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unit 2

computer an electornic device that processes data
personal computer (PC) is used by one person at a time
central processing unit (CPU) the brain of the computer
bit the smallest unit of information alwasy either a 1 or 0
byte the building block for all information that flows through a computer
hardware the collection of physical devices tht make up your computer system
input when a user enter information into a computer
output when a computer delvers informaton back to a user
random-acess memory (RAM) the temporary information that a computer uses only when it works a particular file
Read-only memory (ROM) the permanet information on your hard drive
storage device hardware that saves data onto a hard drive, or a disk
software a computer program that contains a set of instructions that make it possible for your computer to perform tasks
operating system the overall program that controls all other software programs and allows hardware devices to work properly
network a group of computers connected together
drive the largest storage area
folder a place to save and organize files, such as documents or pictures
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 a direct link to a file or folder
keyword a word (or words)used in a searcg to matcha desired topic
content search to seek out information from a list of categories and topics
keyword search to seek information through a database, like help and support topics, by keying in words or phrases tht match your topic
Created by: kassie2814