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How does a computer remember things?. What is ROM?. “Read Only Memory”. a class of storage media used in computers and other electronic devices. This tells the computer how to load the operating system. . What is RAM?. “Random Access Memory”.

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what is rom
What is ROM?

“Read Only Memory”

a class of storage media used in computers and other electronic devices. This tells the computer how to load the operating system.

what is ram
What is RAM?

“Random Access Memory”

the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible

data storage devices
Data Storage Devices
  • Floppy Disk
  • Hard Drive
  • Memory Stick
  • Compact Disk (CD)
  • Digital Video Disk (DVD)
what is a path and where does it go
What is a path and where does it go?

C:\Documents and Settings\minerd\My Documents

U:\teched

The path tells the computer where to save a file.

save vs save as
Save vs. save as

Save – Automatically replaces an existing file on a drive with the modified information.

Save As – Allows the user to either replace a file, change the file name or the file location.

Create a folder on your user drive called: teched

Create a MSWord document and save onto your teched folder on your user drive. Call it TechDef1

Type the definition of technology.

Save As – and change the name to Techdef2

Below the formal definition, explain the definition in your own words.