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1. MOUSE- a pointing device used to make on screen selection.

2. HARD DISK DRIVE- a hard disk drive (HDD), hard

disk, hard drive or fixed disk [b] is a data storage device that uses
magnetic storage to store and retrieve digital information using one
or more rigid rapidly rotatingdisks (platters) coated with magnetic

3. COMPACT DISK DRIVE- reads CD/DVD discs.

4. CPU- the central processing unit (CPU) of a computer is a piece of

hardware that carries out the instructions of a computer program. It performs
the basic arithmetical, logical, and input/output operations of a computer
system. ... The CPU is sometimes also referred to as the
centralprocessor unit, or processor for short.

5. BIO- a computer's Basic Input Output System and Complementary

Metal-Oxide Semiconductor together handle a rudimentary and essential
process: they set up the computer and boot the operating system.
The BIOS's primary function is to handle the system setup process
including driver loading and operating system booting.
6. MEMORY- the memory plays a role in all our activities. ... It is essential
in creating and developing our personality, it is a direct witness of our own
past (episodic memory), and also of history and common knowledge
(semantic memory). The memory is therefore one of the most essential
cognitive functions in a person's life.

7. MONITOR- the main function of a computer monitor is to display video

and graphical information generated by the computers graphics adapter,
allowing the user to interact with the computer. It is categorized as an output

8. SYSTEM CASE- the system case, sometimes called

the chassis or enclosure, is the metal and plastic box that houses the main
components of the computer. Most people don't consider it a very important
part of the computer (perhaps in the same way they wouldn't consider
their own skin a very important body organ). While the case isn't as critical
to the system as some other computer components (like the processor or
hard disk), it has several important roles to play in the functioning of a
properly-designed and well-built computer.

9. POWER SUPPLY- a power supply unit (or PSU) converts mains AC to

low-voltage regulated DC power for the internal components of a computer.
Modern personal computers universally use switched-mode power supplies.

10.KEYBOARD- a computer keyboard is an input device used to enter

characters and functions into the computer system by pressing buttons, or
keys. It is the primary device used to enter text. A keyboard typically
contains keys for individual letters, numbers and special characters, as well
as keys for specific functions.