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The CPU in an example of an output device.

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2

Main memory is also called RAM memory.

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3

A computer with two CPUs is called a dual-processor computer.

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4

The CPU reads instructions and data from memory via the data bus.

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The most frequently used data is stored in cache memory

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6

A gigabyte or GB is 1024MB.

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7

The data bus connects the CPU to the output devices such as the monitor.

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8

Main memory holds the program instructions for applications that are currently being processed.

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9

Memory that is permanent is called “volatile” memory.

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10

When you work on a spreadsheet program like Excel, the program is loaded into main memory for processing.

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11

Optical disks are an example of main memory.

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12

The operating system control’s a computer’s resources

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13

Linux is a version of Unix that was developed by the open source community.

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14

Horizontal-market application software serves the needs of a specific industry.

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15

Firmware is computer software that is installed into a printer and cannot be changed.

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16

A thin client is a client-server application that requires nothing more than a browser.

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17

When one buys an operating system like WinXP, you are actually buying a software license

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18

A grocery scanning checkout system would be an example of horizontal-market software

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