Selected Articles From OC Business Executives
For Today's Office & Home Computer User
by Extra Care Computer Technologies
In the year 2003 most households, small offices
and classrooms have a minimum of one to two computers,
regardless of economic level or size. Oftentimes
when an individual user needs to upgrade their
system or they need repairs, communicating with
their service providers or retail vendor can be
frustrating. Regarding service, Extra Care Computer
Technologies would like to give some basic terms
and information that will benefit all computer
basic definitions will make life easier for all
users when communicating service and repair issues.
Objects you can physically touch, such as disk
drives, monitors, keyboards Printers and internal
components of a computer.
Untouchable, instructions for the computer, a
series of instructions that perform a particular
task is called a program. Software tells the hardware
how to process data or information.
Operating system manages the computer system.
Provides file, task and job management. All application
programs "talk to" the operating system. Examples
are Windows NT/ XP /2000/ and DOS.
Networking allows you to share computer information
and resources on one computer to another, such
as printers, files, programs, CD recorders (burners),
scanners and CD-Rom drives. A single internet
connection can be shared with all computers as
Networking: The use of radio frequency (RF)
technology to connect workstations, printers,
etc.Wireless networking increases mobility and
decreases the need for cabling and wiring.
Computer Industry can sometimes be confusing and
intimidating to the individual end user, especially
in today's advanced and fast-paced technological
market. With some sound knowledge and terminology,
anyone can make smart choices and decisions concerning
their computer system. So please learn these terms
and their meanings. It will save you time when
your computer system goes down.
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