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Computer Basics: What is a Computer?

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Computer Basics: Hardware

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Computer Basics: Understanding Operating Systems

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Computer Basics: Inside a Desktop Computer

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Computer Basics: Basic Parts of a Desktop Computer

A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically via computer programming. Modern computers have the ability to follow generalized sets of operations, called programs. These programs enable computers to perform an extremely wide range of tasks.