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is used to back out of situations
will open windows HELP
will rename a selected item
Alt + F4
will close the current active window
will bring up the shut down window
will perform SpellCheck and Grammar in Word
will open a new document in MS Word
Ctrl + S
will save in MS Word, Exel, PowerPoint
Ctl + P
to print in many applications
to copy in many applications
is the smallest piece of information that a computer uses.
switching your computer on and waiting for it to load programs
An application that you use to access the internet.
A small defect or fault in a program.
A kind of memory used the make a computer work faster., (computer science) RAM memory that is set aside as a specialized buffer storage that is continually updated.
A disk for storing computer information. It looks like an audio CD.
Central Processing Unit. The brain of the computer.
Disk Operating System. Old platform to run your computer with.
A small program that tells the PC how a peripheral works.
Messages are sent from one computer to another. You can see email on the screen or print it out. Can also be sent from phones or other electronic devices.
a website containing a writer's or group of writers' own experiences, observations, opinions, etc., and often having images and links to other websites.
A sub-division of a computer's hard disk.
A particular sort of lettering. Times New Roman is the font of choice.
All hard disks and floppy disks have to be electronically prepared for use by a process called formatting. Hard disks are pre-formatted.
The equipment inside a computer that creates the image on the screen.
The main disk inside a computer used for storing programs and information. It is hard because it is metal.
A small image or picture on a computer screen that is a symbol for folders, disks, peripherals, programs etc.
International network of of computers that you connect to by telephone line.
Kilobyte-measure of storage
Megabyte-measure of storage
Gigabyte-measure of storage
is for the temporary storing of information while a computer is being used. See RAM, ROM and Cache
Megahertz. This describes the speed of computer equipment.
Equipment connected to a computer for sending receiving digital information by telephone line. You need a modem to connect to the internet.
The basic software that manages a computer. We run Windows 7.
A socket at the back of a computer for connecting external equipment.
A device that is the same wideth as a thick credit card and as small as your thumb, for plugging into a slot on notebook computers or PC. Used in cameras as well.
Any equipment that is connected externally to a computer. For example, printers, scanners, and modems are peripherals.
The image that you see on the screen is made of thousands of tiny dots, points or pixels.
Software that operates a PC and does various things, such as writing text, keeping accounts, and drawing pictures.
The first 6 letters on English-language keyboards.
Two types of memory. RAM, random access memory, is the main memory used while the PC is working. ROM, read only memory, is for information needed by the PC and cannot be changed.
The number of dots or pixels per inch on a screen.
Equipment for converting paper documents to electronic documents that can be used by a computer.
USB/ Universal Serial Bus
Socket at the back of the computer, sometimes the front, for connecting peripherals.
Two areas of the screen in windows. The taskbar, at the bottom of the screen, shows the programs in use. The start button, in the bottom left corner, is for opening new programs.
A small, unauthorized program that can damage a PC.
An operating system used by the majority of PCs.
WWW/World Wide Web
The Web is one of the services available on the internet. It lets you access millions of pages through a system of links. Because it is "world-wide".
A group of computers that are connected to share information.
Local Area Network, located in the same building
Metropolitian Area Network, computers connected and located within a 30 mile range
Wide Area Network, computers connected to the WWW
Software that is accessible for your use through your PC or Apple Device
bring in new information to add to a program you already own
To bring a file from your computer and load it to a server located on the web.
Servers that you connect or save to that are located somewhere on the WWW.
small and easy software application made for a different platform.
A combination of an operating system and a processor.
Insert data into a destination application from a source application.
A Web site on which an individual or group of users record opinions, information, etc. on a regular basis.
A tag of three or four letters, preceded by a period, which identifies a data file's format or the application used to create the file.
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