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computer an electronic device that receives, processes, and stores data, and produces a result
personal computer (PC) a computer that is used by one person at a time
central processing unit (CPU) a small chip that performs calculations and carries out all instructions given to a computer (also known as microprocesser)
bit computer's brain
byte smallest unit of information
hardware collecton of physical devices that make up your computer system
input information entered into a computer
output information delivered back to a user
random-access memory (RAM) the temoporary information that a computer uses only when it works with a particular file
read-only memory (ROM) the permanent informaton on your hard drive
storage device keeps things stored in your application and files
software set of instructions that make it possible for your computer to perform tasks
operating system (OS) main program that makes it possible for computer to work
network group of computers connected together
drive largest storage area
folder place to save and organize files
file collection of data
save as command used to duplicate or copy a file
shortcut icon that is a direct link to a file or folder
keyword word or words keyed into a search box that matches the topic you're looking for
content search to seek out information from a list of categories and topics
keyword search to seek out information through a database by keying in words or phrases that match your topic
Created by: carterosborn