Bootstrap initial operating system
Basic input output startup
Boot initial operating startup
Basic input output system
Input, processing, output, and storage
Keyboard, display, memory, and disk drive
Word processing, spreadsheets, database, and contact management
Read, write, calculate, and display
It is where all your files are stored when you save them on your computer.
It is the computer memory.
It is where you put the cd in the computer.
It is a computer that randomly shuts down.
Software that shows that your computer system is in operating mode. It's working so the operating system is fine.
It's got nothing to do with computers.
It is the way your computer operates and performs tasks. It could be on any computer system.
A piece of software that controls the computer once it is loaded. Windows is an Operating System.
Downloading is a term used when your computers internet connection is slow and the web pages you are viewing download slow.
Downloading is a tech term for a program that is loading slow on your computer. For example if you open Microsoft Word and it opens slowly, it is therefore downloading.
Downloading means you are using a file that you got from the internet. Uploading means you are using a file that is on your computer.
Downloading means getting a copy of a file to view, use, or save on your computer.
When you defrag a computer it means you take it apart to clean. The first thing you must do is remove the main case.
When you defrag a computer you are actually removing viruses and nasty programs from your computer. You need to defrag to keep your computer safe.
Defragging is a process where a program move files on your computer to organize them for better access. It groups similar files together.
Defrag is a word made up by computer geeks. They usually say it in front of customers as a polite swear word. "Oh Defrag it!"
Computer hard drive is a hard round disc you insert into the computer. You can also get floppy diskettes but they are less common now.
A computer hard drive is a storage device where you can save files onto and retrieve at a later date.
A computer hard drive is the hard casing surrounding the computers electrical parts. It is the main protection for your computer.
A computer hard drive is the big box that you can put a cd into and put the monitor on.
Berkeley Standard Official Distribution, an operating system like Linux originally published by the University of California at Berkeley.
Blue Screen of Death. This is when the blue screens appears with an error stop code and this indicates you have a computer error!
Black Screen of Death. This is the true BSOD because it means you have a really big computer problem!
Big Stupid Office Doorjam, a pejorative name for early PCs. The PCs would often fail—turning them into large expensive bricks used to prop-open heavy doors
Executable files (.exe, .bat, .com)
Word or Excel files (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx)
Adobe Acrobat Reader files (.pdf, .ps)
Text files (.txt)
Run your virus scanner software and do whatever it says.
Physically disconnect the computer from the network and backup all of your files.
Backup all of your files and run your virus scanner software.
Update your virus scanner (or get a different brand) and then run it.
A megabyte is the measurement of the CPU speed. Therefore if a computer is 500mb it is reasonably fast by today's standards.
A megabyte is the measurement of the size in relation to computer memory and hard drives. It is abbreviated as MB.
A megabyte is a very large or mega file that takes up space that would usually be used by several files.
A megabyte is the measurement of the motherboard. This is so you can tell how powerful it is and how compatible it is with other computer components.
Cookies have got nothing to do with your computer, it’s a myth and the only cookie I know of are the ones you eat.
Cookies are files that the computer collects to show how much you use your computer.
A Cookie is a small text file that is created when you visit a website. It identifies you or your computer so next time you visit the website you will be recognized as a return visitor.
Cookie is those small disc shaped items that appear in all the popular games where you have to collect as many as you can.
Windows XP which means Windows 10 professional. This is the newest operating system.
Windows Vista because it’s actually really called windows 8 but they are still perfecting it
Windows 7 is the newest operating system.
Windows 98 does not mean it was made in 1998 it means 9.8
A computer processor is measured with miles per hour and then converted to computer language.
The computer processor is timed in minutes per second. Then it is calculated how many tasks it can perform in that time.
Our computer processor is measured in hertz. The the theory goes that the higher the number of megahertz or gigahertz, the faster the processor.
Revs Per Minute (RPM), just like a computer hard drive.
A melted motherboard that could have started a fire.
A piece of equipment that is too hot to touch.
A firewall is a protective casing that your computer components are contained in. It is a fireproof material that is used for all computers.
A security program that blocks out intruders from accessing your computer.
There’s nothing to worry about. Stories of magnets destroying computers are an urban myth.
Magnets can disrupt the flow of electricity in your computer, electrocuting you.
Most hard drives are based on very sensitive magnets and a powerful magnet can destroy all of your data in less than a second.
Computer cases are usually magnetic and strong magnets can become stuck to them permanently.
There’s nothing you can do to prevent lighting strike damage.
Turn off your computer before the storm hits
Plug your computer—and all of its accessories—into a surge protector.
Plug your computer into its own wall socket so it has its own grounded connection.
Find the Read-Only (lock icon) switch on the drive and turn it on.
Close down any open Windows Explorer window that show the contents of the drive.
Save and exit any files you have open on the drive, find the icon in the taskbar with a USB emblem, right click on it, select Safely Remove Hardware, and follow the instructions that appear.
You should never remove any drive from your computer without turning off your computer first.
5.6GHz (1.4GHz x 4)
22.4GHz (1.4GHz x 4 x 4)
It depends on whether it’s an Intel or an AMD processor.
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