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Cse Computer Science Engineering

Subjects : engineering, it-skills
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1. The number of bits in an area on a storage medium - Higher density means more storage capacity

2. Instead of port - jack is used to identify audio or video ports.

3. A type of system software that allows users to perform maintenence type tasks

4. Enahnces the sound generating capabilites of a personal computer

5. A legal agreement that permits users to install the software on multiple computers.

6. The process of dividing the disk into tracks and sectors

7. Wide area network is a network that covers a large geographic area such as a city - country - or world. The internet is the biggest

8. Dish shaped antenna for internet connection

9. Consists of electronic components that store instructions waiting to be executed (On motherboard)

10. Uses devices that emit and sense light to detect the mouses movement

11. Digital light processor uses tiny mirrors to reflect light

12. Designed for mobile devices

13. Central communications device that allows computers and devices to transfer data wirelessly among themselves or to transfer data wirelessly to a wired network.

14. A metropolitan area network is a high speed netwrok that connects local area networks. contains LANs

15. A device that plugs in a USB port on the system unit and contains multiple USB ports in which you plus cables from USB devices. Self- powered

16. A document that you return to the company that creates and sends it.

17. Controls timing of all computer operations

18. Defines guidelines that specify the eay computers access the medium to which they are attached - types - speed of medium - and types of physical cable or witreless technology used

19. A large expensive powerful computer that can handle hundreds or thousnads of connected users simutaneously

20. Program that euns only on a specific type or make of computer

21. A server outside the organizations network that controls which communications pass into the organizations network. Screens incoming and outgoing messages

22. Records in a file both successful and unsuccessful attempts.

23. The core of the operating system that manages memory and devices - maintains the computer clock - starts programs - and assigns the computers resources such as devices and data. Memory resident

24. Transmission media on which the data - instructions - information travel.

25. Automatically analyzes all network traffic and notifies network administrators of suspicious behavior pattermsor system breaches

26. Small capacity built directly in the processor chip

27. Wireless network that provides internet connections to mobile comouters and devices WiFi - WiMAX - Bluetooth

28. Searches for and removes unneccessary files

29. Picure messaging can occur from mobile to mobile and mobile to email

30. A legal agreement that allows multiple users to access the software on the server simutaneously

31. A program or set of instructions in a program that allow users to bypass security controls when accessing a program - computer - or network. A rootkit can be a back door

32. Errors that can be recognized by automatic update

33. A communications device that can convert digital signals to analog signals and analog signals to digital signals so data can travel along an analog telephone line. In the form of an adapter card you insert in an expansion slot on motherboard.

34. A unique number that identifies the location of a byte in memory

35. Central processing unit- processor- interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate the computer.

36. Amercian Standad code for information interchange - is the most widely used coding scheme to represent data

37. Two or more computers transfer data - instructions - and information.

38. All computers connected to central device. Hub or switch

39. The technology of authenticating a persons identity by verifying a personal characteristic.

40. Personal information manager is application software that includes features to help users organize personal info

41. A small flat rectangular pointing device that is sensitive to pressure and motion.

42. A vulnerable computer that is set up to entice an intruder to break into it.

43. Internet access that takes place when the modem in your computer connects to the Internet via a standard telephone line that transmits data and information using an analog (continuous wave pattern) signal.

44. Uses radio waves to transmit data between two devices.

45. Moving pictures experts group is a popular video compression standard

46. Does not require a newsreader - easier to use than a newsgroup

47. Users prefer to download or transfer a copy of the images from the digital camera to the computers hard disk

48. World wide web consortium oversees research and sets standards for many areas of the internet

49. Controls access to the hardware - software and other resources on a network and provides a centralized storage area for data - programs - and info

50. Internet connections using regular copper telephone lines.