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9 terms
Computer Basics
Computer
Keyboard
Mouse
Monitor
Computer
Keyboard
35 terms
Computer Basics
System Unit
Monitor
Desktop
Icon
The enclosure for all the other main interior components (Pro…
An electronic visual display for computers.
The primary display screen of a monitor, on which various ico…
A small graphical representation of a program or file that, w…
System Unit
The enclosure for all the other main interior components (Pro…
Monitor
An electronic visual display for computers.
41 terms
COMPUTER BASICS
The process of sending data to the com…
The act of keeping or saving data is a…
Hard and Floppy disk drive, Optical dr…
The process of the computer presenting…
Input
Storage
Storage
Output
The process of sending data to the com…
Input
The act of keeping or saving data is a…
Storage
43 terms
Computer Basics
desktop
laptop
tablet
smart device
This type of computer is designed to sit on your desk, with a…
This type of computer can also be called a "notebook" compute…
You can use your finger or a stylus to write on the screen of…
An electronic device, generally connected to other devices, t…
desktop
This type of computer is designed to sit on your desk, with a…
laptop
This type of computer can also be called a "notebook" compute…
8 terms
Computer Basics
Gateway to computer
Stores deleted items
Translate between you and computer
Control volume
Start Menu
Recycle Bin
Operating System
Gateway to computer
Start Menu
Stores deleted items
Recycle Bin
15 terms
Computer Basics: Introduction to computers
Input device
Mouse
Keyboard
Microphone
These provide information to a computer, such as typing a let…
A pointing device that senses movement, it is used to interac…
Can be used to type text such as letters or numbers into the…
A device that lets you record sound into a computer such as s…
Input device
These provide information to a computer, such as typing a let…
Mouse
A pointing device that senses movement, it is used to interac…
41 terms
COMPUTER BASICS
The process of sending data to the com…
The act of keeping or saving data is a…
Hard and Floppy disk drive, Optical dr…
The process of the computer presenting…
Input
Storage
Storage
Output
The process of sending data to the com…
Input
The act of keeping or saving data is a…
Storage
13 terms
Computer Basics
Power supply
Motherboard
CPU/processor
RAM
The _______is the computer's main circuit board. It's a thin…
It is sometimes called the brain of the computer, and its job…
__________is your system's short-term memory. Whenever your c…
Power supply
Motherboard
The _______is the computer's main circuit board. It's a thin…
22 terms
Computer Basics
Hardware
Flash Drive
Mouse
Desktop Computer
Physical parts of the computer, including processor and memor…
A STORAGE device that allows the user to store data in a port…
An input device that allows the user to point to and select i…
personal computer that is generally left in one location, and…
Hardware
Physical parts of the computer, including processor and memor…
Flash Drive
A STORAGE device that allows the user to store data in a port…
25 terms
Computer Basics
storage device
bit
software
network
Computer equipment used to store data. Examples of storage de…
The smallest unit of computerized data.
A set of instructions, also called a program or application,…
A group of computers connected together, often through a cent…
storage device
Computer equipment used to store data. Examples of storage de…
bit
The smallest unit of computerized data.
20 terms
Computer Basics
computer
4 functions of the computer
hardware
Input
An electronic device that receives data, processes it, stores…
input, process, output, and storage
The parts of the computer.
Information entering into the computer.
computer
An electronic device that receives data, processes it, stores…
4 functions of the computer
input, process, output, and storage
45 terms
Computer Basics
Application Software
ASCII
Bit
Byte
A program that allows you to create documents, listen to musi…
Short for American Standard Code for Information Interexchang…
The smallest unit of information with values of either 0 or 1…
A group of bits combined into groups of eight.
Application Software
A program that allows you to create documents, listen to musi…
ASCII
Short for American Standard Code for Information Interexchang…
33 terms
Computer Basics Vocabulary
CPU
Monitor
Keyboard
Mouse
Abbreviation for Central Processing Unit, this is the primary…
An output device that displays text, objects, graphics, photo…
A board of keys. It's design comes from the original typewrit…
A hand-held pointing device that controls the cursor. It's na…
CPU
Abbreviation for Central Processing Unit, this is the primary…
Monitor
An output device that displays text, objects, graphics, photo…
13 terms
Computer Basics
RAM
ROM
SATA
SSD
Random-Access Memory
Read-Only Memory
Serial ATA (connects Storage Drives)
Solid-State Drive
RAM
Random-Access Memory
ROM
Read-Only Memory
20 terms
Computer Basics
microcomputers
notebooks/laptops
Personal Digital Assistant
mainframe
known as desktop or laptop computers
portable & have all components in one unit
computer that is small enough to be held in your hand
Used for centralized storage, processing & managing large amo…
microcomputers
known as desktop or laptop computers
notebooks/laptops
portable & have all components in one unit
17 terms
Computer Basics
Input
Output
IPOS
Computer Program
Whatever is typed, submitted, or transmitted to a computer.
The result produced by a computer.
Input, Processing, Output, Storage
The instructions that tell a digital device how to carry out…
Input
Whatever is typed, submitted, or transmitted to a computer.
Output
The result produced by a computer.
73 terms
Computer Basics
icon
desktop
modem
browser
a pictogram displayed on a computer screen in order to help u…
the area of the computer screen where icons and windows appear
(from a combination of MOdulate and DEModulate) electronic eq…
a program used to view websites (ex. google chrome, internet…
icon
a pictogram displayed on a computer screen in order to help u…
desktop
the area of the computer screen where icons and windows appear
16 terms
Computer Basics
What is a computer?
Name 4 functions of a computer
What is hardware?
What is software?
electronic device that executes the instructions in a program
Input, Process, Output, Storage
physical part of computer
programs that give instructions or tell the computer what to do
What is a computer?
electronic device that executes the instructions in a program
Name 4 functions of a computer
Input, Process, Output, Storage
10 terms
Computer Basics
Hard Drive
Mouse
CPU
Keyboard
Hard Drive
Mouse
17 terms
Computer Basics
Device
Computer
Laptop
Tablet
a machine that performs specific tasks
a device that does not move
a device that can move
a small device that can move
Device
a machine that performs specific tasks
Computer
a device that does not move
21 terms
Computer Basics
computer
computer hardware
computer software
laptop
Electronic device that manipulates information, or "data" and…
Physical equipment used for input, processing, and output act…
Detailed set of instructions that tells the computer exactly…
A portable computer small enough to use in your lap.
computer
Electronic device that manipulates information, or "data" and…
computer hardware
Physical equipment used for input, processing, and output act…
63 terms
ILC Computer Basics
Boot-up
Browser
Cursor
softwFormat
This means to turn on the computer.
This is a program used for the Internet.
You move this with the mouse or with the arrow keys. It can b…
This is how the text looks - size, font, color and location o…
Boot-up
This means to turn on the computer.
Browser
This is a program used for the Internet.
57 terms
Computer Basics
Applications
Authentication
Authorization
Bit
A program or group of programs that are designed for users to…
The process by which a computer system validates a user's log…
The process by which a user can associate specific permission…
The smallest unit of information that a computer handles. A s…
Applications
A program or group of programs that are designed for users to…
Authentication
The process by which a computer system validates a user's log…
60 terms
Computer basics
Applications
Authentication
Authorization
Bit
A program or group that are designed for users to accomplish…
The process by which a computer system validates a user's log…
The process by which a user can associate specific permission…
The smallest unit of information that a computer handles. A s…
Applications
A program or group that are designed for users to accomplish…
Authentication
The process by which a computer system validates a user's log…
20 terms
Computer Basics
A Computer
Hardware
Software
Desktop
An electronic device that manipulates information, or data.
Any part of a computer that has a physical structure.
Any set of instructions that tells the hardware what to do.
Small, medium or large computer that usually sits on a desk.
A Computer
An electronic device that manipulates information, or data.
Hardware
Any part of a computer that has a physical structure.
8 terms
computer basics
operating system
log in
desktop
icon
the software program that runs a computer (windows XP,ETC) Th…
the process of keying a name and perhaps a password to gain p…
the primary screen of a windows operating systems
a small graphic used to identify a computer function such as…
operating system
the software program that runs a computer (windows XP,ETC) Th…
log in
the process of keying a name and perhaps a password to gain p…
12 terms
Computer Basics
GUI
Hardware
Computer
Software
Graphical User Interface
GUI
Graphical User Interface
Hardware
57 terms
Computer Basics
Applications
Authentication
Authorization
Bit
A program or group of programs that are designed for users to…
The process by which a computer system validates a user's log…
The process by which a user can associate specific permission…
The smallest unit of information that a computer handles. A s…
Applications
A program or group of programs that are designed for users to…
Authentication
The process by which a computer system validates a user's log…
56 terms
computer basics
Applications
Authorization
Bit
Byte
A program or group of programs that are designed for users to…
The process by which a user can associate specific permission…
The smallest unit of information that a computer handles. A s…
A combination of eight bits arranged in sequence.
Applications
A program or group of programs that are designed for users to…
Authorization
The process by which a user can associate specific permission…
57 terms
computer basics
Applications
Authentication
Authorization
Bit
A program or group of programs that are designed for users to…
The process by which a computer system validates a user's log…
The process by which a user can associate specific permission…
The smallest unit of information that a computer handles. A s…
Applications
A program or group of programs that are designed for users to…
Authentication
The process by which a computer system validates a user's log…
25 terms
Computer Basics
hardware
hardware examples
software
software examples
the physical parts of a computer
keyboard, mouse, monitor
everything that makes a computer run including programs and o…
operating systems, Microsoft Word, internet browsers
hardware
the physical parts of a computer
hardware examples
keyboard, mouse, monitor
48 terms
COMPUTER BASICS
The process of sending data to the com…
The device to save data on. Hard and F…
The process of the computer presenting…
This type of computer was introduced i…
Input
Storage
Output
IBM PC
The process of sending data to the com…
Input
The device to save data on. Hard and F…
Storage
22 terms
Computer Basics
Bit
Binary code
Computer hardware
Computer programs
Binary digit, smallest unit of information in a computer
Groupings of 1's and 0's that makes information that a comput…
Physical equipment used for input, processing, and output act…
The sequence of instructions for the computer, which comprise…
Bit
Binary digit, smallest unit of information in a computer
Binary code
Groupings of 1's and 0's that makes information that a comput…
13 terms
Computer Basics
Power supply
Motherboard
CPU/processor
RAM
The _______is the computer's main circuit board. It's a thin…
It is sometimes called the brain of the computer, and its job…
__________is your system's short-term memory. Whenever your c…
Power supply
Motherboard
The _______is the computer's main circuit board. It's a thin…
26 terms
Computer Basics
Computer
Hardware
Software
3 Major Categories of Computers
An electronic device that stores, retrieves, and processes da…
Parts of a computer that have a physical structure.
A set of instructions.
Personal, server, and other.
Computer
An electronic device that stores, retrieves, and processes da…
Hardware
Parts of a computer that have a physical structure.
19 terms
Computer Basics:
Input Devices
Output Devices
Peripherals
Hardware
Any device used to enter data into the computer ... (keyboard, m…
Device used when reading/looking/ hearing information from th…
Devices connected by cable to the CPU of a ... computer; disk dr…
The physical parts of the computer. 4 main parts include: CPU…
Input Devices
Any device used to enter data into the computer ... (keyboard, m…
Output Devices
Device used when reading/looking/ hearing information from th…
32 terms
Computer Basics
DOS
GUI
Emulator
PDA
disk operating systems
graphical user interface
a software program that makes a Macintosh computer look and w…
personal digital assistant
DOS
disk operating systems
GUI
graphical user interface
13 terms
Computer Basics
Computer Functions
Computer Input
Input devices
Computer Processing
Input, Processing, Output, Storage
The data a computer accepts
Devices that facilitate computer input
Changing computer data into meaningful information
Computer Functions
Input, Processing, Output, Storage
Computer Input
The data a computer accepts
26 terms
Computer Basics
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Hard Drive
Motherboard
RAM
Brain of the computer that performs instructions defined by s…
Storage device that stores digitally encoded data on rapidly…
Printed circuit board on which the CPU, RAM chips and other e…
Random Access Memory - temporary place to store material that…
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Brain of the computer that performs instructions defined by s…
Hard Drive
Storage device that stores digitally encoded data on rapidly…
57 terms
Computer Basics
Applications
Authentication
Authorization
Bit
A program or group of programs that are designed for users to…
The process by which a computer system validates a user's log…
The process by which a user can associate specific permission…
The smallest unit of information that a computer handles. A s…
Applications
A program or group of programs that are designed for users to…
Authentication
The process by which a computer system validates a user's log…
16 terms
Computer Basics
cursor
monitor
technology
command key
mark on the screen where text will appear
the screen of your computer
the use of science to make things easier
the key next to the space bar on an Apple computer that combi…
cursor
mark on the screen where text will appear
monitor
the screen of your computer
14 terms
Computer Basics 4 & 5
Computer language
Computer hardware/operating system
Windows
Apple iOS and Google Android
1 and 0s.
Determines what a computer can do
Comes preloaded on most personal computers
Run mobile operating systems.
Computer language
1 and 0s.
Computer hardware/operating system
Determines what a computer can do
Computer Basics
Charles Babbage
ENIAC
1884
OS
He is known as 'Father of the Computer'.
This was the first digital computer.
The first computer was invented in what year?
This is the abbreviation of Operating System.
Charles Babbage
He is known as 'Father of the Computer'.
ENIAC
This was the first digital computer.
29 terms
Computer Basics
Microphone
Digital Camera
Operating System
Multitasking
Input device, converts sounds into digital format
Input device
Controls the operation of a computer and allows users to inte…
More than one program is running at one time
Microphone
Input device, converts sounds into digital format
Digital Camera
Input device
40 terms
Computer Basics
computer
hardware
software
examples of software
An electronic device that manipulates information, or data. I…
any part of your computer that has a physical structure
any set of instructions that tells hardware what to do and ho…
web browsers, games, word processors
computer
An electronic device that manipulates information, or data. I…
hardware
any part of your computer that has a physical structure
34 terms
Computer Basics
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Hard Drive
Motherboard
RAM
Brain of the computer that performs instructions defined by s…
Storage device that stores digitally encoded data on rapidly…
Printed circuit board on which the CPU, RAM chips and other e…
Random Access Memory - temporary place to store material that…
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Brain of the computer that performs instructions defined by s…
Hard Drive
Storage device that stores digitally encoded data on rapidly…
52 terms
Computer Basics
Boot-up
Browser
Cursor
Desktop
This means to turn on the computer.
This is a program used for the Internet: Google, Firefox, Saf…
You move this with the mouse or with the arrow keys. It can b…
This is the screen that appears when you turn on your compute…
Boot-up
This means to turn on the computer.
Browser
This is a program used for the Internet: Google, Firefox, Saf…
65 terms
Computer Basics
Computer
Hardware
Software
Desktop
electronic device that has the ability to store, retrieve and…
any part of your computer that has a physical structure, incl…
any set of instructions that guides the hardware telling it h…
personal computer used at home, work, school or the library,…
Computer
electronic device that has the ability to store, retrieve and…
Hardware
any part of your computer that has a physical structure, incl…
18 terms
COMPUTER BASICS
INPUT
BIT
BYTE
PROCESSED
Raw data you enter into the computer
Basic unit of data stored or processed by a computer (it must…
Composed of a group of 8 bits
Computer is doing something to manipulate data
INPUT
Raw data you enter into the computer
BIT
Basic unit of data stored or processed by a computer (it must…
11 terms
Computer Basics
Computer
Input
bit
byte
is a machine that changes information from one form to anothe…
is the raw information, or data, that is entered into a compu…
building blocks. Can only have tow possible values- 0 or 1.
are a combined into groups of eight or more.
Computer
is a machine that changes information from one form to anothe…
Input
is the raw information, or data, that is entered into a compu…
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