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Cse Computer Science Engineering

Subjects : engineering, it-skills
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1. Program that euns only on a specific type or make of computer

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

3. Fetching - decoding - executing - storing

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

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

6. PGP an encryption program

7. Device with a monitor - keyboard - and memory

8. Rambus inline memory module house RDRAM chips

9. Uses email as a vehicle for extortion. Threaten users if they are not paid a sum of money

10. Obtains data directly at the location where the transaction or event takes place.

11. A program placed on a computer without the users knowledge that secretly collects info about the user often related to web browsing habits.

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

13. A series of related instructions that tells a computer what tasks to perform and how to perform them. They respond to commands

14. A collection of computers and devices connected together - via communications devices and transmissions media.

15. Consists of special purpose chip and electronic circuits that control the transfer of data - instructions - and information from a disk to and from the system bus and other parts of the computer.

16. Has the illusion of moving images becuase it sends a continuos stream of images

17. Arithmetic logic unit- a component of the processor - performs arithmetric - comparison - and operations.

18. Accepts the transmission of data - instructions - or info

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

20. A program that restricts access to certain material on the web

21. The code of acceptable behaviors users should follow while on the internet.

22. The time it takes a signal to trvale from one location to another on a network Neg effect- distance - type of transmission media - and number of nodes data must travel through - bandwith high latency low for best performance

23. They consist entirely of electronic components and contain no moving parts.

24. Multitasking operating system sold by Sun and IBM. stand alone and server operating system

25. A motion sensing mouse - allows you to control objects by moving the mouse in predetermined directions through air

26. Digital light processor uses tiny mirrors to reflect light

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

28. Type of system software that allows a user to perform maintenance- type tasks usually related to managing a computer - its devices - or its programs. (transfer photos to an optical disk.

29. A case that contains electronic components of the computer used to process data.

30. Saves any open docs or programs to hardisk before removing power

31. Broadband modem- sends and recives digital data over the cable television

32. Most computers (on and off)

33. Connects the processor to cache.

34. Processor begins to fetch a second instruction before it completes the full machine cycle

35. Written by virus author that can damage computer by infecting a computer negatively by altering the way computer works without the users knowledge knowledge or permission.

36. Program is one that runs the same on multiple operating systems

37. Cables - telephone lines - radio networks - satellites

38. Facilitates communications - shares hardware - sharing data and info - sharing software - trasnferring funds -

39. 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

40. Helps speed he processes of the comp bc it stores frequently used instructions and data (L1 - L2 cache) cache speeds up the processing time bc it stores frequently used instructions and data.

41. A computer that delivers requested web pages to your computer

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

43. Method that uses multiple processors to execute a single program or task requires special software that recognizes how to divide the problemand bring results back together

44. Retains existing application software and data files even if you can change computer models or vendors

45. The combination of text - numbers - graphics - animation - sound effects - music - and other media in hyperlinked documents.

46. The original article and all subsequent related replies

47. Software that helps groups of people work together on projects and share info over a network

48. Short for key generator creats software registration numbers and sometimes activation codes.

49. The number of bits in an area on a storage medium - Higher density means more storage capacity

50. Other computers and mobile devices on the networ that rely on the server for its resources