ITFT- basics of computer II

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ITFT- basics of computer II

  1. 1. Definition of computer A computer is an electronic device that receives data, processes data, and produces a result.
  2. 2. Acronym • C: Common • O: Oriented • M: Machine • P: Particularly • U: Used In • T: Trade • E: Electronics and • R: Research
  3. 3. INPUT PROCESSING OUTPUT Functions of Computer
  4. 4. Hardware and Software A computer is made up of two components: SOFTWARE HARDWARE
  5. 5. HARDWARE Hardware: Tangible parts of the computer.
  6. 6. •Input Devices:- These are the devices through which we can enter our information or data to the computer system. •Output Devices:- These are the devices through which we can get our result from the computer system. •Storage Devices:- A device capable of storing data. The term usually refers to mass storage devices, such as disk and tape drives. Hardware is further made up of four parts:
  7. 7. Game controller Mouse Track BallKeyboard Scanner Input Devices
  8. 8. Output Devices Monitor Speaker Printer
  9. 9. Storage Devices Hard Drive CD DriveFloppy Drive Pen Drive
  10. 10. Software: Set of instructions written by programmers. Example, •Windows •MS Word, MS PowerPoint etc, •Games •Windows Media Player, Winamp SOFTWARE
  11. 11. Types of software System Software Application Software
  12. 12. Types of Software: Systems software:- Includes the operating system and all the utilities that enable the computer to function. Applications software:- Includes programs that do real work for user. For example, word processor, spreadsheet and database management system ms fall under the category of applications software.
  13. 13. Thank You!!

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