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COMPUTER electronic device that is used to store, retrieve, and manipulate information (data) electronically.
. CPU silicon chip that processes data and carries out instructions given to the computer
. hard drive a non-removable drive, which is fast and holds a great deal of information
. hardware – parts of the computer you can see and touch
. icons – small pictures to remind you of each button’s function
. input devices used to enter data into a computer
. monitor output device that provides a visual representation of the information stored in the computer
mouse hand-held device you use to move a pointer on the screen
OUTPUT DEVICES any device which allows information to flow out of the computer (monitor, printer)
. RAM (Random Access Memory) number of silicon chips inside a computer that hold information as long as the computer is turned on
software – collection of programs and other data input that tells the computer how to operate and how to manipulate data
virus – computer program that causes damage to software or files on a computer
. e-mail use of a computer network to send and receive messages
. internet – vast network of computers linked to one another
. LAN (Local Area Network) – when all the computers in a network are close together, such as in the same building
Modem piece of equipment that connects a computer to the telephone lines
netiquette the rules of conduct for Internet users
Created by: kcbarnard1
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