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Computer App Test

TermFuntion
CPU What- Brain of the computer Purpose- Processes the software program -CPU's primary functions include getting info from the computer's memory.
Desktop What- First screen that you see when any Windows operating screen is up and running. Purpose- to make it easier to access different application programs, files and documents.
File What- Unit for storing info Purpose- information can be retrieved from the file. Example: a word-processing doc, spreadsheet, a pic, etc.
Folder What- method for organizing files. Purpose- can organize by related topic, by purpose, by type, by genre, and projects.
Operating System What-Software that acts as an interface between you, the application software.
Operating System (2) Purpose- carrying out basic instructions that operate a computer like recognizing info from the keyboard and mouse, sending info to the monitor, printer or speakers and scanners, storing info to the hard drive and removable drives. Examples: Windows 7 etc
Uses of COmputers -Accounts -Games -Educational -On-line banking -Smart ID cards -Supermarkets -Working from home (Tele-working) -Internet
Backup -The most important thing that you store in your computer is information. -It is VITAL that you take regular backups of the information that is stored on the computer -like the cloud, servers, hard drives
Create a Good Working Environment -Frequent breaks from the computer -Appropriate position of screen, chairs and keyboard. -Good lighting and ventilation Cables are safely secured
Create a Good Working Environment Also be aware of: -glare from screens -bad posture
Icon What- small picture that represents processing options such as programs, docs, and shortcuts. Purpose- When you click the button/icon, the file/program will open.
Input What- the data such as numbers, letters, words, images, video and music. Purpose- computer input includes commands and user response. A command directs that computer to execute tasks to perform certain activities.
Keyboard (most common input device) What- input device that allows you to enter letters, numbers and symbols into your computer. Purpose- the keyboard keys include letters and numbers, numeric keypad, special function keys.
Hard Copy What- usually refers to a printout version of a paper.
Menu What- a list of options to choose from Purpose- command or other options from which you can choose from.
Mouse (most common input device) What- the most common input device for a computer. Purpose- used to control the movement of the pointer on the screen.
Likes of Computers -good ventilation -clean environment
Dislike of Computers -dust -drinking and eating over the keyboard. -heat, cold, moisture -don't place objects on top of the monitor.
Network collection of computers and devices connected together, often wirelessly, via communication devices and transmission media.
Internet World wide collection of networks that connects millions of businesses, government agencies, educational institutions and individuals.
Web pages contains text, graphics, audio, video, has built in connections or links to other Web documents.
Web Site related collection of Web pages.
Web browser software program used to access web sites
URL Uniform Resource Locator unique address of each web page
HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol communications standard used to transfer pages to the web
Web Server computer that delivers (serves) requested Web pages.
Networks and the INternet
Created by: YuriYuri