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Name three pieces of computer hardware
monitor, mouse, keyboard, computer data storage, hard disk drive (HDD), graphic cards, sound cards, memory, motherboard,
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Name three types of computer software
Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, Linux
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Name three computer output devices
Monitor, Printer, Speaker, Projector, Headphones
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Name three computer input devices
Mouse, Keyboard, Touch Screen, Flashdrive, Scanner
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What is the job of the computer case?
A computer case provides two things for a computer. It protects the hardware and helps to keep it cool.
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What is the job of the motherboard?
This is the main circuit board which is used to hold and allow communications between many of the electronic components in a system. It also provides connectors for other devices for example, a keyboard or mouse.
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What is the job of the power supply?
A Power Supply Unit is to convert electricity from the mains to low voltage in order to operate the processor supply power into the internal components. Some power supply is manual for the input voltage, while others automatically adapt to the supply
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What is the job of the central processing unit (C.P.U)?
This is the electronic Circuit within a computer which carries out instructions of a computer program by performing basic arithmetic, logical and input and output devices.
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What is the job of the BIOS?
This is the program a personal computer's microprocessor uses to get the computer system started after you turn it on. It also manages data flow between the computer's operating system and attached devices such as the hard disk, video adapter, ke
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What is the job of the RAM?
Random Access Memory is a form of computer data storage. It allows data to be accessed inside the memory. In contrast, with other direct-access data storage media such as hard disks, CD-RWs, DVD-RWs.
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What is the job of the hard drive?
A hard disk drive, also known as a hard drive or HDD, is used to store data long term. Data can include the computer's operating system and applications as well as personal files including photographs, documents and music.
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Name four things that might stop a computer from working properly
Power problems, Loose external cable connections, Loose data cable connection, Loose adapter card, Faulty RAM, Incorrect device driver, Fans are dirty/clogged, Incorrect jumper settings, CMOS Battery problem, Incorrect firmware Failed parts
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