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Computer An electronic device that processes data
Personal Computer (PC) A computer that is used by one person at a time
Central Processing Unit (CPU) When you use a computer,you send signals to the computer's central processing unit (CPU)
Bit The smallest unit of information, always either a 1 or a 0.
Byte Eight bits make a byte, the building block for all information that flows through a computer
Input When a user enters information into a computer
Output When a computer delivers information back to a user
Random-access memory (RAM) One of the three main places where a computer stores its data in
Read-only memory (ROM) One of the three main places where a computer stores its data in
Storage Device Where you keep memories of important events and you family members' names, for example
Software A set of instructions that makes it possible for your computer to perform tasks
Operating system(OS) The main program that makes your computer work
Network A group of computers connected together
Hardware The collection of physical devices that make up your computer system.
Drive The largest storage area
Folder A place to save and organize files
File A collection of data
Save As You can also duplicate, or copy, a file by using the Save As command
Shortcut An icon that is a direct link to a file or folder
Keyword A word keyed into a search box that matches the topic you are looking for
Content Search Look for information from a list of categories and topics
Keyword Search Key one or more keywords the search results will include all of the topics in which the keywords appear
Created by: Kate West