computer software to allow the user to perform specific a job or task.
Central Processing Unit
executes commands from a computer's hardware and software.
A program on a computer that allows the user to create , edit , view , print , rename , copy , or delete files , folders , or an entire file system .
an extension at the end of a file name , indicating which application was used to creat a document i.e. , Word files and in . doc and Excel files end in xls
data entered into the computer through a variety of devices such as a keyboard , microphone , scanner , flash drive , or mouse.
the action of gaining access to a computer or network by entering a username and password ; also called Login/Sign In .
computer chips that store data and program while the computer is working ; often called RAM or Random Access Memory .
system software that acts as a ''go-between'', allowing computer hardware and other software to communicate with each other .
allows the user to view or listen to the data a computer processes such as a monitor , printer , headphones , or speakers.
additional hardware that isnt necessary for a computer to fumction , but does enhace how the computer can be used .
storing data for later use
a feature that allows the user to change the attrobutes of a file .
external hardware used to store and retrieve data , such as a disk drive , CD / DVD drive , or tape drive .
software responsible for the general operation of a computer system , includng the operation of hardware , running application softeare , and file management .
a computer case that contains the CPU , power supply , memory , and storage .