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Cse Computer Science Engineering

Subjects : engineering, it-skills
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1. Computing device small enough to hold in your hand

2. Smallest unit of data the computer can process

3. Faster growing operating system that includes free programming languages and utility programs - multipurpose operating system

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

5. (laptop computer) portable personal computer often able to fit in your lap

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

7. Most computers (on and off)

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

9. A know specific pattern of virus code.

10. An electrical disturbance that can degrade communications

11. 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.

12. Characteristics include capacity - platters - read/write heads - cylinders - sectors and tracks - rpm - transfer rate - and access time

13. Pressure sensitive eraser shaped pointing device

14. Hardware componenet that enables a computer to transmit and recieve data - instructions - and info to and from computers.

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

16. Needed generally to participate in a newsgroup

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

18. Technique that some software manufacturers use to ensure the software is not installed on more computers than legally licensed

19. Type of notebook comp that is smaller and less powerful than a normal notebook comp

20. A light sensing input device that reads printed text and graphics and translates the results into a form the computer can process.

21. CPU. Interprets and carries out basic instructions that operate the computer. (On motherboard)

22. Standard specifies that computers and devices on the networl share or pass a special signal called a token in a unidirectional manner and in a preset order. only one token per network

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

24. Local area network- network tat connects computers and devices in a limited geographical area such as a home

25. The study of workplace equipment design or how to arrange and design devices - machines - or workspace so that people and things interact safely and most efficiently.

26. A rectangular opeining that typically holds disk drives.

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

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

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

30. PGP an encryption program

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

32. A business that gathers and organizes web content and then distributs the content to subscribers for free or a fee

33. Internet teephony- enables users to speak to other users over the internet

34. Sends documents to be printed to a buffer instead of sending them immediately to the printer.

35. Power on self test to check the various system components and the results are compared with data in a CMOS chip

36. A notcie that guarantees a user or web site is legit. E- commerce use it often

37. Allows you to insert and remove flash memory and other devoces while the computer is running (flash memory)

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

39. Magnetoresistive ram- stores data using magnetic charges not electrical. Retains contents after power is out

40. Online service provider- has many members features along with internet access such as IM or Web browsers.

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

42. Can be peropheral or chip - creates sound from digital instructions.

43. Extends the capabilites of a browser.

44. The amount of data - instructions - and information that can travel over communications channel

45. Single chip with two or more processor cores.

46. Operating system on mobile devices that generally resides on ROM

47. Consists of one or more twisted pair wires bundled together - Used for transmission media. Wires are twisted to reduce the noise

48. Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart.

49. Can connect multiple types of devices that require faster data transmission speeds.

50. Business transaction that occurs over Internet business - consumer consumer- consumer business - business