ABCC Ch.4 Vocabulary Notes
ABCC Ch.4 Vocabulary Notes CIS 105
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Date Created: 09/13/16
Operating Systems ● CPU Cache: (CPU– central processing unit) is small, quick memory that stores copies of info. and data from the most regularly used parts of main memory. ○ Helps to decrease time it takes to access memory ● RAM: (Random Access Memory) primary storage ○ Volatile memory ● Registers: extremely fast, small memory locations used to quicken implementation of computer programs, providing access to commonly used calculated values. ● FAT: Table of contents for the disk. ○ directs the read/write arm of the hard drive to where data exists and helps to access it. ● Defragmentation: program that reorganizes the hard disk ● TCP/IP: set of rules for transferring info. from one computer to another ● StandAlone Computers: computers not connected to any other computer ● Device Driver: allows for communication with peripheral hardware. ● GUI (Graphical User Interface): Allows user to interact with computer and devices connected to it. ● Embedded Operating Systems: Computing system/device that performs a specific function
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