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41 Cards in this Set

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10BaseT Wiring
A common, flexible network cable used in the Ethernet networks.
Accelerator Key
A key found on a menu(usually a function key used in conjunction w/alt) that enables you to initiate a menu command from the keyboard without first having to display the menu.
Each XP user has an account that keeps track of that user's desktop settings and preferences.
Active Desktop
The web-based desktop you ceate for Windows XP that contains active content from the Internet.
Address Book
A windows repository of data, often created from Outlook's contacts data base, that contains information such as e-mail addresses and phone numbers of your contacts.
Alias file
The name of a link to an existing file.
Analog Photography
The traditional approach to photography that uses film.
Anchor Position
The starting coordinate pair of lines and other geometric shapes. You'll use the pair of coordinate values to determine how far down and across the screen that a drawing is about to begin.
Animated cursors
Cursors that display movement during the cursor's display.
The XP feature that starts the loading and execution of CDs as soon as you place the CD into your computer's CD ROM drive.
Background Program
An active but not currently viewable program. You can run one or more programs in the background and they can continue to process while you interact with another program in the foreground.
The speed and transfer flow consistency of an internet connection.
Binary Data
Compressed non-textual data such as programs and graphics.
Basic Input Output System. The system unit's ROM-based code that handles I/O devices.
The Windows application that synchronizes the document files from two computers so that you can have the most up-to-date files.
Software that searches for, loads and displays Web pages.Browsers Display the text, graphics and sound, and even video that appears on modern Web pages. Internet Explorer is the browser that comes with Windows XP.
An area of memory that temporarialy holds data.
The damage resulting from a monitor that has been turned on for too long, characterized by outlines being "burned in" to the monitor even when the monitor is turned off.
Catagory view
The XP control panel's default look that organizes the control panel's entries into related catagories.
Central processing unit (CPU)
The chip inside your computer that processes data.
Hypertext Markup Language is the language behind all web pages that formats the page to look and respond the way it does.
A program that waits in the back ground and executes only if you stop using your computer for a while.
Enery Star Compliant
A name applied to monitors that comply with environmental guidelines that limit the use of continuous power applied to your monitor.
Welcome Screen
The account log-on screen
Installation routine
The steps needed to add programs to your PC so that they interact properly with the Windows environment.
A step by step process that leads you through the execution of a Windows XP task.
Wildcard Characters
A character that represents one or more characters in a file or folder search.
the Wildcard Character *
* acts as a wildcard character for 0, one or more characters in a file or folder .
the Wildcard Character ?
? is a wildcard character for single characters in a file or folder .
The simple word processing program that come with XP.
A measurement of 1/72 of an inch. Most computer onscreen and printed text measures from 9-12 points in size.
Drawing Area
One of XP's Paint program's six areas. It is where your drawing actually appears on the screen and where you can create or modify your drawing.
Color Box
A list of possible colors that you can add to your art work in the Paint Program of XP.
The vital drawing, painting and coloring tools with which you create and modify artwork.
Home Page
A website's foundational page from which all other pages connect.
Internet Service Provider. The company you use to connect to the internet.
A popular combination of punctuation that represents emotions onscreen. :)
Users who know advanced ways to interact and connect to networked computer systems.
Users who break into other computers through a networked or online connection and cause harm to those computers or access unauthorized information.
Check box
A Windows XP control which appears next to each item in a list that you use to select one or more items from the list.
Classic View
A view of the control panel that changes the Window's Contol Panel catagory to look and behave like the ones in the previous versions of Windows.