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15 terms
Basic Computer Terms
Click
Close
Computer
Crash
To select an object by pressing the mouse button.
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
A machine that processes data according to a set of instructi…
Your computer or application no longer works correctly and so…
Click
To select an object by pressing the mouse button.
Close
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
22 terms
Computer: Basic terms
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…
30 terms
Basic Computer Terms
Click
Close
Computer
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
To select an object by pressing the mouse button when the cur…
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
A general-purpose machine that processes data according to a…
This term has two meanings (just to confound beginners, you u…
Click
To select an object by pressing the mouse button when the cur…
Close
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
22 terms
Computer: Basic terms
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…
14 terms
Basic Computer Terms
keyboard
computer
mouse
right click
keyboard
computer
30 terms
Basic Computer Terms
Click
Close
Computer
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
To select an object by pressing the mouse button when the cur…
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
A general-purpose machine that processes data according to a…
This term has two meanings (just to confound beginners, you u…
Click
To select an object by pressing the mouse button when the cur…
Close
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
50 terms
Basic Computer Terms
It is the doorway to the resources in…
The computer's master control program.…
Developed by Microsoft, it is the most…
In Windows, prior to Vista, it was the…
My Computer
Operating System or OS
Windows
My Documents or Documents
It is the doorway to the resources in…
My Computer
The computer's master control program.…
Operating System or OS
57 terms
Basic Computer and Technology Terms
Internet
Web
Website
Webpage
A computer network that offers service to millions of users a…
Another way of saying the Internet; the World Wide Web.
A place on the internet where you can get information, see pi…
A page on a website.
Internet
A computer network that offers service to millions of users a…
Web
Another way of saying the Internet; the World Wide Web.
31 terms
CMS Basic Computer Terms
application
bold
central processing unit
clicking
another word for a program or software
A font style that makes letters and words darker
where all of the information you put into the computer is sto…
pointing to something on the screen and then pushing the butt…
application
another word for a program or software
bold
A font style that makes letters and words darker
28 terms
Basic Computer Terms
Binary Code
bit
Byte
Kilobyte
Numbering system of ones and zeros. Base 2 numbering system.…
Smallest unit of measure of the binary system. Holds either a…
A group of eight bits. Example: 1001 1100. Number of bits to…
About 1000 bytes. (1024 bytes)
Binary Code
Numbering system of ones and zeros. Base 2 numbering system.…
bit
Smallest unit of measure of the binary system. Holds either a…
30 terms
Basic Computer Terms and Icons
Click
Close
Computer
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
To select an object by pressing the mouse button when the cur…
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
Electronic device that receives, processes, and stores data a…
Central Processor Unit--the main chip on the computer that ma…
Click
To select an object by pressing the mouse button when the cur…
Close
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
37 terms
Computer Literacy - Basic Computer Terms, Part 1 - Hardware
USB
Ports
RAM
ROM
(Universal Serial Bus) is the standard method of connecting e…
Places on the outside of the computer that connect to the mot…
Random Access Memory. This is the memory the computer needs t…
Read Only Memory. Program memory that is not likely to change…
USB
(Universal Serial Bus) is the standard method of connecting e…
Ports
Places on the outside of the computer that connect to the mot…
16 terms
Basic Computer Terms
Click
Computer
Crash
Desktop
Click
Computer
8 terms
Basic Computer Terms
CPU
disk drive
hard drive
keyboard
Central processing unit; the brain of the computer; controls…
A peripheral(outer) device that reads and/or writes informati…
A device (usually within the computer case) that reads and wr…
A peripheral (outer) device used to input data by pressing keys
CPU
Central processing unit; the brain of the computer; controls…
disk drive
A peripheral(outer) device that reads and/or writes informati…
27 terms
Computer: Basic terms
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…
30 terms
Basic Computer Terms
Click
Close
Computer
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
To select an object by pressing the mouse button when the cur…
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
A general-purpose machine that processes data according to a…
This term has two meanings ... 1) Central Processor Unit--the ma…
Click
To select an object by pressing the mouse button when the cur…
Close
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
30 terms
Basic Computer Terms
Click
Close
Computer
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
To select an object by pressing the mouse button when the cur…
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
A general-purpose machine that processes data according to a…
This term has two meanings (just to confound beginners, you u…
Click
To select an object by pressing the mouse button when the cur…
Close
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
30 terms
Basic Computer Terms
Click
Close
Computer
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
To select an object by pressing the mouse button when the cur…
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
A general-purpose machine that processes data according to a…
This term has two meanings (just to confound beginners, you u…
Click
To select an object by pressing the mouse button when the cur…
Close
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
Basic Computer Terms
CPU
RAM
Hard Disk Drive
Optical Drive
The part of the computer system that manages all electronic s…
Random Access Memory -- The part of the computer hardware use…
The part of the computer system that stores program instructi…
The part of the computer system that reads and writes data fo…
CPU
The part of the computer system that manages all electronic s…
RAM
Random Access Memory -- The part of the computer hardware use…
11 terms
Basic Computer Terms
cursor
desktop
icon
home page
a mark on a computer screen that shows the place where inform…
an area on a computer screen in which small pictures (called…
a small picture on a computer screen that represents a progra…
the part of a Web site that is seen first and that usually co…
cursor
a mark on a computer screen that shows the place where inform…
desktop
an area on a computer screen in which small pictures (called…
36 terms
Basic Computer Terms
CPU
Monitor (screen)
QWERTY Keyboard
Mouse
(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor c…
display consisting of a device that takes signals from a comp…
the standard typewriter keyboard... (englische Tastatur)
a hand-operated electronic device that controls the coordinat…
CPU
(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor c…
Monitor (screen)
display consisting of a device that takes signals from a comp…
28 terms
Basic Computer Terms
CPU
Disk Drive
Hard Drive
Keyboard
Central processing unit; the brain of the computer; controls…
A device that reads and/or writes information on a disk
A device (usually within the computer case) that reads and wr…
A device used to input data by pressing keys
CPU
Central processing unit; the brain of the computer; controls…
Disk Drive
A device that reads and/or writes information on a disk
30 terms
Basic Computer Terms
Click
Close
Computer
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
To select an object by pressing the mouse button.
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
A machine that processes data according to a set of instructi…
1) Central Processor Unit--the main chip on the computer that…
Click
To select an object by pressing the mouse button.
Close
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
30 terms
Basic Computer Terms
Computer
Computer Literacy
Input Devices
CPU
Electronic device, operating under the control of... instruction…
Having a current knowledge and understanding of... computers and…
anything that puts information into the... computer
interprets & runs the commands you give... the the computer
Computer
Electronic device, operating under the control of... instruction…
Computer Literacy
Having a current knowledge and understanding of... computers and…
60 terms
Basic Computer Terms
My Computer or Computer
Operating System or OS
Windows
My Documents or Documents
It is the doorway to the resources in a Windows computer.
The computer's master control program. It sets the communicat…
Developed by Microsoft, it is the most widely used operating…
In Windows, prior to Vista, it was the default personal folde…
My Computer or Computer
It is the doorway to the resources in a Windows computer.
Operating System or OS
The computer's master control program. It sets the communicat…
39 terms
Basic Computer Terms
Computer
Examples of a computer
Desktop
Laptop
electronic device that manipulates information or data; sees…
desktop, laptop, tablet, phone, game console, calculator
computer that is stationary - designed to remain in one locat…
computer designed to move from one location to another
Computer
electronic device that manipulates information or data; sees…
Examples of a computer
desktop, laptop, tablet, phone, game console, calculator
36 terms
Computer Basic Terms
cpu
monitor
qwerty keyboard
mouse
cpu
monitor
22 terms
Computer: Basic terms
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…
15 terms
Basic computer terms
keyboard
mouse
monitor
computer
teclado
ráton
screen / pantalla
computadora
keyboard
teclado
mouse
ráton
48 terms
computer basic terms
Domain Name
HTTP
Malware
Home Page
Part of the URL. ... Example: www.kmalis.com... Each one includes a…
(Hypertext Transfer Protocol) - A standard used to retrieve d…
A program or a set of program instructions that are designed…
The main page of a web site; usually the first page.
Domain Name
Part of the URL. ... Example: www.kmalis.com... Each one includes a…
HTTP
(Hypertext Transfer Protocol) - A standard used to retrieve d…
33 terms
Computer Literacy - Basic Computer Terms, Part 6 - Excel
Name Box
Formula Bar
Active Cell
Spreadsheet
In this field, you might see "A6". It tells you which is your…
In this field, you can see which of the three types of inform…
This is a cell that is ready to have information added or to…
Similar to a page in Word or a slide in Powerpoint
Name Box
In this field, you might see "A6". It tells you which is your…
Formula Bar
In this field, you can see which of the three types of inform…
36 terms
Computer Basic Terms
cpu
Monitor
Qwerty keyboard
Mouse
cpu
Monitor
30 terms
Basic Computer Terms
Click
Close
Computer
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
To select an object by pressing the mouse button when the cur…
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
A general-purpose machine that processes data according to a…
This term has two meanings (just to confound beginners, you u…
Click
To select an object by pressing the mouse button when the cur…
Close
To close a window that has been opened for viewing and / or e…
20 terms
Basic Computer Terms - 20
Printer
inkjet printer
speakers
input device
a machine for printing text or pictures onto paper, especiall…
a printer in which the characters are formed by minute jets o…
They receive audio input from the computer's sound card
A peripheral (piece of computer hardware equipment) used to p…
Printer
a machine for printing text or pictures onto paper, especiall…
inkjet printer
a printer in which the characters are formed by minute jets o…
16 terms
Basic Computer Parts & Terms
Word Processing
Boot-up
Folder
File
Typing with a program designed to make documents.
To start up a computer.
A place to keep and organize files on a computer.
A created piece of work on a computer; can be document, music…
Word Processing
Typing with a program designed to make documents.
Boot-up
To start up a computer.
16 terms
Basic Computer Parts & Terms
Word Processing
Boot-up
Folder
File
Typing with a program designed to make documents.
To start up a computer.
A place to keep and organize files on a computer.
A created piece of work on a computer; can be document, music…
Word Processing
Typing with a program designed to make documents.
Boot-up
To start up a computer.
37 terms
Computer Basic Terms
cpu
monitor
qwerty keyboard
mouse
cpu
monitor
60 terms
Basic Computer Terms
Access Time
Latency
Active Window
Alert
The time it takes a hard drive to store a file. Usually recor…
A time interval between the stimulation and response
The term for the window or program at the front of the monitor
A message that appears on the screen to tell you something is…
Access Time
The time it takes a hard drive to store a file. Usually recor…
Latency
A time interval between the stimulation and response
40 terms
Basic Computer Terms
What does RAM stand for?
What does ALU stand for?
What does ROM stand for?
What is HTTP? What does it stand for?
Random Access Memory.
Arithmetic, Logic, Unit.
Ready Only Memory.
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol, the data transfer protocol used…
What does RAM stand for?
Random Access Memory.
What does ALU stand for?
Arithmetic, Logic, Unit.
9 terms
Basic Computer Terms (8)
Screen
Keyboard
CPU
Printer
Display part of a monitor where results of computer processin…
Set of keys for letters, numbers, and symbols that enable you…
Central processing unit; brains of the computer where most ca…
Prints a copy of info that has been processed in the computer…
Screen
Display part of a monitor where results of computer processin…
Keyboard
Set of keys for letters, numbers, and symbols that enable you…
13 terms
Basic Computer & Networking Terms
Application Software
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Data Storage Device
Flash Drive
Software that performs a specific data=processing function
Brain of the computer that performs instructions defined by s…
Device capable of permanently or temporarily storing digital…
A mobile storage device
Application Software
Software that performs a specific data=processing function
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Brain of the computer that performs instructions defined by s…
13 terms
Basic Computer & Networking Terms
Application Software
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Data Storage Device
Flash Drive
Software that performs a specific data=processing function
Brain of the computer that performs instructions defined by s…
Device capable of permanently or temporarily storing digital…
A mobile storage device
Application Software
Software that performs a specific data=processing function
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Brain of the computer that performs instructions defined by s…
40 terms
Basic Computer Terms
What does RAM stand for?
What does ALU stand for?
What does ROM stand for?
What is HTTP? What does it stand for?
Random Access Memory.
Arithmetic, Logic, Unit.
Ready Only Memory.
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol, the data transfer protocol used…
What does RAM stand for?
Random Access Memory.
What does ALU stand for?
Arithmetic, Logic, Unit.
12 terms
Computer Basic Terms
CPU
Keyboard
Mouse
Monitor
The brains of your computer that process information.
A device for typing, letters,numbers, and symbols.
A hand held device for moving a cursor around the screen
Displays information on the screen
CPU
The brains of your computer that process information.
Keyboard
A device for typing, letters,numbers, and symbols.
16 terms
Basic Computer Terms
Input
Monitor
CPU
Mouse
Information sent to the computers processor from devices like…
a video display of output from the computer
Central Processing Unit, or brains of the computer. This take…
an input you move with your hands and click on icons
Input
Information sent to the computers processor from devices like…
Monitor
a video display of output from the computer
52 terms
Basic Computer terms
Arrow Keys
Backspace/Delete Key
Backup
Bit
keys on a keyboard that move the cursor left or right, up or…
Key on a keyboard that moves the cursor to the left one space…
This is an extra copy of a file or document.
smallest unit of information that a computer can hold.
Arrow Keys
keys on a keyboard that move the cursor left or right, up or…
Backspace/Delete Key
Key on a keyboard that moves the cursor to the left one space…
22 terms
Computer: Basic terms
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…
15 terms
basic computer terms
computer hardware
cpu/central processing unit
desk top
flash drive
the basic computer parts, monitor, cpu- central processing un…
the name of the computer's brain
the first image you see when you boot up the computer
a small data storage device that has a built in usb connection
computer hardware
the basic computer parts, monitor, cpu- central processing un…
cpu/central processing unit
the name of the computer's brain
8 terms
Basic Computer Vocabulary
screen
keyboard
delete
type
The part of the computer you look at.
The part of the computer you type on.
Erase a letter or word on a computer.
Write on a keyboard.
screen
The part of the computer you look at.
keyboard
The part of the computer you type on.
36 terms
Basic Computer Terms
Cpu
Monitor
QWERTY Keyboard
Mouse
Cpu
Monitor
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