Connects your computer to your ISP or online service over a regular telephone line.
Allows your computer to be permanently connected to the Internet using telephone lines with faster service.
A company or organization that provides access to the Internet through its servers, usually for a fee.
Allows people to interact with a computer and computer-controlled devices.
Coding used for internet language.
A window you can open to adjust various aspects of your computer, such as the volume, fonts, desktop background, mouse speed, and clock.
A key used to access commands through the keyboard rather than the menus.
To save a file onto your computer from another source, like the Internet.
The page on the Internet, which most often gives users access to the rest of the Web site.
The name given to any computer directly connected to the Internet.
A system that allows people to send e-mail to one address, which is then copied and sent to all of the other subscribers to the mail list.
Uploading, downloading, and transferring of information
A horizontal strip at the top of a window that shows the menus available in a program.
The software application that allows you to view Internet pages.
The unauthorized use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work.
Monitor output that closely resembles the printed output.
With regard to memory, virtual refers to temporarily storing information on the hard drive.
Address locator at the top of any web page
The software used to produce documents, such as letters, posters, reports, and syllabi.
A computer or software package that provides a specific service to client software running on other computers.
Key strokes that enact the same commands available in the menus of a program.
Readable and writeable memory that acts as a storage area while the computer is on, and is erased every time the computer is turned off.
Readable memory that cannot be corrupted by accidental erasure.
All keys in the keyboard including home row.
Any of a number of giant databases on the Internet, which store data on Web sites and their corresponding URLs.
A small piece of software that adds features to already existing, usually large, programs.
Key pad to the right of keyboard contains only numbers.
Symbols or illustrations on the desktop or computer screen that indicate program files, documents, or other functions.
An efficient method for storing graphic files for transmission across phone lines.
Keys at the top of the keyboard F1-F12.
The time required for a device to respond, especially the time required for a disk drive platter to rotate to a specific position.
An internal department within an organization that provides technical assistance to the user community
An input device in the form of a stick that can be tilted, rotated, or twisted by the hand.
Keys in the middle of keyboard moves tab key up, down, left, right
A software construct that selectively allows processing or passage of only certain information items presented to it.
An area of memory, disk space, etc., separated from a larger block by repeated allocation and deallocation
An error in the design or coding of a program
Incorporating two largely independent microprocessors in a single chip package.
Allows you to escape from a program.
An image represented as a regular rectangular array of pixel.
In a Word document this allows you to indent or skip to next tab
A temporary storage area in memory
Automatic playing of a multimedia content when a CD or other removable storage device is inserted into a computer.
An area at the back of the computer that groups connectors connected to the motherboard.
Windows function; two rapid CLICKS in succession, treated as a single event by the operating system.
All letters will be Capitalized
Not losing information when power is interrupted.
This appears when the alternate pointer button is pressed and is specific to the window in which the pointer cursor is position; POP-UP menu.
Data transfer that continues beyond the boundary of a buffer.
A disk file that provides non-volatile storage of virtual pages swapped out from main memory, in a virtual-memory system.
A simple electronic connector consisting of a thin, stiff, bare wire intended to fit into a corresponding socket.
Holding the shift key will allow you to capitalize one letter at a time
A function key that is a quick key for quick functions.
GUI to specify or indicate by placing the cursor over: - and click.
Tthis appears when a user input triggers its appearance.
An internal system check that is carried out by a PC immediately after the power is turned on.
A wire or other conductor within a computer that supplies substantial operating power to certain computer components.
Used in conjunction with another key to perform a specific function or get a special character
To change the size of a picture or other graphic without changing any other characteristics.
A program that displays a continuously changing image on the monitor of a computer that is not in use, in order to avoid damaging the monitor resulting from display of a single static image over a long period.
A software construct that stores information temporarily with automatic allocation of space, usually in last-in first-out order.
A disk file used to hold programs or processes temporarily removed from main memory by a swap operation.
Used to create space between characters.
A cable having a flat, thin cross-section.
Not changing or requiring regular refreshing; NON-VOLATILE.
A company that sells hardware or software products.
Moves the curser down to create a new line when typing.
Someone who drives from place to place looking for unsecured wireless hot spots with the intent of using the hot spots illegitimately.