Basic Computer Vocabulary
Terms in this set (20)
An instruction to a computer.
CPU (CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT)
The internal operating unit or "brain" of a computer.
A blinking line on the screen that shows where you are typing.
Any information inputted into the computer.
Data Storage Device
An electromagnetic device for recording information.
Hard Disk Drive
A unit connected to or situated inside the computer, that stores data.
Formatted information such as a letter, memo, report, table, or form.
Drag and Drop
A technique used to move a file, a picture, or a block of text using a mouse.
An unexpected issue that caused the computer not to function properly.
Information resource stored or saved on a disk or drive.
Name assigned to each file for identification and locating purposes.
Pictures or images, located in clip art or picture files.
A location on the monitor screen to mouse click and perform many different operations.
A piece of external computer hardware that is used to provide data and control signals to the computer.
A piece of external computer hardware that makes use of data and control signals from a computer to perform tasks.
A TV like device used to display text and graphic images on a screen.
To produce a paper copy of information displayed on the screen. (Also called hard copy).
A computer output unit that produces text on paper (hard copy).
A computer input device that controls the movement of the pointer on the display monitor.
A software function that records keystrokes on a disk or drive.
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