Computer terminology and acronyms

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Your assignment here is to research one of the topics below and, in your own words below the heading, provide a term or acronym and its definition in one or two sentences. When you're done, email your instructor a copy of the link to your answer.

Some commonly used computer Terms

CD-ROM: stands for Compact Disc Read Only Memory. It contains data that is on a pre pressed disc that administers computer software, games, audio, multimedia applications. It's use depends on the capacity limits of the disc.

Driver - a file on a computer which tells it how to communicate with an add-on piece of equipment (like a printer).

Some Computer Acronyms

RAM- Random Access Memory

CPU- Central Processing Unit

HDD- Hard Disk Drive LAN- Local Area Network

.avi - Audio Video Interleave File. Format comonly used to display videos.

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