Some Important Words in Computer and Their Explanation

In this post, I will try to show you all the common but important words on the computer with an explanation of their words. You should read and understand it carefully.

Some Important Words in Computer and Their Explanation
Some Important Words in Computer and Their Explanation

AGP - Accelerated graphics port developed by Intel. A fast slot interface between the video adapter or chipset and the motherboard chipset. AGP is 32 bits wide.

ATA - Attachment (also called IDE) A storage interface used in PCS since the late 1980s. A 40-pin interface is used on most hard drives, D-ROMs, and other internal storage devices.

PiP Code - A sequence of one or more beeps used by the Steam Bios to indicate alarms.

BIOS - Back input-output system. A set of drives that interface the operating system with the hardware.

COM - Communication port. It is also called a serial port.

CPU - Central processing unit. The real brain of a computer.

CRT - A little tube of Traditional TV-like picture tube display technology used in most desktop monitors.

Device Manager - A section of the System Properties sheet for Windows XP/Me/2000/9X that enables you to view and change the configuration of the system and add-on devices and drivers.

DIMM - Dual in-line memory modules. The third most popular type of memory device from the 1990s to the present. Current versions have 168 connectors.

DVD - Digital Versatile Disc. Increasingly popular for home video is the trend of installing DVD devices in standard computers.

DVI - Digital Video Interface. Current Digital Ma Net Standard.

EISA - Cutta Enhanced Industry Standard R Selcher A 32-bit version of ISA was created in 1989. This is usually found on older types of servers. It is now obsolete. But can be used for ISA cards.

FAT - File Allocation Table. A directory on disk that contains filenames, sizes, and the allocation of all clusters in the file. The FAT size limits the size of the driver.

FAT-16 - 16-bit FAT supported by MS-DOS and Windows 95/95 .1 OSR. Drive capacity is limited to 2.1 GB.

FAT-32 - 32-bit FAT supported by Windows 95, Me/98/OSR 2. x. Driveliter is limited to 2.1 TB.

Flash Memory - A memory device whose contents can be changed electrically but which does not require electric power to maintain its contents. This memory is used in digital cameras and desktop music players.

HUB - A device that accepts two or more connections. For example, 10Base-T, USB, and 10/10 or Fast Internet Hubs.

I/O Port - Input/output port. It is used to communicate with the motherboard or add-on devices. All devices require one or more 1/0 port address ranges.

IDE - Integrated drive electronics. Its more appropriate name is AT attachment.

ISA - Kit Industry Standard Articulation. It is also called AT-BUS. A slot standard was developed by IBM in 1981 for 8-bit cards and improved for 16-bit cards in 1984. It is no longer used. However, some systems still have one or two on board.

LCD - Liquid crystal display. Flat panel display technology is found in notebooks and advanced desktop computers. Network port on the line. It is also called a parallel port.

LPT - A network interface card connects a computer to a local area network.

NIC - A type of flash memory device manufactured by Sony for use in cameras and electronic products.

Memory Stick - A type of flash memory device manufactured by Sony for use in cameras and electronic products.

PCI - Peripheral Component Interconnect. A 32/64-bit slot standard was developed by Intel in 1992. A 32-bit version has been used in all PCS since the mid-1990s for add-on cards. A 64-bit version is found on some servers.

PnP - Plug and play. An add-on is a combination of device, BIOS, and operating system that allows the operating system to install and configure device detection. Windows XP/2000/me/9X supports this feature.

POST - Power On Self Test. A test is performed by the system BIOS during system startup.

SIMM - Single line memory module. A common type of memory device that became popular in the 1980s. It can have 30 or 72edg connectors.

TCP/IP - Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol. Protocols for the World Wide Web and the Internet.

USB - Universal Serial Bus. A high-speed interface is used in printing, powering, and scanning devices.

UTP - Unshielded twisted-pair cable, such as Category 5 used with 10/100 Ethernet

VGA - Video graphics adapter A family of analog display standards that support 16 or more colors and resolutions of 640x480.

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