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22 terms
computer applications & computer terminology
Active window
file name
folder
cursor
An active window is the currently focused window in the curre…
A filename (also written as two words, file name) is a name u…
a computer screen that can be used to access a directory cont…
a cursor is movable indicator on a computer screen identifyin…
Active window
An active window is the currently focused window in the curre…
file name
A filename (also written as two words, file name) is a name u…
50 terms
Computers, Beginning: Basic Computer Terminology
Internet
Browser
Hardware
USB Port
A worldwide network that helps connect millions of users arou…
Software that you use to access the internet/World Wide Web.
The physical pieces of a computer; monitor, keyboard, mouse,…
A standard cable connection interface on personal computers a…
Internet
A worldwide network that helps connect millions of users arou…
Browser
Software that you use to access the internet/World Wide Web.
6 terms
Computer Terminology
CAD
MDC
DMAV
MRE
Computer Aided Dispatch
Mobile Data Computer
Digital Media Audio Video
Mobile Report Entry
CAD
Computer Aided Dispatch
MDC
Mobile Data Computer
Computer Terminology
App
blog/weblog
database
internet
application; a small computer program that performs useful ta…
website that contains dated text entries in reverse chronolog…
groups of computer -accessible information records made up of…
worldwide computer network
App
application; a small computer program that performs useful ta…
blog/weblog
website that contains dated text entries in reverse chronolog…
17 terms
Computer Terminology
1. Hardware
2. Software
3. Network (LAN and WAN)
4. Server
- Any part of the computer that you can see or touch. The mon…
- A set of electronic instructions that tells the computer wh…
- A network is a group of connected computers that allow peop…
- A computer or device on a network that manages network reso…
1. Hardware
- Any part of the computer that you can see or touch. The mon…
2. Software
- A set of electronic instructions that tells the computer wh…
23 terms
computer terminology
computer
hardware
software
input
is a device that does computations and makes logical comparis…
the physical components of a computer.
the programs that the computer needs to perform a specific fu…
data enter in a computer ex. keyboard, mouse, scanner..
computer
is a device that does computations and makes logical comparis…
hardware
the physical components of a computer.
23 terms
computer terminology
computer
hardware
software
input
is a device that does computations and makes logical comparis…
the physical components of a computer
the programs that the computer needs to perform a specific fu…
data entered into a computer
computer
is a device that does computations and makes logical comparis…
hardware
the physical components of a computer
40 terms
Computer Terminology
Computer
Alert
Application software
Bit
An electronic device designed to accept data, perform mathema…
A message box that appears on the screen, usually to tell you…
The software that's running on your computer, such as the pha…
the smallest piece of information used by the computer. Deriv…
Computer
An electronic device designed to accept data, perform mathema…
Alert
A message box that appears on the screen, usually to tell you…
56 terms
Computer terminology
To start up a computer
Portion of memory used to hold informa…
Central processing unit. Processing ch…
The pointer usually an arrow controlle…
Bootup
clipboard
CPU
cursor
To start up a computer
Bootup
Portion of memory used to hold informa…
clipboard
26 terms
Computer terminology
Hardware
Hardware
Four basic functions
Input
Electronic parts of a computer
Computer chips,circuit board,hard drive,key board,monitors,an…
Input,processing,output, and storage
Entering data
Hardware
Electronic parts of a computer
Hardware
Computer chips,circuit board,hard drive,key board,monitors,an…
19 terms
Computer Terminology
DHCP
HTTP
ICMP
LAN
dynamic host configuration protocol
hyper text transfer protocol
internet control message protocol
local area network
DHCP
dynamic host configuration protocol
HTTP
hyper text transfer protocol
55 terms
Computer Terminology
Computer
Computer advantages
Computer Disadvantages
Finite
Fast, mechanical, Electro-mechanical (combination of electric…
a. Speed... b. Reliability... c. Consistency... d. Storage... e. Communic…
a. Health Risks... b. Violation of Privacy... c. Public Safety... d. I…
There is an ending point.
Computer
Fast, mechanical, Electro-mechanical (combination of electric…
Computer advantages
a. Speed... b. Reliability... c. Consistency... d. Storage... e. Communic…
19 terms
computer terminology
Computer
Hardware
Software
Input
Device that does computations and makes logical comparisons a…
The physical components of a computer
The intangible components of a computer system, particularly…
Whenever you enter data into your computer, it is referred to…
Computer
Device that does computations and makes logical comparisons a…
Hardware
The physical components of a computer
10 terms
Computer Terminology
Motherboard
Application Software
Operating Software
Hardware
printed circuit board that is the foundation of a computer, l…
Set of instructions that tell the computer what to do. Micros…
The program that, after being initially loaded into the compu…
The collection of a physical parts of a computer system. (Ex.…
Motherboard
printed circuit board that is the foundation of a computer, l…
Application Software
Set of instructions that tell the computer what to do. Micros…
62 terms
Computer Terminology
Application
Application Software
ASCII
Auxiliary Device
Another name for software
Software that applies the computer to specific tasks such as…
Computers use this standard of numerical representation of ze…
Any added peripheral device that is not essential to the comp…
Application
Another name for software
Application Software
Software that applies the computer to specific tasks such as…
8 terms
Computer Terminology
Screen Resolution
Temporary Memory
Permanent memory
Random Access
# of pixels along both dimensions (Width X height)
Only stores data while the computer is on
Data is stored even after the computer is off
Can access any location in any order... - RAM, hard drives, and…
Screen Resolution
# of pixels along both dimensions (Width X height)
Temporary Memory
Only stores data while the computer is on
65 terms
Computer Terminology
Antivirus software
App
Application software
ASCII (American Standard Code for Info…
"A computer program used to scan a computer's memory and disk…
Typically used to describe a software program on a smartphone…
"A category of software programs that helps you perform a spe…
"A code that represents characters as a series of 1s and 0s,…
Antivirus software
"A computer program used to scan a computer's memory and disk…
App
Typically used to describe a software program on a smartphone…
12 terms
Computer Terminology
Program
Applications
Malware
Internet
...
...
...
...
Program
...
Applications
...
22 terms
computer terminology
computer
hardware
software
input
Technically, a is a programmable machine.
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer…
describes computer programs. Related terms such as software p…
Whenever you enter data into your computer
computer
Technically, a is a programmable machine.
hardware
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer…
23 terms
computer terminology
computer
hardware
software
input
a computer is a programmable machine. This means it can execu…
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer…
Computer software is a general term that describes computer p…
Input can be something as simple as moving the mouse or click…
computer
a computer is a programmable machine. This means it can execu…
hardware
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer…
23 terms
computer terminology
computer
hardware
software
input
is a device that does computations and make logical comparisons
refers to the physical parts of a computer and related devices
a general term that describes computer programs
Whenever you enter data into your computer
computer
is a device that does computations and make logical comparisons
hardware
refers to the physical parts of a computer and related devices
23 terms
computer terminology
computer
haredware
software
input
is a device that does computations and makes logical comparis…
refers to the physical parts of a computer and related device…
is a general term that describes computer programs. Related t…
data entered into a computer
computer
is a device that does computations and makes logical comparis…
haredware
refers to the physical parts of a computer and related device…
14 terms
Computer Terminology
Applications
Program
Malware
Internet
Is a computer program designed to perform a group of coordina…
collection of instructions that performs a specific task when…
Short for malicious software is any software used to disrupt…
the global system of interconnected computer networks that us…
Applications
Is a computer program designed to perform a group of coordina…
Program
collection of instructions that performs a specific task when…
16 terms
Computer Hardware & Software Terminology
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…
10 terms
Computer terminology
Malware
Spyware
virtual learning
spam
A type of software which has a purpose to destroy the compute…
A software that allows the user the user to covert informatio…
Learning in an online environment.
Emails that are trash or unwanted.
Malware
A type of software which has a purpose to destroy the compute…
Spyware
A software that allows the user the user to covert informatio…
32 terms
Computer Terminology
Quick Access Toolbar
The Ribbon
Ruler
Slide Pane
Quick Access Toolbar is a customization toolbar that contains…
The Ribbon contains the commands you will need to preform com…
Ruler is makes it easy to align text and objects to your slide.
Slide Pane allows you to view and edit selected slides in the…
Quick Access Toolbar
Quick Access Toolbar is a customization toolbar that contains…
The Ribbon
The Ribbon contains the commands you will need to preform com…
23 terms
Computer Terminology
Alias
Example of Alias
Bluetooth
Bluetooth is used for
a file that "points" to another file (shortcuts)
Icons on the desktop
data transmission and device communication proton
wireless keyboards, mice, trackpads, etc.
Alias
a file that "points" to another file (shortcuts)
Example of Alias
Icons on the desktop
35 terms
computer terminology
hardware
software
USB
operating system
things you can touch , physical stuff
programs we interact with, the applications: chrome.. softwar…
small and resistant. transfers info and also transfers power.…
ios, os x, google...
hardware
things you can touch , physical stuff
software
programs we interact with, the applications: chrome.. softwar…
31 terms
Computer Terminology
Monitor
Keyboard
CPU
Mouse
the video display screen.
The most common input device for entering numeric and alphabe…
Central Processing Unit is the brains of the computer.
pointing device that controls the pointer on the screen.,
Monitor
the video display screen.
Keyboard
The most common input device for entering numeric and alphabe…
5 terms
Computer Terminology
CAD
MDC
DMAV
RMS
Computer Aided Dispatch
Mobile Data Computer
Digital Mobile Audio Video
Records Management System
CAD
Computer Aided Dispatch
MDC
Mobile Data Computer
40 terms
Computer Terminology
Computer
Alert
Application Software
Bit
An electronic device designed to accept data, perform mathema…
A message box that appears on the screen, usually to tell you…
The software that's running on your computer, such as the pha…
The smallest piece of information used by the computer. Deriv…
Computer
An electronic device designed to accept data, perform mathema…
Alert
A message box that appears on the screen, usually to tell you…
10 terms
Computer Terminology
Malware
Spyware
Virtual Learning
Spam
a computer software designed to damage or disable computer sy…
a software that allows you to take data from a computer by st…
a classroom online that allows students and teachers to commu…
an irrelevant or inappropriate message/ad put out in mass qua…
Malware
a computer software designed to damage or disable computer sy…
Spyware
a software that allows you to take data from a computer by st…
40 terms
Computer Terminology
Computer
Alert
Application Software
Bit
An electronic device designed to accept data, perform mathema…
A message box that appears on the screen, usually to tell you…
The software that's running on your computer, such as the pha…
The smallest piece of information used by the computer. Deriv…
Computer
An electronic device designed to accept data, perform mathema…
Alert
A message box that appears on the screen, usually to tell you…
27 terms
Computer Terminology
Computer Hardware
Computer SoftWare
Copy
Cut
Parts of a computer you can physically see and touch
Parts of a computer you cannot physically touch
Ctrl + C
Ctrl + X
Computer Hardware
Parts of a computer you can physically see and touch
Computer SoftWare
Parts of a computer you cannot physically touch
20 terms
Computer Terminology
Browser
E-Mail
Chat
Internet
Software that allows users to access and navigate the content…
Electronic messages and mail sent over the Internet.
An electronic conversation.
The worldwide network of computers that can communicate with…
Browser
Software that allows users to access and navigate the content…
E-Mail
Electronic messages and mail sent over the Internet.
24 terms
Computer Terminology
Browser
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Computer
Desktop
a program like internet explorer or safari which is used to v…
the part of the computer that processes the instructions in t…
An electronic device that preforms complex tasks at high spee…
a simple opening screen in windows that contains the start bu…
Browser
a program like internet explorer or safari which is used to v…
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
the part of the computer that processes the instructions in t…
13 terms
Computer Terminology
Cellular
DOS (Disk Operating System)
Software
Hardware
Refers to communications systems, especially the Advance Mobi…
The name IBM uses to market its version of the DOS operating…
Computer instructions or data. Anything that can be stored el…
Computer hardware refers to objets that you can actually touc…
Cellular
Refers to communications systems, especially the Advance Mobi…
DOS (Disk Operating System)
The name IBM uses to market its version of the DOS operating…
10 terms
Computer Terminology
Hardware
Software
Hard Drive
Disk Drives
Tower, Monitor, Anything you can touch
Programs, Data
Where the Data is Stored
Where the Disks, Cds, and DVD's go
Hardware
Tower, Monitor, Anything you can touch
Software
Programs, Data
40 terms
Computers, Beginning: Basic Computer Terminology
Internet
Browser
Hardware
USB Port
A worldwide network that helps connect millions of users arou…
Software that you use to access the internet/World Wide Web.
The physical pieces of a computer; monitor, keyboard, mouse,…
A standard cable connection interface on personal computers a…
Internet
A worldwide network that helps connect millions of users arou…
Browser
Software that you use to access the internet/World Wide Web.
6 terms
Computer Terminology
CAD
MDC
DMAV
MRE
Computer Aided Dispatch
Mobile Data Computer
Digital Mobile Audio Video
Mobile Report Entry
CAD
Computer Aided Dispatch
MDC
Mobile Data Computer
Computer Terminology
malware
cybercrime
computer security
virus
any program that damages, steals or disables data
illegal act done on computer
acticities protecting hardware, software, data from loss
malware, replicates itself and spreads to other media/computers
malware
any program that damages, steals or disables data
cybercrime
illegal act done on computer
25 terms
computer terminology
Hardware
CPU
hard disk
USB Drive
Metal ware, as tools, locks, hinges, or cutlery
Central processing unit: the key component of a computer syst…
Magnetic dist large area to store
Universal serial bus: a very small portable, hard drive that…
Hardware
Metal ware, as tools, locks, hinges, or cutlery
CPU
Central processing unit: the key component of a computer syst…
19 terms
Computer Terminology
Computer
Hardware
Software
Input
...
...
...
...
Computer
...
Hardware
...
18 terms
Computer Terminology
Computer
Byte
Bit
Hardware
Electronic device, Operates under the control of instructions…
bits in strings of eight
Each 0 or 1 in the binary system
any part of the computer you can touch or see
Computer
Electronic device, Operates under the control of instructions…
Byte
bits in strings of eight
23 terms
computer terminology
Computer
hardware
soft ware
input
Technically, a computer is a programmable machine.
Technically, a computer is a programmable machine.
Computer software is a general term that describes computer p…
Whenever you enter data into your computer, it is referred to…
Computer
Technically, a computer is a programmable machine.
hardware
Technically, a computer is a programmable machine.
40 terms
Computers, Advanced: Basic Computer Terminology
Internet
Browser
Hardware
USB Port
A worldwide network that helps connect millions of users arou…
Software that you use to access the internet/World Wide Web.
The physical pieces of a computer; monitor, keyboard, mouse,…
A standard cable connection interface on personal computers a…
Internet
A worldwide network that helps connect millions of users arou…
Browser
Software that you use to access the internet/World Wide Web.
23 terms
computer terminology
mouse
CPU(central processing unit)
computer
DVD (Digital Versatile Disc)
a pointing device with a laser guide underneath and 2 or more…
or cpu a silicon chip located on the motherboard that execute…
is a device that does computations and makes logical comparis…
dvd recorded with optical technology that can contain full le…
mouse
a pointing device with a laser guide underneath and 2 or more…
CPU(central processing unit)
or cpu a silicon chip located on the motherboard that execute…
23 terms
Computer terminology
computer
hardware
software
input
a computer is a programmable machine. This means it can execu…
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer…
Computer software is a general term that describes computer p…
Whenever you enter data into your computer, it is referred to…
computer
a computer is a programmable machine. This means it can execu…
hardware
Computer hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer…
15 terms
Computer Terminology
A Computer
Alert
App Software
Bit
An Electronic Device; accepts data, performs mathematical and…
A message box that appears when something is wrong or is happ…
A program running on the computer.
Smallest piece of information; "Binary Digit" in computer lan…
A Computer
An Electronic Device; accepts data, performs mathematical and…
Alert
A message box that appears when something is wrong or is happ…
20 terms
Computer Terminology
Application Software
Bit
Output Device
Video Card
A computer program designed to perform a group of coordinated…
A basic unit of information in computing and digital communic…
A device that receives data from a computer, usually for disp…
An expansion card which generates a feed of output images to…
Application Software
A computer program designed to perform a group of coordinated…
Bit
A basic unit of information in computing and digital communic…
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