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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. Allows a user to plan schedule and track costs of a project

3. A web application that combines services from two or more sources creating a new application.

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

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

6. Some viruses are hidden in it - which are instructions saved in software such as word processing or spreadsheet program

7. A rectangular opeining that typically holds disk drives.

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

9. A window that provides info - presents availabe options - or requests a response.

10. A type of always on connection that is established between two communications devices. better than dial up line

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

12. Transmits data via infared light waves.. Both computer and device must have the port for it to work

13. Cables - telephone lines - radio networks - satellites

14. Started the internet as a networking project

15. Copyrighted software provided at no cost by company that retains all rights to software

16. A personal computer you can carry from place to place

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

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

19. A set of programs that coordinates all of the activies among computer hardware devices.

20. Someone who accesses a computer or network illegally. Some say they hack to improve security

21. Is an online area in which isers have wrtten discussions about a particular subject.

22. The process if a computer or device recieveing info info from the server on the internet

23. Media transmit multiple signals simutaneously. Download faster than upload

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

25. Optical disk drive - hard disk drive - usb flash drive - card reader/writer - memory cards - external hard disk.

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

27. Searches for and removes unneccessary files

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

29. Desktop publishing software enables pro designers to create sophisticated docs that contain text graphics nd colors.

30. Digital video intefaceenables digital signals to translate directly to the LCD monitor.

31. 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

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

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

34. A know specific pattern of virus code.

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

36. ...

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

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

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

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

41. A device that enables you to join a port and a connector that are both male or female

42. Smaller than heat sink cools processors in notebook comps

43. Acts as an electronic switch that opens or closes the circuit for electrical charges

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

45. Is a hardware or software that protects a networks resources from intrusion by users on another such as the internet.

46. Uses the cell phone network to connect to the internet wirelessly from a notebook computer - smart phone - or mobile device

47. A single copper wire surrounded by at least three layers - insulting material - woven material - plastic outer coating - often used by cable television

48. Value added network is a third party busniess that provides networking services such as secure data and information transfer - storage and email.

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

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