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Unit 2

computer electronic device that receives, processes, and stores data, and produce a result
personal computer a computer that is used by one type of person at a time
central processing unit small chip that performs calculations and carries out all instructions given to a computer
bit smallest unit of information, always either 1 or 0
byte is 8 bits and is the building block for all other units of information
hardware the physical device that make up a computer system
input information entered in a computer
output the information a computer delivers back to the user
random access memory the temporary information that a computer only with a particular file
read only memory the permanent information on your hard drive
storage device hardware that saves data onto a hard drive a server or a desk
operating system the overall program that controls all the other software programs
network a group of computers connected together
drive the longest storage area
folder a place to organize files
file a collection of data
save as a command to rename a file at the same time as moving to a new location
shortcut a direct link to a file or folder
keyword a word (or words) 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 phases that match your topic
software a computer program that contains a set of instructions that make it possible for your computer to perform tasks
Created by: tory.criswell