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File: A collection of computer information stored on a hard disk (or CD or floppy) and accessed when the user needs it. For example, a letter typed with a word processor and saved on the hard disk is in the form of a file. So is a song, in MP3 format, or a web page.

Hardware: Those parts of a computer you can see and touch, such as the screen, the hard disk, the mouse, etc.
Internet: A large collection of computers, connected together to allow them to share information with one another.

Plug ins: Small computer programs that adapt your PC for downloading from individual sites and, in this instance, listening to music.

Software: Those parts of a computer that tell it what to do when you touch the hardware, and also what to show on screen. Software is made up of computer programs.

Web page: A web page is a computer file which typically includes text, pictures, links and perhaps forms.

Website: A web site is a collection of web pages which displays information on a particular topic. Common types of web sites include company web sites (information about the company), online shops (where you buy goods and services and pay by credit card) and personal web sites (where individuals share their interests). A web site may consist of just one page of information, but will usually contain several pages, all linked together. All the pages in a web site usually share the same ‘domain’ name. For example, all the pages in the large online shop ‘Amazon’ have an address (URL) that starts with

Web: Also called the WWW or the World Wide Web. A servicethat sends information over the internet from web serverprograms to web browser programs. The browser then displays this information to the user on his computer
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