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Cse Computer Science Engineering

Subjects : engineering, it-skills
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1. Started the internet as a networking project

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

3. A program that hides in a computer and allows someone from a remote location to take control of the computer

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

5. Uses fiber optic cable for internet connection.

6. Copyrighted software that is distributed at no cost for a trial period

7. Consists of electronic components that store instrcuctions waiting to be executed by the processor - data needed by those instructions - and the results of processing data. Consist of one or more chips on the motherboard or some other circuit board o

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

9. A type of storage media that consists of flat disc and is written and read by a laser

10. Graphics processing unit controls the manipulation and display of graphics on the display device.

11. Hypertext transfer protocol

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

13. An instruction that causes a program to perform a specific action.

14. Circuit boards tjay provide connections and functions not built into the motherboard

15. Hides within or looks like a legitimate program such as a screen saver

16. Faster - higher quality than ink jet. Uses toner that sticks to the page from a combo of pressure and heat.

17. Contains many microscopic pathways capable of carrying an electrical current

18. A series of network standards that specifies how two wireless devices communicate over the air with each other. MIMO

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

20. When online meetings take place on the web

21. Computer aided manufacturing refers ti the use of computers to assist with manufacturing process.

22. Where ram resides - a small circuit board (RIMM - SIMM - DIMM)

23. The smallest unit of disk space that stores data and info

24. A program that displays an online advertisement in a pop up. spyware can be hidden in adware

25. A segment in memory in which items are placed while waiting to be transferred from an input device or to an output device

26. Combines several GIF images ina single GIF file.

27. Measures the amount of time it takes a storage device to locate an item on a storage medium and the time required to deliver an item from memory to the processor

28. Method that the internet uses to store domain names and their corressponding IP addresses

29. The discovery - collection adn analysis of evidence found on computers and networks

30. The delivery of education via some electronic method such as the internet - networks - or optical disks.

31. A socket in the motherboard that can hold an adapter card

32. A small metal or plastic device that uses pressure instead of ink.

33. Electronic funds transfer allows users connected to a network to transfer money from one bank account to another via transmission media

34. Uses a continous flow of fluids in a process that transfers the heated fluid away from the processor

35. The standard that outlines characteristics of how two network devices communicate

36. 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.

37. Each computer or device on the network. often connected by cables

38. Slightly slower than L1 cache but has higher capacity. (advanced transfer cache)

39. May break in to computer to exploit security weakness. financial gains - revenge.

40. Rambus inline memory module house RDRAM chips

41. ...

42. 8 bits grouped together. basic storage unit in memory. Each byte has an address

43. System board- is the main circuit board of the system unit.

44. Magentic ink character recognition devices read text printed with magnetized ink. Readers read numbers at the bottom of the checks

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

46. A popular digital line alternative for the small business or home user. Transmits at fast speeds on existing standard copper telephone wiring.

47. Many scanners have this optical character recognition software which can read and convert text documents into electronic files. Includes a small optical scanner for reading characters

48. Single inline memory module forms a single set of contacts

49. Provids mobile users with a secure connection to the company server as if the user has a private line.

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