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.
Get to Know Data Input Devices 20
Get Acquainted with Data Output Devices 21
Learn About the Operating System 22
Tour the Central Processing Unit 24
Understanding Memory 26
Learn About Data Storage 28
Get to Know Data Input Devices
Data input is the process of sending information to the computer. This information consists of ...