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Unit 2

Computer An electronic device that processes data
Personal Computer (PC) Used by one person at a time
Central Processing Unit (CPU) Like the computer's brain
Bit smallest unit of information
Byte The building block for all information that flows through a computer
Hardware Is the collection of physical devices that make up your computer
Input When a user enters information into a computer
Output When a computer delivers information back to the user
Random-Access Memory (RAM) Temporary information only used when looking at a specific file
Read-Only Memory (ROM) Is permanent information on your computer
Storage Device A hard drive, a server, or a disk
Software Is a set of instructions that makes it possible for your computer to perform task
Operating System (OP) The main program that makes your computer work
Network A group of computers connected together
Drive The largest storage area
Folder A place top save and organize files, such as documents or pictures
File A collection of data
Save As A command to rename a file while copying and saving it at the same time
Shortcut An icon that is a direct link to a file or folder
Keyword Is a word 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
Keyword Search Key one or more keywords
Created by: amber.lentz