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Computer Slang A B C

Computer Slang A B C

Date: Oct 02 2007

主題: 字彙

作者: rhyme_reason

課程

A
ActiveX
New technology that improves video and audio output.
Add-on Hardware added to a computer after purchase to enhance ability.
Archive To remove old files either by storeing them on other disks, tapes, or computers
Archive Compressing them into smaller zip files.

B
Bandwidith data flow
Beta Program or system that has been written, and is in the process of being tested and fine tuned.
Browse Same as Surf - to get on the internet and look at different areas.
Buffer A holding area (memory) that stores information, keystrokes, commands, print pages, etc. until the processor or device is ready for it.
Bug Program code that causes a computer to malfunction or doesn't work as intended
Burn Usually refers to creating a CD-ROM
Bus The boards and wiring inside a computer that the information travels on
Byte A single character or instruction of computer language.
Backdoor A hidden or undocumented login account or access level to a program or system

C
Cache (Memory) Special area of memory that stores recent commands so they can be executed faster than calling the information back from the Hard Drive again
Cache (Disk) There is also disk cache that is more software related, it basically hold information in memory as it is writing to the disk, and allows the user to continue without waiting until the writing is done.
Cascade (interrupts) Refers to one IRQ keeping the information it needs, then releasing remaining info to another device so 2 thing share a portion of an interrupt.
Cascade (menu) Menu system that lists a handful of options, then each option pops out more options when highlighted, or clicked on
Cascade (windows) Method of displaying 'Windows' so that edges of each are displayed with one on top of the other.
CD writer Hardware that will put information / files on to a CD-ROM disk
Chips Little 'blocks' of silicon with embedded transistor material that process information (CPU)
Cold Boot Start a computer by turning the power off and then turning it on.
Consoles The little 'extra' boxes that pop up when you go to a web site
Control Alt Delete 3 keys often pressed at the same time to 're'-start a computer (Ctrl+Alt+Del)
Corrupted (files / download) Means the entire file is not in tact or proper order.
Crash Hard Drive fails -or- program locks up
Cursor It usually refers to where the mouse pointer is, or area of program where typing will occur.
Cursor In DOS it is the blinking line or box after the C:>,
Cut and Paste A Process of removing something (picture, text, etc.) from one program or file and putting it into another. Cut differs from copy in that you remove the original when you cut, and you make a duplicate when you copy.
Cyber The internet (ie cybersex=look at XXX-pics, cybersurf=check out web sites)
Cyber junkie A person addicted to surfing the net
Cybersex View or download pornographic video, or graphics from the internet.
Cybershop Purchase items over the internet.
Cyberspace The internet

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shokry

shokry

Yemen

HI

11:09 AM Aug 21 2012 |

eflect

India

Fantastic.Looking forward for a word list from D to Z as well.

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01:06 PM Apr 03 2009 |

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irawati

Indonesia

Wow, It is important and useful information for me. Thanks a lot. Be success.

07:48 AM Jun 25 2008 |

volkano

volkano

Turkey

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so thanks you for this

08:02 AM Jun 10 2008 |

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ykarenlee

ykarenlee

South Korea

Too difficult to me…But i'll learn it. very useful.Thanks~

10:08 AM Dec 05 2007 |

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Charanbeer

India

its are very useful for all english learner

09:26 AM Dec 05 2007 |

Nass

Nass

American Samoa

thank you so much I am study computer right now but I have no idea about it ,but you about this information you gave us 

08:32 AM Dec 05 2007 |

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anilsankhwar

India

thank to give nice information about computer.

08:13 AM Dec 05 2007 |

omerserif

Turkey

hi

how are u

07:48 AM Dec 05 2007 |

mr.architecture

Myanmar

Computer Slang A B C 08:17 AM Nov 29 2007

it' very useful information, thinks

06:00 AM Dec 05 2007 |

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陈红

China

I think it's very useful for us,thank you!

05:07 AM Dec 05 2007 |

sklline

Myanmar

hi

i think it is useful information.Wink

 

04:15 AM Dec 05 2007 |

sevinj

Azerbaijan

  I think one should learn these words. They will be very helpful !

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 

 

07:34 PM Dec 04 2007 |

shenan

Viet Nam

hi all .i want taking and learn engllish …..

05:53 PM Dec 04 2007 |

shenan

Viet Nam

hi

05:50 PM Dec 04 2007 |

Tong Xie

Tong Xie

China

thanks for sharing

02:54 PM Dec 04 2007 |

jeffers07

jeffers07

Uganda

Hey, its a useful information, thanks

12:19 PM Dec 04 2007 |

approaching

China

Basic knowleage,thanks~

09:15 AM Dec 04 2007 |

yeyaya

yeyaya

China

useful, i will learn themSmile

08:27 AM Dec 04 2007 |

FOREVER LOVE

China

i agree all the message  above   !

  thanks  a lot   

06:24 AM Dec 04 2007 |

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