program that a developer releases.
Spreadsheet application Allows users to create worksheets with data in rows and columns.
Storage device Keeps information, even when computer is off.
Utility program Maintains the system for maximum performance.
Word processing Allows a user to create documents with texts.
Browsing Performing a search of online categories.
Citation A quote from a larger work.
Credibility Whether or not a source provides reliable, accurate information, checked and verified by experts.
Domain Name IP address
e-commerce Buying and selling of good online.
Home Page Describes site's purpose / provides navigational structure.
Internet Service Provider (ISP) Company that sells internet connectivity.
Keyword A term or group of terms used to find information on the web.
Malware Independent program that infects a computer's files and programs.
Netiquette Informal rules of behavior.
New media Content not traditionally delivered in digital form that is now found online.
Phishing Using spam e-mail to elicit a response.
Rootkit Virus that attacks a computer's internal storage system.
Search Engine Automated database that delivers a list of links as a response to a specific keyword.
Social Engineering Manipulating a person into providing sensitive information online.
Social Networks Online community.
Trojan Horse Computer virus disguised as a normal program.
World Wide Web Collection of internet sites.
Central Processing Unit (CPU) Main computer system - carries out functions.
Context-Sensitive Command Shortcut menu choices (right click).
Dialog Box Window that appears during the use of a computer application.
Format Painter Provides access to document formatting styles.
Function Key F1 - F12 (provide shortcuts)
Key Tips Uses keyboard keys instead of a mouse to switch tabs or activate commands.
Menu Graphical collection of options (desktop).
Microsoft Access Database creation and management program.
Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet program.
Microsoft Office 2010 Suite
Activation key Combonation of letters/numbers use must enter before using software
Adapter card Adds additional functions to a computer by plugging into motherboard.
Application software Help users complete tasks on personal computers.
Byte Basic measurement unit - equivalent to one character of text
Download Transfer of file from Internet to your computer.
Grafical User Interface (GFI) Manipulation of computer system with graphics instead of typed demands.
Hard disk drive Permanent storage.
Hardware Physical parts of a computer.
Activation key Combonation of letters/numbers use must enter before using software
Adapter card Adds additional functions to a computer by plugging into motherboard.
Application software Help users complete tasks on personal computers.
Byte Basic measurement unit - equivalent to one character of text
Adapter card Adds additional functions to a computer by plugging into motherboard.
Download Transfer of file from Internet to your computer.
Application software Help users complete tasks on personal computers.
Presentation application Program that allows users to create a show to display for an audience.
Grafical User Interface (GFI) Manipulation of computer system with graphics instead of typed demands.
Byte Basic measurement unit - equivalent to one character of text
Hard disk drive Permanent storage.
Random Access Memory Temporary storage.
Hardware Physical parts of a computer.
Grafical User Interface (GFI) Manipulation of computer system with graphics instead of typed demands.
Input device Provides information for the computer process.
Hard disk drive Permanent storage.
Memory Card Data storage device.
Hardware Physical parts of a computer.
Motherboard Large circuit board.
Input device Provides information for the computer process.
Spreadsheet application Allows users to create worksheets with data in rows and columns.
Network Group of connected computers.
Storage device Keeps information, even when computer is off.
Operating System System software provided by manufacturer.
Network Group of connected computers.
Presentation application Program that allows users to create a show to display for an audience.
Operating System System software provided by manufacturer.
Browsing Performing a search of online categories.
Processor Center where all information is processed.
Presentation application Program that allows users to create a show to display for an audience.
Citation A quote from a larger work.
Processor Center where all information is processed.
Random Access Memory Temporary storage.
Domain Name IP address
Server Host computer that delivers web pages and other applications to your browser.
e-commerce Buying and selling of good online.
Server Host computer that delivers web pages and other applications to your browser.
Software Program that is not physical device.
Software Program that is not physical device.
Software Upgrade New feature added to a software program that a developer releases.
Software Upgrade New feature added to a software program that a developer releases.
Spreadsheet application Allows users to create worksheets with data in rows and columns.
Spreadsheet application Allows users to create worksheets with data in rows and columns.
Storage device Keeps information, even when computer is off.
Storage device Keeps information, even when computer is off.
Utility program Maintains the system for maximum performance.
Word processing Allows a user to create documents with texts.
New media Content not traditionally delivered in digital form that is now found online.
Browsing Performing a search of online categories.
Phishing Using spam e-mail to elicit a response.
Citation A quote from a larger work.
Rootkit Virus that attacks a computer's internal storage system.
Credibility Whether or not a source provides reliable, accurate information, checked and verified by experts.
Search Engine Automated database that delivers a list of links as a response to a specific keyword.
Domain Name IP address
Social Engineering Manipulating a person into providing sensitive information online.
e-commerce Buying and selling of good online.
Social Networks Online community.
Home Page Describes site's purpose / provides navigational structure.
Trojan Horse Computer virus disguised as a normal program.
Internet Service Provider (ISP) Company that sells internet connectivity.
World Wide Web Collection of internet sites.
Keyword A term or group of terms used to find information on the web.
Central Processing Unit (CPU) Main computer system - carries out functions.
Malware Independent program that infects a computer's files and programs.
Context-Sensitive Command Shortcut menu choices (right click).
Netiquette Informal rules of behavior.
Dialog Box Window that appears during the use of a computer application.
New media Content not traditionally delivered in digital form that is now found online.
Format Painter Provides access to document formatting styles.
Phishing Using spam e-mail to elicit a response.
New media Content not traditionally delivered in digital form that is now found online.
Rootkit Virus that attacks a computer's internal storage system.
Phishing Using spam e-mail to elicit a response.
Search Engine Automated database that delivers a list of links as a response to a specific keyword.
Rootkit Virus that attacks a computer's internal storage system.
Social Engineering Manipulating a person into providing sensitive information online.
Search Engine Automated database that delivers a list of links as a response to a specific keyword.
Social Networks Online community.
Social Engineering Manipulating a person into providing sensitive information online.
Trojan Horse Computer virus disguised as a normal program.
Social Networks Online community.
World Wide Web Collection of internet sites.
Trojan Horse Computer virus disguised as a normal program.
Central Processing Unit (CPU) Main computer system - carries out functions.
World Wide Web Collection of internet sites.
Context-Sensitive Command Shortcut menu choices (right click).
Central Processing Unit (CPU) Main computer system - carries out functions.
Dialog Box Window that appears during the use of a computer application.
Context-Sensitive Command Shortcut menu choices (right click).
Format Painter Provides access to document formatting styles.
Dialog Box Window that appears during the use of a computer application.
Function Key F1 - F12 (provide shortcuts)
Format Painter Provides access to document formatting styles.
Key Tips Uses keyboard keys instead of a mouse to switch tabs or activate commands.
Function Key F1 - F12 (provide shortcuts)
Menu Graphical collection of options (desktop).
Microsoft Access Database creation and management program.
Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet program.
Microsoft Office 2010 Suite
Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet program.
Microsoft Office 2010 Suite of computer programs.
Microsoft OneNote Multi-user collaboration program.
Microsoft Outlook Personal information manager and e-mail client.
Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation software in the Microsoft Office program suite.
Microsoft Publisher Desktop publishing program in the Microsoft Office suite.
Microsoft Word Word processing program in Microsoft Office suite.
Network Drive Location on a server where networked users can access shared files by mapping to the specific location where they reside.
Quick Access Toolbar Frequently used commands on the Windows Ribbon interface.
Recycle Bin Where files appear after you delete them.
Scroll Bar Allow you to navigate within your document.
Shortcut Graphical icons on your desktop.
Status Bar Row of information about the current application.
Task bar Displays all running programs, frequently used programs, diagnostics, and the date and time.
Ctrl+C Copy
Ctrl+X Cut
Ctrl+V Paste
Ctrl+Z Undo
Ctrl+Y Redo
Delete Delete selected item
Shift+Delete Delete selected item without moving it to the recycle bin
Ctrl+Right Arrow Cursor to beginning of next word
Ctrl+Left Arrow Cursor to beginning of previous word
Ctrl+Down Arrow Cursor to beginning of next paragraph
Ctrl+Up Arrow Cursor to beginning of previous paragraph
Ctrl+Shift with arrow key Select block of text
Shift with any arrow key Select more than one item in a window
Ctrl+A Select all items in a document or window
Alt+Enter Display properties for the selected item
Alt+Spacebar Open the shortcut menu for the active window
Alt+Tab Switch between open items
Ctrl+Alt+Tab Use the arrow keys to switch between open items
Ctrl+mouse scroll wheel Change the size of icons on the desktop
Alt+Esc Cycle through items in the order in which they were opened.
Ctrl+Esc Open the Start menu.
Alt+Up Arrow View the folder one level up in Windows Explorer
Esc Cancel the current task
Ctrl+Shift+Esc Open the Task Manager
Ctrl+Shift Switch the keyboard layout when multiple keyboard layouts are enabled.
Created by: m.miller444