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Computer Tech

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QuestionAnswer
RAM Random access memory, a temporary memory.
ROM Read only memory, a permanent memory.
CPU Central process unit, the "brains" of the computer.
Output Devices (Speakers, monitor, or printer)
Input Devices (Keyboard, mouse, or scanner)
Bits 0 and 1
bytes 8 bits
circuits electro magnetically connected components or devises
Kilobyte Data storage of about one thousand
Megabyte Data storage of about one million
Gigabyte Data storage of about one billion
Terabyte Data storage of about one trillian
Petabyte Data storage of about one million billion
Exabyte Data storage of about one billion billion
Storage device Used to record and store data
Write-protected Making a disk not being able to be edited or erased
Pixels What makes the screen look as it does.
Resolution The amount of pixels on a screen
GUI (Graphical User Interface) This allows the user to take control of the computer.
Icons Image that represent an executive file
Menus A list of executive files
Desktop Microcomputer Personal computer based on microprocessor
Server Desktop computer considered to be more powerful than a microcomputer
Laptop Portable computer small enough for lap
Information Processed, stored, and transmitted data
File server Computer dedicated to run applications and storing data
LAN (Local Area Network) Where multiple computers are in use in an area, like an office area.
WAN (Wide Area Network) The internet
WLAN (Wireless Local-Area Network)
IP Address Where the information is coming from.
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