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CT Intro Lesson 3

CT Intro Lesson 3 Review

How many bits of data can a serial port transmit at a time? One
Analyzing computer problems to correct faults in the system is called troubleshooting
Skilled computer users who invade computer systems and write virus programs are called hackers
Avoid losing data if the power goes off during a thunderstorm by installing uninterruptable power source
Used to add memory or connect peripheral devices to a notebook computer PC Card
A device that allows one computer to talk to another via a cable connection Modem
Software you can use on a trial basis before paying a registration fee Shareware
Adding or changing components of a computer to make it faster or more efficient is called Upgrading
A digital camera is an example of a peripheral that connects to new computers using what type of port? USB
Hardware components that install easily because the computer's operating system recognizes the device and handles the configuration tasks are called Plug and play
Creates a line of defense against unauthorized entry into a network from an outside source on the Internet Firewall
Can shield computer components against power spikes if used and maintained properly surge protector
A computer program written to corrupt data Virus
Viruses are often spread on the internet by the way of E-mail
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