Main Parts of Computer
Like we human beings have our body parts to do different task, a computer also has parts to perform different tasks.
There are four main parts of a computer. They are:
A monitor looks like a TV Screen.
It displays pictures, text, movies etc on screen.
It is also called Visual Display Unit (VDU).
It displays information generated by computer.
Mouse of a computer is a pointing device which looks like a real mouse.
It has .two click buttons and one scroll wheel.
The movement of the cursor on the screen depends on the direction of rolling the mouse on the mouse pad.
An arrow-like figure that appears .on the monitor is called a mouse pointer.
CPU stands for Central Processing Unit.
It is the main unit of a computer for processing data.
It is also known as brain of computer.
CPU controls all the activities of computer.
CPU contains power ON button, disk drives, powers slot and many connectors.
Keyboard is used for data input.
It looks like a typewriter.
It has many keys including, 26 Alphabet keys, 9 numeric keys, 12 function keys, arrow keys, special keys, and so on.
It is used to type alphabets, numbers and symbols.
Some Additional parts of a computer
A printer is used for printing text and pictures from a computer on to paper.
A scanner scans or copies documents (text or pictures) and converts them into digital data.
Speakers help us to hear sound that comes from a computer.
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