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computer an electronic device that processes data
personal computer used by one person at a time
central processing unit brain of the computer
bit the smallest unit of information, always 1 or 0
byte the building block for all information that flows through a computer
hardware the collection of physical devices that make up your computer system
input when a user enters information into a computer.
output when a computer delivers information back
random-access memory the temporary information that a computer uses only when it works with a particular file
read-only memory the permanet information on your hard drive
storage device hardware that saves data onto a hard drive, server, or disk
software a set of instructions that makes it possible for your computer to perfome tasks
operating system the main program that makes your computer work
network group of computers connected together
drive the largest storage area
folder place to save and organize files
file a collection of data
save as a command to rename a file at the same time as moving it to a new location
shortcut an icon that is a direct link to a file or folder
keyword a word keyed into a dearch box that matches the topic you are looking for
content search to seek out information from a list of caregories
keyword search to seek information through a database, like Help and Support topics, by keying in words or phrases that match your topic
Created by: Erica6542