What is the full form of PC?
The full form of PC is “Personal Computer“. It is a computer system that is used exclusively by individuals or small groups. Microprocessors are mainly helpful in making these computers; That is why it is also called as microcomputer. Personal computers are manufactured keeping in mind the specific area and task. For example – home computers and computers used in the office. In the market, small scale companies prefer personal computers for their office work. A Personal Computer (PC) can be a microcomputer, a desktop computer, a laptop computer, a tablet PC or a handheld PC.
A typical personal computer assemblage consists of a central processing unit (CPU), which contains the computer’s arithmetic, logic, and control circuitry on an integrated circuit; two types of computer memory, main memory, such as Random-Access Memory (RAM), and auxiliary memory, such as magnetic hard disk or Solid-state drive (SSD) and special optical compact discs, or read-only memory (ROM) discs (CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs); a Power Supply Unit (PSU), a fan for cooling and various input/output devices, such as a display screen, keyboard and mouse, modem, and printer.
PCs are used in the company to perform tasks such as accounting, desktop publishing and word processing as well as running databases and spreadsheets. At home, PCs are primarily used for multimedia entertainment, such as playing games, accessing the Internet, etc. Even though PCs are intended to be used as single user systems, it is common to link them together to form a network, such as a Local Area Network (LAN).