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Tech Factor - Level I

Basic Computer Terms "Tech Factor" is a term coined by www.techterms.com Credit for "Tech Factor Levels" goes to the creators of www.techterms.com
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Backup
A copy of one or more files created as an alternate in case the original data is lost or becomes unusable
CD
"Compact Disc"
Computer
A programmable machine
Delete
To remove or erase
DVD
Modern: Digital Versatile Disk Traditional: Digital Video Disk
E-mail
One of today's standard means of communication
File
Digital data stored in one, single unit
Folder
A way for people to organize their files in a way that makes sense
Hardware
The physical parts of a computer and related devices
Internet
An "International Network" created in 1969 by the US Military as a "nuke proof" communications network
Keyboard
One of the primary input devices used with a computer named after the keys: "QWERTY"
Laptop
Portable computers, also known as notebooks
Mouse
One of the primary input devices used with today's computers that uses "click" technologies
Multimedia
The integration of multiple forms of media
Printer
An output device that prints paper documents
Software
A general term that describes computer programs
Web Page
An "individual" HTML document
Website
A "collection" of (web) pages
Window
An area on the screen that displays information for a specific program