Buttons and slots on a desktop computer
Take a look at the front and back of your computer case, and count the number of buttons, sockets, and
slots you see. Now look at your monitor and count any that appear there. You probably counted at le
Setting up your computer
Setting up a computer
You have a new computer and are ready to set it up. While this may seem like an overwhelming and
difficult task, it is really quite simple. It does not matter what name brand of computer you hav
How do I keep my computer healthy?
Computers are expensive, and with all big purchases you probably want to protect your investment.
Luckily, it is not difficult to keep your computer healthy and in good working order. M
Components of a computer
The basic parts of a desktop computer are the computer case, monitor, keyboard, mouse, and power
cord. Each part plays an important role whenever you use a computer.
Watch the video to learn about the basic parts of a
Beginning to use your computer
Starting up a new computer
When you start up a new computer for the first time, it will walk you through several steps to set up
and personalize it. These steps usually only take a few minutes, and some of them are optional.
As more people use email and more services such as banking, mail orders and subscriptions become
available through the Internet computer security becomes a necessary part of using a computer. But
how secure is the Inter
The hardware are the parts of the computer itself including the Central Processing Unit (CPU) and
related microchips and micro-circuitry, keyboards, monitors, case and drives (hard, CD, DVD, solidstate (ssd), floppy, optical, tape, etc.)
Introduction to Web Development
Web developers and designers create the websites that makeup the Internet. These series of articles are
meant to introduce web development and provide resources but not replace the benefits of taking a
course through one of
What Is an Application
You may have heard people talking about using an application, or an app. But what exactly does that
mean? An app is a type of software that allows you to perform specific tasks. Applications for desktop
or laptop computers are somet
What Is a Computer?
What is a computer?
A computer is an electronic device that manipulates information, or data. It has the ability to store,
retrieve, and process data. You can use a computer to type documents, send email, and browse the Web.
You can al
What is an operating system
What is an operating system?
An operating system is the most important software that runs on a computer. It manages the computer's
memory, processes, and all of its software and hardware. It also allows you to communicate with