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Bus
A set of wires inside you computer that allow data to be sent back and forth. Most computers have several buses. Buses also have a speed, measured in megahertz, which determines how fast the data can travel.
Byte
A measurement of computer information There are eight bits in a byte. This is used to measure a single unit of information.
Cable Modem
Used to connect a computer to the Internet. This type of modem is the fastest, and is much faster than a traditional dial-up modem.
CD-R
Compact Disc; Blank CD’s that can be written by a CD burner.
CD-RW
Compact Disc Re-Writable; A blank CD that can be written by a CD burner. Unlike a CD-R (Recordable) , a CD-RW can be written to multiple times.
CPU
The main microprocessor chip inside a computer that runs the operating system and software. The box that contains the chip with (motherboard, expansion slots and power supply.).
Cyberspace
A term used to refer to the Internet where you send, receive and access data via your Internet connection.
Database
A collection of data stored and formatted in a way that makes it easy to retrieve the information.
Desktop
The files and programs loaded on the computer. The desktop contains pictures, or icons, that show cabinets, files folders and programs.
Directory
A compilation of links to Internet sites. These links are gathered and sorted by category. Yahoo and About.com are directory sites.