SETTING UP A COMPUTER SYSTEM

CLASS: PRIMARY 4 SUBJECT: COMPUTER STUDY

 

TOPIC: SETTING UP A COMPUTER SYSTEM

 

 

To set up a computer system, you must unbox and unwrap your new computer and all of its components which are:

(a) The computer cables: A computer cable is one or more wires which are covered in plastic that transmits power or data between devices.

Types of Computer Cables
1. Power Cable: It supplies power to the system unit, monitor, printer etc.
2. USB Cable: It is used to connect other parts of the computer such as mouse, keyboard etc to the system unit.
3. Ethernet Cable: It is a network cable used on a wired network in an organization. This cable connects wired devices together to the local network for file sharing and Internet access.

(b) Parts of the Computer:
1. Monitor
2. Keyboard
3. Mouse
4. System Unit
5. Other devices e.g speaker, scanner etc

Questions:
1. _________ cable connects other computer parts to the system unit

  1. ___________ cable connects wired devices together to the local network for file sharing and Internet access.

  2. State three types of computer cables
    (a) ______________
    (b) ______________
    (c) ______________