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Screen that you look at when on computer.
Used to connect to the internet.
A chip that is the "brains" of the computer that processes information.
A piece of plastic that connects to CPU and allows you to click on and choose things on the monitor.
The parts that lets you hear the sounds of the programs.
A machine that puts information from the computer to paper.
The tool that plugs in to the CPU and is used for typing information using the letters of the alphabet.
This is where your mouse pointer is or where the next character typed will be entered in a line of text.
These allow people to organize their files in a way that makes sense to them. They store files on your hard drive. These files can be documents, programs, scripts, libraries, and any other kind of computer file you can think of.
A collection of data stored in one unit, identified by a filename. It can be a document, picture, audio or video stream, data library, application, or other collection of data.
The way we view files on computers. Each one on your computer screen represents an object or a program on your hard drive.
This allows you to choose the typeface, size, and style of the text you would like to use when typing.
Like a real-life bookmark, an Internet bookmark is a marker for a Web site. This way, you don't have to type in the Internet address each time you visit a site.
Any letter, number, space, punctuation mark, or symbol that can be typed on a computer. The word "computer," has eight of these.
Anything you enter into your computer. It can be something as easy as moving the mouse or clicking the mouse button or as big as scanning a document or downloading photos from a digital camera.
You are probably using a browser to read this right now. A Web browser, often just called a "browser," is the program people use to access the World Wide Web or Internet. Examples include Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.
If you are ever asked to enter your username and password, you are being asked to enter this type of information.. This is information that proves who you are. This could be a name and password or an ID number and security code.
This is data made by a computer. An example includes a printed document.
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