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Unit 2

TermDefinition
Computer Is an electronic device that processes data.
Personal Computer(PC) Is used by one person at a time.
Hardware Is the collection of physical devices that make up your computer system.
Input Is when a user enters information into a computer.
Output Is when a computer delivers information back to a user.
Random-Access Memory(RAM) The temporary information that a computer uses only when it works with a particular file.
Read Only Memory(ROM) The permanent information on your hard drive.
Storage Device Hardware that saves data onto a hard drive, a server, or a disk.
Software Is a set of information that makes it possible for your computer to perform tasks.
Operating System(OS) Is the main program that makes your computer work.
Network Is a group of computers connected together.
Drive Is the largest storage area. The C: drive is usually the hard drive, but you can have other drives on your school network, or on a separate device such as your CD drive.
Folder Is an place to save and organize files, such as documents or pictures
File Is a collection of data. Files can be text, graphics, or other types of media such as audio or video clips.
Save As A command to rename a file at the same time as moving it to a new location.
Shortcut Is an icon that is a direct link to a file or folder.
Bit Is the smallest unit of information, always either a 1 or 0.
Byte A byte is 8 bits and is the building block for all other units of information.
Central Processing Unit(CPU) The computer brain.
Keyword An word or words 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. This is like using a books table of contents.
Keyword Search Key one or more keywords. The search results include all of the topics in which the keywords appear
Created by: TaylorP.