Technology in Action
Pearson/Prentice Hall, Jan 1, 2006 - Business & Economics - 649 pages
For introductory courses in computer concepts or computer literacy often including instruction in Microsoft Office.
A Computer Concepts Text Focused on Today's Student! Technology in Action engages students by combining a unique teaching approach with rich companion media.
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when the BIOS is performing its system check, it first looks in the floppy drive for
the operating system. With early computers, operating systems were not
permanently stored on the hard drive but were instead loaded into the system
from a ...
As noted earlier, access time is measured in milliseconds (ms). The faster the
access time the better, although often hard drives have similar access times.
PORTABLE STORAGE OPTIONS: THE FLOPPY AND BEYOND If my hard drive
is so ...
Floppy and Zip Disks How is data stored on floppy and Zip disks? Inside the
plastic cases of both floppy and Zip disks you'll find a round piece of plastic film.
This film is covered with a magnetized coating of iron oxide. As is the case with
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