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Hard/software vocab


Central Processing Unit (CPU) The key component of a computer system.
File Collection of related data or program records stored on an input.
Hard Disk Magnetic disk fixed within a drive unit and used for storing computer data.
Hardware Mechanical, magnetic, and electronic devices including a computer system.
Input To enter data into a computer for processing or checking.
Memory Capacity of a computer to store information.
Monitor A group of systems used to measure the acts of a computer system
Mouse A palm sized device that can slide on wheels or ball bearings over a desktop.
Network A system containing any combination of computers, or printers. Used to transmit or receive information.
Operating System (OS) Software that controls the performance of computer programs.
Output information in a form for transmission form internal to external units (transferring information)
Printer a device that produces a paper copy of graphic data.
Program the sequence of instructions making a computer to solve a problem.
Server a computer that process requests for HTML or other documents.
Software The programs used to direct the operation of a computer.
Web Browser a program on a computer used to view HTML documents
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