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Unit A

Netbook A type of sub notebook computer that is primarily designed to allow users to access internet and check e-mail.
Commands Commands are input instructions that tell the computer how to process data.
Byte series of eight bits
RAM Random Access Memory(RAM) temporarily holds programs and data while the computer is on and allows the computer to access that information randomly; in other words, RAM doesn't need to access data in the same sequence in which it was stored.
Hard Disk A Hard Disk, also called a hard disk drive, is the most common type of magnetic storage media.
Expansion Slot A slot on the motherboard into which a controller card for a peripheral device is inserted.
Server Some networks have one or more computers,called servers,that act as the central storage location for programs and provide mass storage for most of the data used on the network.
Spyware Some software programs contain other programs called spyware that track a computer user's internet usage and send this data back to the company or person that created it.
Operating System Operating System allocates system resources, manages storage space,maintains security,detects equipment failure, and controls basic input and output.
Database A Database is a collection of information stored on one or more computers organized in a uniform format of records and fields.
Created by: tbishop01