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Computers Simplified®, 7th Edition by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 2. Discovering How Your Computer Works

You do not need to become an electronic engineer to use your computer. However, it does help if you know at least a little bit about how your computer works, and what processes are going on internally when you work with your computer. This chapter introduces you to what you need to know.

Discovering How Your Computer Works

Get to Know Data Input Devices

Data input is the process of sending information to the computer. This information consists of either instructions for the computer or data that you want to store on the computer. This section introduces you to the main types of computer input devices.

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