What's a computer?


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What's a computer?

When using the word computer, in the context of this training course, I'm referring to the entire package of everything you need to actually accomplish tasks. 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. Now some computers like notebook computers or all-in-one computers have built-in monitors, but it's important to not confuse the monitor with the computer itself. The monitor, also called the display, doesn't do any of the work or processing.

It simply displays the computer's interface, which is still an essential component of the entire system. You also need a keyboard and a mouse, so you can enter text and commands and control the computer. You'll often need speakers or headphones, so you can hear the sounds your computer makes. Some computers have built-in speakers, while others don't. Compu...

What's a computer?
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What's a computer? provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Computer Literacy for Windows 7

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Business
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