Computer Technology

By Solobest Peter   3 months ago   235
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COMPUTER BASICS  -  TERMINOLOGY Application  –  A  computer  program  that  does  specific  tasks  such  as  word processing  or  spreadsheets. Bit  –  Represents  a binary  digit  which  is  the  amount  of  information obtained  by  asking  a ‘yes’  or  ‘no’  question.  This  is  also  the  smallest  unit of  information stored  on a  computer  as  a 0  or  1. Blinking Cursor  –  This  is  a vertical  blinking  bar  that  locates  the  position on  the  screen  where  text  can be  inserted  or  deleted.  This  appears  most frequently  in  text  or  dialog  boxes. Byte  –  Data  is  stored  on a  computer  in  Bytes.  A  byte  is  one  character, which may  be  a number  or  letter.  A  byte  is  composed  of  8 consecutive bits.   1,000  bytes  = 1  kilobyte  (K  or  KB)   1,000  KB  =  1 megabyte  (MB)   1,000 MB  =  1 gigabyte  (GB)   1,000  GB  = 1  Terabyte  (TB) Cache  This  is  a  type  of  memory  and is  similar  to  RAM.  Cache  is  used  by the  computer  to  move  data between  the  RAM and  CPU. CD-ROM  –  A  removable  disk  that  stores  data.  A  CD-ROM  can  only  be read.  You  cannot  record  (save)  data  onto  one.  You  may  however  record (save)  onto  a CD-Rewritable  disk.  This  is  most  often called  a  CD.  A  CD looks  like  a music CD,  but  contains  data  instead  of  music.   Computer  –  A  collection  of  electronic  parts  that  allow  software  programs to  run  that  perform  certain  tasks.  A  computer  can accept  input,  change data,  store  data and  display  data. CPU  –  The  CPU  (central  processing  unit),  is  the  brain  of  the  computer. New  Windows-based  programs  use  a Pentium  processor  primarily.   Cursor  –  A  synonym  for  the  pointer,  which is  controlled  by  the  mouse. The  cursor  may  take  different  shapes.   DVD  (Digital  Versatile  Disc)  –  Technology  that  store  more  information than  a CD-ROM  and  can be  written upon.  The  disk resembles  a CD-ROM but  has  approximately  seven  times  the  storage  capacity. File  –  A  collection of  data  with a  name. 

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

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