Hardware devices such as scanners and fax machines

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(CPU) of the computer. Hardware devices such as scanners and fax machines usethis technology.scannerA hardware device that inputs data from an image, such as a printedpage, into a computer by means of a light sensitive device. The light sensitiveelement of the scanner picks up light and dark areas of the image, converts thisinto binary code in the form of a bitmap, and conveys this to the centralprocessing unit (CPU) of the computer.screen saverA moving picture or pattern that appears on-screen after a periodof mouse or keyboard inactivity. While screen savers were originally designed to77S
combat monitor burn-in problems, their widespread use today is largely aesthetic.scroll barIn a graphical user interface (GUI), a bar located along the edge of awindow or list. Clicking the scroll bar enables you to move up and down, and fromleft to right in the on-screen display area.search engineA program used to search the World Wide Web (WWW) pagesand files for keywords. You can enter keywords about a subject; the search enginethen usually searches as many Web sites as possible and returns a list of therelevant ones.serverA computer on a network that manages access to resources. Servercomputers are multifunctional, and are used in small and more complexnetworking environments. For example, on a local area network (LAN), a servercan provide client computer access to such resources as hardware devices anddata. On the Internet, a server computer can provide access to Web pages anddata resources.setupThe way in which a computer's hardware or software is configured.sharewareCopyrighted software that is initially issued free on a trial basis. Youare often encouraged to distribute copies of the program. If you like the software,you are asked to pay a fee to the software producer for continued use of thepackage. Many shareware packages become unusable after a specified length oftime if payment is not made to the producer.shortcutAn icon that provides a quick way of accessing a file, program,application, Web page, or any other accessible item. Shortcuts are typicallylocated on the desktop and can be activated by double-clicking. signatureIn e-mail applications, text that can automatically be added to the endof an email message containing details such as the sender's name and address.siliconA chemical element used as a semiconductor in electrical circuitry. Siliconprovides the base material for the construction of microchips. silicon chipA tiny electriconic circuit (known as an integrated circuit) composedof a silicon semiconductor. An electrical circuit with silicon as the semiconductormaterial. Silicon chips provide the basis for a wide range of electronic devices. slideIn presentation applications, the basic document used to create on-screenand printed presentations.

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Personal computer, Word processor, Computer keys

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