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What's a computer?: Computer Literacy for Windows 10
What's a computer?: Computer Literacy for Windows 10

Some people refer to a computer as just the actual unit housing the main components of the hard drive, processor, memory, and so on. But to use a computer you also need a monitor, so you can see what you’re doing. You also need a keyboard and a mouse so you can enter text and commands, and control the computer. Other hardware is needed to accomplish additional tasks. In this video, we define our terms and discuss exactly what configuration of equipment is considered a “computer.”

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Skill Level Beginner
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