Chapter 4 computer concepts
Programs that enable you to accomplish tasks and use the computer in a productive manner.
An electronic system that contains input, processing, output, and storage units.
Two or more computers connected together to enable resources sharing.
Console/ system unit
The hardware unit that conains the CPU, memory, hard disk, and power supply.
The processing unit.
A peripheral device uses this to attach to the computer.
Floppy disks uses this type of storage media.
The temporary storage available inside the computer.
Motherboard/ system board
The physical components of a computer system.
Hardware connected outside the main computer system unit.
The unit that contains the circuitry that enables a computer system to operate.
Used to manage network resources, this type of computer can be dedicated to a specific task.
This type of program threatens a user's privacy.
The layout or design/ arrangement of computers computers connected to a network.
Requires one byte of storage?
Represents the fastest CPU speed?
Is not an input device?
Is an example of optical storage?
Is not a type of computer?
In the computer memory
Before a computer can process data, where must data be stored?
Is not a type of microcomputer?
Can make a computer invisible to hackers?
Is capable of opening a "back door" on a computer and is able to spread without human interaction?