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Computer Scrapbook

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S: Computer Parts

BC: My Project On Computer Parts | Written By : Jhannelle Francis

FC: My Project on a Computer System | By : Jhannelle Francis Date : October 2011 Teacher : Miss Hall

1: Introduction | This electronic scrapbook briefly explains hardware , software and processing cycle of a computer system. | Enjoy !

2: What is Hardware .? | This is the name given to the physical part of a computer.

3: What is Software ? | This is the name given to computer programs that tell the hardware how to work. | There are two types of software : Application Software Operating System

4: Application Software | This is a software that instructs a computer to carry out a specific task. Examples :

5: Operating System | System Software is usually called Operating System. This controls the hardware and how all other software works. Windows is most commonly used , made by Microsoft Corporation.

6: What is a Processing Cycle ? | This is the different stages a computer goes through to process data. The processing cycle includes i) Input ii) Output iii)Storage Media

7: Input Devices | These devices enter information into the computer.

8: Output Devices | These get processed information , out of a computer.

9: Storage Media | These devices store information until ready to use.

10: The Central Processing Unit | This is the brain of the computer and controls how the rest of the computer works. This is consist of : Control Unit Arithmetic Logic Unit

11: Control Unit | Arithmetic Logic Unit | This carries out instructions in the software and directs the flow of data. | This performs calculations and logic operations.

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  • Title: Computer Scrapbook
  • Scrapbook of computer pictures
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  • Started: over 6 years ago
  • Updated: over 6 years ago