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Basic Google and Computer Concepts
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A case that contains electronic components of the computer used to process data and includes:
The main circuit board of the system unit, connecting all of the components
Central Processing Unit attached to the motherboard and interprets and carries out the basic instructions. The "Brain" of your computer.
Data storage device used for storing and retrieving digital information using rapidly rotating disk coated with magnetic material. Retains memory after turning off. The memory of your computer.
Computers are electronic machines that process data in digital format.
Binary code is strings of zeros and ones that make up our computer languages. For instance, and "A" is 10000001; a question mark is 111111; the number 7 is 110111
A collection of programs that controls how your computer system runs and process information-Computer navigation
Windows- You are using windows 10
Two kinds of computer Software
System software and Application Software
Runs the computer
Programs designed for the end user such as Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
The physical parts of a computer
The process of setting up software to work with the computer, printer and other hardware.
A network computer that contains resources that are shared with other computers within the network. The central computer
The device your computer needs to send and receive messages electronically via the internet.
A person who develops software or writes code/instructions that direct the computer.
Graphical User Interface (GUI)
A user interface that displays graphics addition to text when it communicates with the user. EX: cell phone icons
Types of user storage
Flash drive, cds, and cloud storage.
Everything is stored on the internet
Google version of cloud storage
Microsoft version of cloud storage
Apple's version of cloud storage
Google files are synchronized across all devices and can be accessed anywhere there is an internet connection.
The world's largest network a collection of many networks
INternet service provider
ONline service Provider
Wireless Internet service provider
anyone offering WIFI
World Wide Web
Part of the internet
It contains billions of documents or web pages
The address for the web page (www.)
A software applications that allows a user to find and review information on the internet. including the World Wide Web.
The page that opens when you start your browser or the main page of a website
A page on the World Wide Web displaying headings, Text, Pictures, and sometimes sound and animation
A collection of interconnected web pages
Text(Usually underlined and colored) or graphic that you can click to jump to another location or Web Page.
A symbol or picture representing something; sometimes used as links or navigation buttons.
Insert new slide
Background area of screen where icons are located
Moving an item to a new location on the desktop
To reduce an open window to the task bar so that it is no longer visible
To expand a window so that it fills the screen
The window that opens when an end user wishes to communicate with the computer or program.
A program that copies itself into other programs, files, or drives. If it copies itself successfully, the area is said to be "Infected" Antivirus software helps to protect computers from infection.
Ways to get a computer virus
Emails with attachments
Removable media such as flash drives and CDs