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Computer Facts: 99% People unknow about this fact

First programmable computer. The Z1 was created by German Konrad Zuse in his parents’ living room between 1936 and 1938. It is considered to be the first electro-mechanical binary programmable computer and the first really functional modern computer. In modern days we are advanced a lot still 99% not aware of the functions that computer can actually do. They are listed in Computer Facts: 99% People unknow about this fact.

Interesting facts about computer

How to create a Folder without a name and an icon?

(The safest way to hide your contents 😉 )

Have you ever tried not naming a folder at all?

Probably, yes. And probably you have failed too.

The folders when not named used to display dialogue boxes stating you must give a name to your folder. However, now, either it reverts back to ‘New Folder’ or the name you had previously assigned to it.

So, how do we do it?

Click on your folder and press F2, or right click on your folder and select rename.

Then Hold the Alt Key and Type 0160 in the numeric and let go of the Alt key and Press Enter.

Make sure to type the digits on the numeric keys on the right-hand side, not the top row.

Now that your folder does not have a name. Let us have the icon disappear too.

Right click on the folder -> Select properties -> Select Customize.
Select Change Icon.

Select the Icon without a picture.

Now, you have a folder without a name and an icon.

Now, you know where to hide all your private contents.

Computer Facts

  • The first electronic computer ENIAC weighed more than 27 tons and took up 1800 square feet.

 

  • Refreshing the desktop has absolutely no effect on the performance of the computer.

 

  • Only about 10% of the world’s currency is physical money, the rest only exists on computers.

 

  • Approximately 70% of virus writers are said to work under contract for organized crime syndicates.

 

  • Doug Engelbart invented the first computer mouse in around 1964 which was made of wood.

 

  • An average person normally blinks 20 times a minute, but when using a computer he/she blinks only 7 times a minute.

 

  • If there was a computer as powerful as the human brain, it would be able to do 38 thousand trillion operations per second and hold more than 3580 terabytes of memory.

Computer Technology facts

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  • A computer worm was present before that could access your Windows XP OS, could download a patch from Microsoft to exist the vulnerability as used it to infect the system and after delete itself.

 

  • In 2010, a high school named Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania issued a MacBook to each of its 2,306 students, then remotely activated the webcams to spy on the students at home.

 

  • The fact that keyboard have ‘Q’ ‘W’ ‘E’ ‘R’ ‘T’ ‘Y’ types of button: When keyboard was invented, it had buttons in alphabetical order, as a result, the typing speed was too fast and the computer used to hang. So, to reduce the speed of a person, qwerty keyboard were invented.

 

  • The first 1GB hard disk drive was announced in 1980 which weighed about 550 pounds, and had a price tag of $40,000.

 

  • 2012 was the year a hacker group took down Pope John’s website because a food company spent over two hours to deliver as expected. The hacker group was called UGNazi.

Funny Computer Facts:

  • The first microprocessor created by Intel was the 4004. It was designed for a calculator, and in that time nobody imagined where it would lead.

 

  • It took Pixar 29 hours to render a single frame from Monster’s University. If done on a single CPU it would have taken 10,000 years to finish.

 

  • The house where Bill Gates lives, was designed using a Macintosh computer.

 

  • BM 5120 from 1980 was the heaviest desktop computer ever made. It weighed about 105 pounds, not including the 130 pounds external floppy drive.

 

  • The computer in your cell phone today is million times cheaper and a thousands times more powerful and about a hundred thousands times smaller than the one computer at MIT in 1965.

 

Educative Facts About Computers

 

  • In 1833, Charles Babbage invented all the parts a modern computer uses, but it wasn’t until 120 years later that the first modern computers were invented.

 

  • Web Arx security says more than 20,000 websites are hacked each day and most from the US

 

  • YouTube was founded by 3 former employees of PayPal.

 

  • In 2012, the founder of McAfee Antivirus, John McAfee was asked if he personally uses McAfee anti-virus, he replied by saying “I take it off,” and that “It’s too annoying.”

 

  • According to statista, by 2023, over 50 billion devices will be connected on the internet.

 

  • The woman who rented her garage to Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998 when they were creating Google later became the CEO of YouTube.

 

  • The first webcam was used at Cambridge University. Its purpose was to monitor a coffee maker so they didn’t waste trips to an empty pot.

 

  • All the domain names such as Google, Log In or Sign Up were free until 1995, but now everyone has to pay for every new domain name.

Also See: How to Increase PC Speed

Computer Facts For Kids

  • There is a website called “The Useless Web” . This is the last treatment for your boredom. If you ever feel bored please visit.

 

  • The first Apple computer ever made by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak was made from old parts they collected for free from their staff!

 

  • IBM was so powerful in 1983 that people feared that its PCjr home computer would destroy Apple, Commodore, and all other competitors. The PCjr became “one of the biggest flops in the history of computing”.

 

  • No human has won a tournament standard chess game against a high spec computer since 2005.

 

  • The first word spoken on the internet was “lo”. It was supposed to be “login” but the computer crashed after the first two letters.

 

  • There was a time when AMD and Intel CPUs used the same socket (Socket 7) and could run on the same motherboard.

 

Scientific Computer Facts

  • If there was a computer as powerful as the human brain, it would be able to do 38 thousand trillion operations per second and hold more than 3580 terabytes of memory.

 

  • CPU manufacturing is so unpredictable that every chip must be tested since the majority of finished chips are defective. Those that survive are assigned a model number and price reflecting their maximum safe performance.

 

  • There is a programming language called INTERCAL which has keywords like IGNORE, PLEASE , FORGET. If you don’t use PLEASE enough times while coding, Compiler rejects the code.

 

  • In May 1997, an IBM supercomputer known as Deep Blue beat then chess world champion Garry Kasparov, who had once bragged that he would never lose to a machine. After 15 years, it was discovered that the critical move made by Deep Blue was due to a bug in its software.

 

  • According to a survey, most of the apps in your android device leak your data, so be aware.

Conclusion:

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