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Computer Parts

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hard drive
Contained within your computer's tower, the hard drive provides the PC's main storage area (C:\ Drive)
software
A program or instructions that give directions to the computer.
CPU
the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing
flash drive
Portable storage device that plugs into a USB port.
scanner
an electronic device that generates a digital representation of an image for data input to a computer
social networking
the use of a website to connect with people who share personal or professional interests, place of origin, education at a particular school, etc.
wiki
A collaborative website that can be edited by anyone that can access it.
blog
a shared on-line journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies
insertion point
blinking vertical line that shows were your text or object will be inserted.
toolbar
A set of icons or buttons displayed horizontally or vertically on the screen that can be used to issue commands to the computer
firewall
(computing) a security system consisting of a combination of hardware and software that limits the exposure of a computer or computer network to attack from crackers
ram
the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on
rom
(computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
peripheral
(computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer
network
(electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits
lan
a local computer network for communication between computers
wan
a computer network that spans a wider area than does a local area network
spam
unwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in bulk)
home row
Keys on the keyboard with fingers of the left hand are on A-S-D-F and fingers on the right hand on J-K-L-;