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hardware and soft ware

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RAM
the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on
ROM
This contains the computers permanent memory. It cannot be changed.
Operating system
Also known as an "OS," this is the software that communicates with computer hardware on the most basic level. Without an operating system, no software programs can run.
IP address
a number that uniquely identifies each computer or device connected to the Internet
hard drive
The primary storage component of a computer which holds all software and data.
processor
(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing
hdmi
compact audio/video interface for transmitting uncompressed digital data; it supports high definition video and 8 channels of audio
Browser
a program used to navigate the internet
Windows
An operating system used by the majority of PCs.
peripheral
(computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer
Gigabyte
a unit of information equal to one billion (1,073,741,824) bytes or 1024 megabytes
terabyte
1 trillion bytes