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AMR
Audio Modem Riser
MDC
Mobile Daughter Card
CNR
Communication & Networking Riser
CRC
Cyclical Redundancy Check
EPP
Enhanced Parallel Port
ECP
Extended Capabilites Port
AVR
Automatic Voltage Regulators
UPS
Uninterruptible Power Supply
PCMCIA
Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
DHCP
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DNS
Dynamic Name System
WINS
Windows Internet Naming Service (NetBIOS)
SSID
Service Set ID (32 Character key used to uniquely ID a wireless LAN
MSAU
Multistation Access Unit
Token Ring
MBR
Master Boot Record
MBS
Master Boot Sector
ATM
Asynchronous Transfer Mode
Networking
PDA
Personal Digital Assistant
POST
Power-on Self-Test
VAC
Volts Alternating Current
VDC
Volts Direct Current
CMOS
Complimentary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
UTP
Unshielded Twisted Pair
Networking Cable
NMI
Non-Maskable Interrupt
PIC
Programmable Interrupt Controller
DMA
Direct Memory Access
SEC
Single Edge Contact/Cartridge
Pentium II Connection
Slot 1
Pentium II and Celeron Connection (Early Version)
Slot 1
Pentium II Late Version
Socket 370
IrDA
Infrared Device
MAC
Media Access Control
NIC
Network Interface Card
ARP
Address Resolution Protocol
APM
Advanced Power Management
BNC
British Naval Connector
FDDI
Fiber Distributed Data Interface
FRU
Field Replacable Unit
RLE
Run Length Encoding
LBA
Logical Block Addressing
PIO
Programmed Input/Output
PCI
Peripheral Component Interconnect
VESA VLB
Video Electronics Standards Association - Local Bus
DIMM and SO-DIMM
(Small Outline) Dual Inline Memory Module
SIPP
Single Inline Pin Package
SIMM
Single Inline Memory Module
DIPP
Dual Inline Pin Package (16 pins)
RDRAM
Rambus Dynamic RAM
RIMM
Rambus Inline Memory Module (184 pins)
EDO RAM
Extended Data Output RAM
VRAM and WRAM
Video RAM and Windows Accelerator Card RAM
SDRAM
Synchronous Dynamic RAM
IANA
Internet Assigned Numbers Authority - distributes IPv4 and IPv6 address spaces
IETF
Internet Engineering Task Force - defines internet standards
ISOC
Internet Society - NGO promoting global cooperation for the Internet
LVD and SE
Low-Voltage Differential and Single- Ended (2 operational modes of SCSI)
SCSI
PROM, EPROM and EEPROM
(Electronically)(Erasable) Programmable Read-Only Memory
ISDN
Integrated Services Digital Network
SGRAM
Synchronous Graphic RAM (Video)
MSCDEX
Microsoft CD-ROM Extensions
WEP
Wired Equivalent Privacy or Wireless Encryption Protocol (802.11)
FHS
Fan Heat Sink
CPUs
242-socket SEC
Pentium II (242-socket is also called Socket 1)
TCP/IP
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
RTC
Real-Time Clock (IRQ 8)
OUI
Organizationally Unique Identifier - first part of MAC on network adapter
Hayes-Compatible Commands: T0, T1, T3, T5, T6
T0: Stop; T1: local analog; T3: local digital; T5: enable remote digital loopback; T6: start remote digital loopback
SATA
Serial ATA Interface (7-wire cable, 150 Mbps, 1 meter cable)
ESCD
Extended System Configuration Data (provides BIOS with PnP info)
SCSI Priority
High -> Low: 7->0, then 15->8
Int 13h
Interrupt on SCSI controller that allows Bootable CD-ROMS
RET
Resolution Enhancement Technology (Laser Printers)
OPC
Organic PhotoConductive (drums in printers)
CHS
Cylinder Head Sector (Hard Drive translations - LBA, CHS and Extended CHS)
MCH
Memory Controller Hub (Northbridge) 1st of 2 in core logic chipset
ICH
I/O Controller Hub (Southbridge) 2nd of 2 in core logic chipset
Slot 1
Pentium II, Pentium III and Celeron (Remember: 1:23C)
CPU
Slot 2
Pentium II Xeon, Pentium III Xeon (Remember: 2:23X)
CPU
Slot A
AMD Athlon (Remember: A for Athlon)
CPU
Socket 370
Pentium III, Cyrix III (Remember: 3 for 370)
CPU
Socket 603/604
Intel Xeon Processors (Remember: 6X)
CPU
Socket A
AMD Athlon, Duron, Athlon XP, Athlon XP-M, MP and Sempron (Remember: A for AMD)
CPU
Sockets 1, 2 and 3
80486s (Pins are different though: 169, 238 and 237 respectively)
CPU
Socket 4, 5 and 6
4: Pentium 60/66 MHz, 5: Pentium 75-133 MHz and AMD K-5, 6: 80486 (235 ZIF)
CPU
Socket 7 / Super Socket 7
7: Pentium, Pentium MMX and AMD K-6; 8: AMD K-6(2) and K-6(3)
CPU
Socket 8, Socket 423 and Socket 478
8: Pentium Pro, 423: Pentium 4, 478: Pentium 4 and Celeron
CPU
Socket 479
Pentium M, Celeron M, Core Duo and Core Solo
CPU
GPF
General Protection Fault - occurs when Windows steals resources from other programs
HSSDC
High-Speed Serial Data Connector - 9-pin cable used for 1000BASE-CX networks
Networking
Socket 939/940
Opterons, Athlon 64s
CPU
PAC 418 / PAC 611
418: Itanium / 611: Itanium II
CPU
OSI Layers
Application, Presentation, Session, Transport, Network, Data, Physical (Remember: All People Seem To Need Data Processing.)
Subnetting
to segment large networks into smaller networks
Switch
Used to connect multiple segments of a network together
Networking
Bridge
Used to connect 2 similar network segments together, but keeps traffic separate
Networking
Gateway
any software/hardware combination that connects dissimilar networks
Networking
WAP
Wireless Access Point
Networking
NAT
Network Address Translation - allows multiple private IPs to be mapped to a single public IP
Networking
MDI-X
Medium Dependent Interface-Crossover - part of a switch
Networking
AUI
Attachment Unit Interface (10BASE-5 Connector), 15-pin, Thick Coax
Networking
Frequency and Speeds of 802.11(a, b and g)
a) 5GHz, 54 Mbps; b) 2.4 GHz, 11 Mbps; g) 2.4 GHz, 54 Mbps
Bluetooth Frequency and Speed
Frequency: 2.4 GHz; Speed: 720 Kbps
ISM Band
Industrial, Scientific, Medical Band - Networking Frequency 2.4-2.485 GHz, which supports both FHSS and DSSS