2. Course Objectives
Be more familiar with the basic components
of a computer
Start a computer and shut a computer down
Know the parts of a windows environment
Be aware of the different disk drives of a
Be less apprehensive using a computer
9. Hard Drive and RAM
The hard drive is the permanent memory for
your computer. Information is stored there
even when the computer is turned off.
RAM (random access memory) is the short
term memory for your computer. It is used to
open programs and remember things for the
session that your computer is turned on.