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What is an input device?



Allows raw data to be entered into the system

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What is a system unit?

Enclosed case that contains internal components of a computer. Takes info from input and processes it to output

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What is Storage?

Sometimes known as secondary or auxiliary storage. Stores info for later

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What are Output devices?

Devices that take processed data and displays it meaningfully

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What is a network?

Group of two or more computers that are linked together.

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What does NIC stand for?

Network interface card

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What does the start menu give you access to?

Programmes
Documents
Find
Help
Run
Log off
Shut down

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What is a Quick launch?

Icons give you access to commonly used programmes

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What is an Open programme?

Icon on task bar shows the running programmes

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What is a System tray?

Displays things like clock antivirus programmes and icons of programmes that are constantly running

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What does OS stand for?

Operating system

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What is a computer

Electronic device used to process data and make it useful for people
Complete tasks that are given by users
Need both hardware and software to complete tasks

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input devices

Keyboard, mice, microphone, image scanner, webcam, trackball, touch pad,

Accepts data instructions from user

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Output device

Headphones, printers, speakers, monitors

Returns information to user

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System unit

PSU, case, Cooling fans, expansion cards, motherboards, RAM, CPU

Case that holds the internal components

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Input and output/ communication devices

Joystick, touch screen, hubs, routers, switches, modems

Both of input and output controls

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Storage units

Hard drive
Floppy drive
Media player
Camera
CD
DVD
USB

Saves data permanently

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What is a hard drive

Any part of the you can touch that's inside the case or attached to it by cords

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What is software

Electronic instructions that tell a computer what to do

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Two types of software

Operating system software

Controls the overall activity of a computer

Application software

Allows users to perform certain tasks (calculators, play games)

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Why are the 4 parts of hardware

1. Input
2. System unit
3. Storage
4. Output

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WAP

Wireless access point

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Wireless fidelity

Wifi

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PDAs

Personal digital assistants

Allows you to access internet where ever

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CC

Carbon copy

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BCC

Blind carbon copy

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LAN

Local area network

Allows you to connect to Internet at school or work

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Intranet

Private network

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WAN

Wide area network

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WWW

World Wide Web

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Web page

Single web document

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Website

Collection of web pages

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What lets you send but not receive info

Satellite

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ISP

Internet service provider

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Type of connection that allows you to access the Internet at the airport or Cafe

Wireless

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Slowest internet connection

Dial up

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Domain or organization

.org

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Domain government

.gov

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Networking organization domain

.net

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Commercial business domain

.com

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URL

Universal resource locator

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HTTP

Hyper text transfer protocol

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What is the s after HTTPs

Secure connection

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E-business web sites that allow users to purchase products or services

Operational

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Name

User names file when saving it

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Extension

A suffix that windows XP adds to a file to help find it later on

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Size

Space of the file

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Type

Shows programme used to access it

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Date modified

Last date file was changed

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File name can be how many characters long

Up to 215 characters including spaces in length

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What are some things that are not to be included in a file name?

/ \ : * ? ^ |

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Tips for file naming

Short

Meaningful name that you will remember

Abbreviate names when possible

Use naming scheme and be consistent

Separate draft and complete work

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File

Contains users information

Software computer information

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Folders

Contains a bunch of files around the same subject

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What are the 7 things for email etiquette?

Email etiquette
1. Appropriate subject line
2. Carbon copy
3. Get to the point
4. Professional
5. Minimum attachments
6. Greeting salutation
7. No forwards