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Data c. Internet b. hard disk d. power cord 4. Windows 7 is an example of a(n) a. application software c. operating system b. browser d. shareware 5. The least powerful, yet the most widely used and fastest-growing type of computer. a. mainframe computers c. minicomputers b. microcomputers d. supercomputers 6. The system component that controls and manipulates data in order to produce information is called the a. keyboard c. monitor b. microprocessor d. mouse 7. These devices translate data and programs that humans can understand into a form that the computer can process.
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