The programs or codes that run on a computer, includes a program that tells the computer how to operate its devices, how to manipulate, store and output information.
The physical components, devices or parts, of the computer such as the CPU, monitor or keyboard
Central Processing Unit
A silicon chip, stored on the motherboard, which processes data and carries out instructions given to the computer
Located inside the system unit, a circuit board where the computer memory, power supply, the processor and other vital electronic parts are housed
Memory that temporarily stores programs and data when the computers is turned on but does not retain the contents when the computer is turned off
Permanent memory that stores the instructions that tell the computer how to begin to load its operating system and programs
Computer hardware and software that stores and delivers data to the other computers on a network.
An electronic device that joins two or more networks and directs the flow of information across networks
Programs that allow you to make changes to the way hardware and software works, such as changing the screen resolution, or improving the way disk drive read and write data.