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stored on chips located on the motherboard
is stored in the hard drive.
an electronic reading/writing device
RPM (Revolutions Per Minute)
how many times the hard drive spins in one minute
Something happens inside the computer's circuits and can make it forget things.
Creating a birthday card for a friend
Balancing your checkbook
Printing a mailing list
Finding information on pyramids
Practicing math facts
Keeping an address book
Writing an essay about your past
Making a school newsletter
Writing a story about aliens
The large program that controls how the CPU communicates with other hardware components is the
A computer that is easy to operate is called
The ________ wakes up the computer and reminds it what to do.
The essential part of the operating system is stored on ______
Important, but non-essentail, parts of the operating system are stored on the computer's __________________
Disk-based Operating System is also known as
__________ is the most common operating system for PCs.
Operating systems are constantly being __________ as technology advances.
One example of a Macintosh operating system is
A Graphic User interface uses ________ to help the user navigate within the operating system.