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TermDefinition
computer an electronic device that receives processes and stores data and produces a result
personal computer a computer that is used by one person at a time
central processing unit a small chip that performs calculations and carries out all instructions given to a computer
bit the smallest unit of information always either 1 or 0
byte a byte is 8 bites and is the building block for all other units of information
hardware the physical devices that make up a computer system
input information entered into a computer
output information the computer sends out to the user
random-access memory the temporary information that a computer uses only when it works with a particular file
read-only memory the permanent information on your hard drive
storage device hardware that saves data into a hard drive a server or a disk
software a computer software that contains a set of instructions that make it possible for your computer to preform tasks
operating system the overall program that controls all thee other software programs and allows hardware devices to work properly
network a group of computers connected together
drive the hardware that finds reads and writes information to and from a disk
folder a place to organize files
file a collection of data
save as a command to rename file at the same time as moving it to a new location
shortcut a direct link to a file or folder
keyword a word used in a search to match a 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 that match your topic
Created by: codyhowell24