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Ms. Etherington Crossword

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backing up, refers to the copying and archiving of computer data so it may be used to restore the original after a data loss event. Backup
a tag used to categorize posts on Twitter (tweets) according to topics. Hashtag
a typeface in which characters have no serifs Helvetica
A publicly accessible system of networks that connects computers around the world via the TCP/IP protocol. Internet
The main printed circuit board in a complex electronic device, such as a personal computer, usually containing thecentral processing unit, the main system memory, and other components essential to the device's operation Motherboard
a device that can be slotted into a computer to allow the use of audio components for multimedia applications. SoundCard
the programs and other operating information used by a computer. Software
a printed circuit board controlling output to a display screen. VideoCard
a computer designed for use by one person at a time. Personal Computer
In computing, an optical disc drive (ODD) is a disk drive that uses laser light or electromagnetic waves within or near the visible light spectrum as part of the process of reading or writing data to or from optical discs. Optical Disk Drive
RAM (random access memory) is the place in a computer where the operating system, application programs, and data in current use are kept so that they can be quickly reached by the computer's processor. Random Access Memory
All the parts of a computer you can touch Hardware
a high-capacity, self-contained storage device containing a read-write mechanism plus one or more hard disks, inside a sealed unit. Hard Drive
An underlying base or foundation especially for an organization or system. Infrastructure
an information system on the Internet that allows documents to be connected to other documents by hypertext links, enabling the user to search for information by moving from one document to another. World Wide Web

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Computer Terminology Crossword

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The basic unit information in computing and digital communications bit
is considered as a unit of memory size byte
represented by values of a physical quantity digital
pull or drag draw
a folder or box for holding loose items file
a flexible removable magnetic disk floppy disk
made of stiff paper or card for storing loose items folder
involving drawing, engraving or lettering graphical
what is put in, taken in, or operated on by any process or system input
a point where two systems meet or interact interface
controlling the movement of an image on a computer joystick
a panel of keys that operate a computer or typewriter keyboard
information which the computer stores memory
a combined devise for modulation and demodulation modem
a small handheld device which is moved across a mat mouse
a group or system of interconnected people or things network
a place where power or information leaves a system output
able to be attached to and used with a computer peripherals
a piece of equipment that marks out points on a chart plotter
a machine for printing text or pictures printer

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Computer Terms Word Search

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Bit
Browser
Clip art
computer
copy
data
delete
desktop
digital
disk
drag
email
Excel
File
flash
flash drive
folder
font
hyperlink
Keyboard
link
log out
login
memory
modem
monitor
Mouse
Page
password
paste
Power
ram
rom
runtime
save
scroll
server
spyware
storage
surf
text
toolbar
trash
undo
URL
username
utility
virus
web
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COMPUTER PARTS Crossword

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WHAT IS THE SCREEN OF A COMPUTER CALLED MONITOR
WHAT DO YOU TYPE ON TO MAKE WORDS APPEAR ON THE MONITOR KEYBOARD
WHAT DO YOU USE TO NAVIGATE AROUND YOUR COMPUTER MOUSE
WHAT DEVICE ALLOWS YOU TO MAKE A PAPER COPY OF THE INFORMATION ON YOUR COMPUTER PRINTER
WHAT DEVICE MAKES SOUND FROM YOUR COMPUTER AUDIBLE SPEAKER
WHAT IS A SET OF FACTS OR FIGURES SYSTEMATICALLY DISPLAYED, ESPECIALLY IN COLUMNS TABLE
WHAT PART OF A COMPUTER EXECUTES ALL GIVEN COMMANDS CPU
WHAT IS THE MOST PRIMARY PART OF A COMPUTER MOTHERBOARD
WHAT ALLOWS YOU TO TYPE ON THE KEYBOARD KEYS
WHERE ARE THE IMAGES YOU CHOOSE, OR WANT TO SEE, DISPLAYED SCREEN
WHAT TOOL(s) COMPRISES A COMPUTER SYSTEM HARDWARE
WHAT CATEGORY DOES GOOGLE FALL INTO BROWSER
WHAT ORGANIZES ALL OF YOUR COMPUTERS INFORMATION FOLDERS
WHAT CATEGORY DO COMMENTS/ OPINIONS FALL UNDER NOTES
WHAT REPRESENTS A COMMAND ON YOUR DEVICE ICON
WHAT WORD DESCRIBES RESTARTING YOUR DEVICE REBOOT
WHAT ITEM IS ESSENTIAL FOR CONNECTING EXTERNAL DEVICES TO YOUR COMPUTER USB
WHAT CIRCULAR DISK HOLDS LARGE AMOUNTS OF DATA DVD
WHAT WORD DESCRIBES HOW YOU WOULD ELECTRONICALLY RETREIVE DATA SEARCH

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Computer Hardware Crossword

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Smallest unit a computer can work with. bit
A small unit of memory equivalent to 8 bits. byte
Data expressed as a series of 1s and 0s electronically. digital
To create an image. draw
To place documents in a particular order file
A flexible, removable, magnetic, memory disk. floppy disk
A way to store free pieces of work folder
Indicates the use of colours, pictures or icons. graphical
The opposite of output. input
A device which lets you interact with the computer. interface
An input device that is a column used for control. joystick
Is an input device used on laptops and desktops. keyboard

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Digital Technology Crossword

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computer resources must be ready for use by authorized users when needed availability
keep information protected from unauthorized disclosure or viewing confidentiality
process of converting data into a secret code for transmission over a public network cryptography
separate two or more parts of a network to control data exchange between each other firewall
prevent data from being modified or tampered with integrity
rate at which a processor can complete a processing cycle clock speed
data sent to your computer by a Web server that records your actions on a certain Web site cookie
code made up of numbers separated by three dots that identifies a particular computer on the Internet IP address
computer network limited to a small area such as an office building, university, or even a residential home LAN
main circuit board of your computer and is also known as the mainboard or logic board motherboard
each motherboard has a collection of chips and controllers known as _____ chipset
external device that provides input and output for the computer (e.g. keyboard, mouse) peripheral
memory containing hardwired instructions that the computer uses when it boots up, before the system software loads ROM
protocol used for sending e-mail over the Internet using a set of commands that authenticate and direct the transfer of electronic mail SMTP
hardware or software that acts as a bridge between two networks so that data can be transferred between a number of computers gateway

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Hardware and Software Puzzel Crossword

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A small piece of silicon that includes data and important info, used in computers and other machines too. Microchip
A piece of equipment that must be connected to a device to save a specific document. USB stick
Used for putting designs into a computer with an electronic pen. Graphics Tablet
Physical computer eguipment such as keyboard. Hardware
Computer programs such as windows. Software
Information that enters a device from another machine. Input
Something produced in a device that leaves it. Output
Used for typing information onto a document. Keyboard
A screen that shows an image or information. Monitor
A personal computer. PC
The part of a computer that controls and performs all its operations. Processor
Used for copying a picture or document into a computer. Scanner
A flat surface on a computer that shows images contains apps and information. Sreen
Machine that lets out documents or images you have created. Printer
Sends or recieves info from a disk. Drive

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Computer Basics Crossword

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It has the ability to store, retrieve, and process data. Also it is an electronic device that manipulates information, or data computer
uses an electronic eye to detect movement and is easier to clean. Optical mouse
what is any set of instructions that tells the hardware what to do and how to do it. Software
what is the computers main circuit board motherboard
Ram is an acronym of... random access memory
what do most computers have located on the motherboard in order for you to insert various expansion cords expansion slots
is the most important software that runs on a computer operating system
the type of software that allows you to perform specific tasks application
what is it called when you have more than on app open at the same time mutli-tasking
if your battery isn't charged then the problem may be that your _________ isn't pulled in. fill in the blank with the best vocabulary. AC adapter
applications for a desktop pr laptop computers are sometimes called.... desktop applications
a wireless ethernet connection wifi
allows you to write a letter, design a flyer, and create many other types of documents word processors
what internet service provider uses a broadband connection,which makes it much faster than dial up DSL
what does mbps stand for Megabits per second
a hardware device that allows you to connect several computers and other devices to a single Internet connection, router
is a computer that serves up information to other computers on a network. server
common operating app for typing research papers on computer Microsoft Windows
is the science of equipment design and how specific equipment usage and placement can reduce a user's discomfort and increase productivity Computer ergonomics
where your software, documents, and other files are stored hard drive

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Cyber Security Crossword

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any software program in which advertising banners are displayed while the program is running. Adware
designed to detect and destroy computer viruses. Antivirus
an attempt by hackers to damage or destroy a computer network or system. Attack
a method, often secret, of bypassing normal authentication in a product back door
refers to the process of making copies of data or data files to use in the event the original data or data files are lost or destroyed. backup
refers to the process of making copies of data or data files to use in the event the original data or data files are lost or destroyed. Blended threat
are similar to worms and Trojans, but earn their unique name by performing a wide variety of automated tasks on behalf of their master (the cybercriminals) who are often safely located somewhere far across the Internet. bots
are small files that Web sites put on your computer hard disk drive when you first visit cookie
body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access cyber security
made possible by using algorithms to create complex codes out of simple data, effectively making it more difficult for cyberthieves to gain access to the information encryption
a network security system, either hardware- or software-based, that controls incoming and outgoing network traffic based on a set of rules. firewall
someone who seeks and exploits weaknesses in a computer system or computer network. hacker
global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite internet
a local or restricted communications network, especially a private network created using World Wide Web software. intranet
used to describe any code in any part of a software system or script that is intended to cause undesired effects, security breaches or damage to a system. malicious code
the activity of defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a legitimate company. phishing
software that enables a user to obtain covert information about another's computer activities by transmitting data covertly from their hard drive. spyware
any malicious computer program which is used to hack into a computer by misleading users of its true intent trojan horse
a piece of code that is capable of copying itself and typically has a detrimental effect, such as corrupting the system or destroying data virus
a standalone malware computer program that replicates itself in order to spread to other computers. worm

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Technology Crossword

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The opening page of a website. homepage
A computer language used to create web pages. HTML
A file format for compressing pictures JPEG
A link from a hypertext file or document to another location or file, activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image on the screen. hyperlink
The ability to use technology to find, organize, and evaluate information. digitalliteracy
A group of networked computers that share a common address (.edu, .com). Domain
The process of converting data into code. encryption
A security system that protects a network. firewall
A way to narrow search results by using the operators AND, OR, & NOT. BooleanLogic
A temporary storage place for quick retrieval of frequently used data. cache
A small text file stored in a computer’s hard drive by a website. cookie
An organized collection of information that is searchable. database
To practice appropriate and responsible behavior when using technology digitalcitizenship
The text field in a web browser where an URL is displayed or typed. addressbar
The amount of data that can be sent through a connection at one time. bandwidth
To save the URL of a webpage for easy access in the future. bookmark
Instructions you input for a computer to follow. code
The action of writing CODE or instructions for the computer to follow. programming
An unit of memory (8 binary digits represent a character). byte
Central Processing Unit- The brain of the computer. cpu
A program that searches for items in a database or sites on the WWW. searchengine
Uniform Resource Locator- The address of a resource on the WWW. url
A program used to navigate the WWW. browser
The global system of interconnected computer networks that link billions of devices. internet
A set of computers connected together for the purpose of sharing resources. network
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol- the set of rules for transferring files on the World Wide Web. http

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