Friday, December 7, 2012

What is Computer?

The word computer come from Latin Language, "computare" which means counting.

Computer is a machine that can receive data (input) and then processing the information to be keep in a database for future reference. The data also can be display on monitor as an output.


Bios means Basic Input Output System.

Bios will make sure all the content in our Hard Disk Drive is ready to be used during booting up process.

Bios will analyze and determine whether all component in computer is working properly when computer is being start.


Cmos means Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor.

It is a chip in a motherboard where the bios is been keep.

Using a low power battery as a main supply.

It will handle the date,time and computer system parameter.


Software is a system that contain instructions to command the component in computer.

There are 2 types of software.

  1. Operating System
  2. Application System

Example of operating system are Windows, Linux and Mac OS.

Example of application system are Microsoft Office, Antivirus and Games.

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