Working with the keyboard

You can enter both Russian and English text on the computer. There are several ways to choose a language. Find a panel on the desktop with the icon of the name of the corresponding language – Russian (RU) or English (EN). Most often, this panel is located in the lower right corner of the desktop. It is called the language panel. Click on the name of the language in the panel, and an auxiliary language selection menu will appear next […]

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Computer networks

Computer networks allow us to solve the problems of receiving and transmitting information. A computer network is a set of hardware and software tools that allow communication between computers.

Several computers with network cards and located at a small distance from each other are connected by special cables, and thus a local computer network (LAN – Local Area Network) is formed. Local area networks are widely used in small and medium-sized enterprises.

And computers that are remote over long distances are connected […]

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Data transmission devices

A modem (modulator-demodulator) is a device that allows a computer to communicate with another computer via telephone lines. According to their appearance and installation location , modems are divided into

internal (internal);
external (external).

Internal modems are an electronic board installed directly into a computer, and external modems are an autonomous device.

An external modem is more expensive than an internal one of the same type due to its external attractiveness and easier installation.

The main parameter in the modem operation is the data transfer […]

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User Interface

A graphical interface that displays information on the screen in the form of various drawings is used to communicate with the user in Windows XP. Icons are small drawings that are associated with many functions of the system. In Windows XP, the concept of an object is widely used. Objects are files and folders, as well as some physical devices, such as disks and printers. On the monitor screen, all objects are represented by icons.

You can control the system without […]

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Desktop and taskbar

The word Windows is translated from English as windows. A window is a defined area on the screen associated with a program. After starting the Windows XP operating system, the entire monitor screen is occupied by a special drawing called the Desktop. All windows are located on top of the desktop, and they can be moved, enlarged, reduced or removed. Windows can completely or partially overlap each other. The desktop allows you to run programs, configure the system, and perform […]

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