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Basic Google and Computer Concepts

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System Unit
A case that contains electronic components of the computer used to process data and includes:
Motherboard
CPU
Hard Drive
Motherboard
The main circuit board of the system unit, connecting all of the components
CPU
Central Processing Unit attached to the motherboard and interprets and carries out the basic instructions. The "Brain" of your computer.
Hard Drive
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.
Computer
Computers are electronic machines that process data in digital format.
binary Code
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
Operating System
A collection of programs that controls how your computer system runs and process information-Computer navigation
Example
Windows- You are using windows 10
Two kinds of computer Software
System software and Application Software
System software
Runs the computer
Application Software
Programs designed for the end user such as Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
Computer Hardware
The physical parts of a computer
System unit
Peripheral Devices
Installation
The process of setting up software to work with the computer, printer and other hardware.
Server
A network computer that contains resources that are shared with other computers within the network. The central computer
Modem
The device your computer needs to send and receive messages electronically via the internet.
Programmer
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.
Cloud Storage
Everything is stored on the internet
Google Drive
Google version of cloud storage
One Drive
Microsoft version of cloud storage
Icloud
Apple's version of cloud storage
Synchronized Files
Google files are synchronized across all devices and can be accessed anywhere there is an internet connection.
Internet
The world's largest network a collection of many networks
ISP
INternet service provider
Charter
AT&T
OSP
ONline service Provider
Banking
News
WISP
Wireless Internet service provider
anyone offering WIFI
World Wide Web
Part of the internet
It contains billions of documents or web pages
URL
The address for the web page (www.)
Web Browser
A software applications that allows a user to find and review information on the internet. including the World Wide Web.
Home Page
The page that opens when you start your browser or the main page of a website
E-Commerce
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Web page
A page on the World Wide Web displaying headings, Text, Pictures, and sometimes sound and animation
WebSite
A collection of interconnected web pages
Link
Text(Usually underlined and colored) or graphic that you can click to jump to another location or Web Page.
Icon
A symbol or picture representing something; sometimes used as links or navigation buttons.
Ctrl p
Print
Ctrl c
Copy
Ctrl v
Paste
Ctrl m
Insert new slide
Ctrl A
select all
Ctrl x
Delete
Ctrl z
Undo
Desktop
Background area of screen where icons are located
Dragging
Moving an item to a new location on the desktop
Minimize
To reduce an open window to the task bar so that it is no longer visible
Maximize
To expand a window so that it fills the screen
Dialog Box
The window that opens when an end user wishes to communicate with the computer or program.
Computer Viruses
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
Downloads
Forwarded Emails
Ads/Popups
Unknown Emails
Emails with attachments
Removable media such as flash drives and CDs