Author: Solomon

Types Of Computer Hardware – Output Devices(Display)

Output refers to information derived from the computer. It is the results of data processing from the Central Processing Unit (CPU) conveyed to the user through hardware output devices. Common output devices include monitors, printers, loudspeakers and plotters….

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Types Of Computer Hardware – Flash Memory Storage System

Flash Memory Cards

Flash memory storage, also known as solid-state storage, is an electronic non-volatile storage medium that can be electrically erased and reprogrammed. Unlike optical and magnetic storage, flash memory devices have no moving parts but instead, data is stored…

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Common Computer Problems – Computer Keeps Restarting

Restarting Windows

It can be really frustrating when your computer keeps restarting on its own. There are lots of factors that can contribute to this problem and it is mostly not easy to identify which one. Such    factors include…

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Types Of Computer Hardware – Optical Storage Devices and Media

Optical disc

The optical storage system began with optical discs popularly known as Compact Discs (CD) which were developed in 1990 based on optical laser technology. These were later superseded by the Digital Versatile Disc (DVD), and the Blu-ray Disc (BD)….

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Types Of Computer Hardware – Magnetic Storage Devices and Media

Hard Disk Drive

Magnetic storage system is one of the three main categories of storage technologies in use today. With magnetic storage systems, data is written by read/write heads, which magnetize particles on the surface of the medium to represent the…

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Types Of Computer Hardware – Storage Devices and Media

Storage Devices

Storage in computing refers to holding of information whether the computer is on or off. Storage involves the process of writing data to the storage medium and reading data from the storage medium. Two types of storage in…

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Types Of Computer Hardware – Processing Devices

CPU_Processing device

Processing devices are parts of the computer that are responsible for processing or converting data into meaningful information. There are many processing devices and the most common ones in a computer include the Central Processing Unit (CPU) and…

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Common Computer Problems – Computer Running Slow

Computer running slow

There are lots of problems that peoples’ computer suffer from as they use them. These may include computer  running slow, computer freezes, computer keeps restarting, computer blue screen, keyboard, mouse and other devices not working properly, and many…

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Types Of Computer Hardware – Audio and Video Input Devices

Headset_input device

Audio and Video devices are devices that capture audio(sound) and/or images or video inputs, generating a signal that can be accessed by other devices. The input device may not necessarily produce a signal but just record the input…

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Types Of Computer Hardware – Source Data Entry OR Scanning and Reading Input Devices

Scanning Device

In our previous posts we have been looking at types of input devices. We first looked at Keying or Text input devices where we discussed the keyboard as the main and most common keying input device. Our immediate…

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