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AC
Alternating Current
ACPI
Advanced Configuration and Power Interface
ACT
Activity
ADSL
Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line
AGP
Accellerated Graphics Port
AMD
Advanced Micro Devices
AMR
Audio Modem Riser
APIPA
Automatic Private Internet Protocol Addressing
APM
Advanced Power Management
ARP
Address Resolution Protocol
ASR
Automated System Recovery
AT
Advanced Technology
ATA
Advanced Technology Attachment
ATAPI
Advanced Technology Attachment Packet Interface
ATM
Asynchronous Transfer Mode
ATX
Advanced Technology Extended
BIOS
Basic Input/Output System
BNC
Bayonet-Neill-Concelman or British Navel Connector
BRI
Basic Rate Interface
BTX
Balanced Technology Extended
CCD
Charged Coupled Device
CD
Compact Disc
CD-ROM
Compace Disc-Read Only Memory
CD-RW
Compact Disc-Rewritable
CDFS
Compact Disc File System
CMOS
Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor
CNR
Communication Network Riser
COM1
Communication Port 1
CPU
Central Processing Unit
CRIMM
Continuity-Rambus Inline Memory Module
CRT
Cathode-Ray Tube
DAC
Discretionary Access Control
DB-25
Serial Communications D-shell Connector, 25 Pins
DB-9
9 Pin D-shell Connector
DC
Direct Current
DDOS
Distributed Denial of Service
DDR
Double Data-Rate
DDR RAM
Double Data-Rate Random Access Memory
DDR SDRAM
Double Data-Rate Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
DFS
Distributed File System
DHCP
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DIMM
Dual Inline Memory Module
DIN
Deutsche Industrie Norm
DIP
Dual Inline Package
DLT
Digital Linear Tape
DLP
Digital Light Processing
DMA
Direct Memory Access
DNS
Domain Name Service or Domain Name Server
DOS
Disk Operating System or Denial Of Service
DPMS
Display Power Management Signaling
DRAM
Dynamic Random Access Memory
DSL
Digital Subscriber Line
DVD
Digital Video Disc or Digital Versatile Disk
DVD-RAM
Digital Video Disc-Random Access Memory
DVD-ROM
Digital Video Disc-Read Only Memory
DVD-R
Digital Video Disc-Recordable
DVD-RW
Digital Video Disc-Rewritable
DVI
Digital Visual Interface
ECC
Error Correction Code
ECP
Extended Capabilities Port
EEPROM
Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
EFS
Encrypting File System
EIDE
Enhanced Integrated Drive Electronics
EISA
Extended Industry Standard Architecture
EMI
Electromagnetic Interference
EMP
Electromagnetic Pulse
EPROM
Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory
EPP
Enhanced Parallel Port
ERD
Emergency Repair Disk
ESD
Electrostatic Discharge
ESDI
Enhanced Small Device Interface
EVGA
Extended Video Graphics Adapter/Array
EVDO
Evolution Data Optimized or Evolution Data Only
FAT
File Allocation Table
FAT12
12-bit File Allocation Table
FAT16
16-bit File Allocation Table
FAT32
32-bit File Allocation Table
FDD
Floppy Disk Drive
FERPA
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Fn
Function (Referring to the Function Key on a Laptop)
FPM
Fast Page-Mode
FRU
Field Replaceable Unit
FTP
File Transfer Protocol
FQDN
Fully Qualified Domain Name
GB
Gigabyte
GDI
Graphics Device Interface
GHz
Gigahertz
GUI
Graphical User Interface
GPRS
General Packet Radio System
GSM
Global System for Mobile Communications
HAL
Hardware Abstraction Layer
HCL
Hardware Compatibility List
HDD
Hard Disk Drive
HDMi
High Definition Media Interface
HPFS
High Performance File System
HTML
Hypertext Markup Language
HTTP
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
HTTPS
Hypertext Transfer Protocol Over Secure Sockets Layer
I/O
Input/Output
ICMP
Internet Control Message Protocol
ICS
Internet Connection Sharing
ICR
Intelligent Character Recognition
IDE
Integrated Drive Electronics
IEEE
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IIS
Internet Information Services
IMAP
Internet Mail Access Protocol
IP
Internet Protocol
IPCONFIG
Internet Protocol Configuration
IPP
Internet Printing Protocol
IPSEC
Internet Printing Security
IPX
Internetwork Packet Exchange
IPX/SPX
Internetwork Packet Exchange/Sequenced Packet Exchange
IR
Infared
IrDA
Infared Data Association
IRQ
Interrupt Request
ISA
Industry Standard Architecture
ISDN
Integrated Services Digital Network
ISO
Industry Standards Organization
ISP
Internet Service Provider
KB
Kilobyte
LAN
Local Area Network
LBA
Logical Block Addressing
LC
Lucent Connector
LCD
Liquid Crystal Display
LDAP
Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
LED
Light Emitting Diode
LIP or LiPoly
Lithium-Ion Polymer
Li-on
Lithium-Ion
LPD/LPR
Line Printer Daemon/Line Printer Remote
LPT
Line Printer Terminal
LPT1
Line Printer Terminal 1
LPX
Low Profile Extended
LVD
Low Voltage Differential
MAC
Media Access Control
MAN
Metropolitan Area Network
MAPI
Messaging Application Programming Interface
Mb
Megabit
MB
Megabyte
MBR
Master Boot Record
MBSA
Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
MCR
Multivariant Curve Resolution
MFD
Multi-Function Device
MFP
Multi-Function Product
MHz
Megahertz
MicroDIMM
Micro Dual Inline Memory Module
MIDI
Musical Instrument Digital Interface
MIME
Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension
MLI
Multiple Link Interface
MMC
Microsoft Management Console
MMX
Multimedia Extensions
MP3
Moving Picture Experts Group Layer 3 Audio
MPEG
Moving Picture Experts Group
MSCONFIG
Microsoft Configuration
MSDS
Material Safety Data Sheet
MUI
Multilingual User Interface
NAS
Network-Attached Storage
NAT
Network Address Translation
NetBIOS
Networked Basic Input/Output System
NetBEUI
Networked Basic Input/Output System Extended User Interface
NFS
Network File System
NIC
Network Interface Card
NiCd
Nickel Cadmium
NiMH
Nickel Metal Hydride
NLI
Not Logged In or Natural Language Interface
NLX
New Low-Profile Extended
NNTP
Network News Transfer Protocol
NTFS
New Technology File System
NTLDR
New Technology Loader
NWLINK
Netware Link
OCR
Optical Character Recognition
OEM
Original Equipment Manufacturer
OMR
Optical Mark Recognition
OS
Operating System
OSR
Original Equipment Manufacturer Service Release
PAN
Personal Area Network
PATA
Parallel Advanced Technology Attachment
PC
Personal Computer
PCI
Peripheral Component Interconnect
PCIe
Peripheral Component Interconnect Experss
PCIX
Peripheral Component Interconnect Extended
PCL
Printer Control Language
PCMCIA
Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
PDA
Personal Digital Assistant
PGA
Pin Grid Array
PGA2
Pin Grid Array 2
PIN
Personal Identification Number
PKI
Public Key Infastructure
PnP
Plug And Play
POP
Post Office Protocol
POP3
Post Office Protocol 3
POST
Power-On Self Test
POTS
Plain Old Telephone Service
PPP
Point-to-Point Protocol
PPTP
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
PRI
Primary Rate Interface
PROM
Programmable Read-Only Memory
PS/2
Personal System/2 Connector
PSTN
Public Switched Telephone Network
PVC
Permanent Virtual Circuit
PXE
Preboot Execution Environment
QoS
Quality of Service
RAID
Redundant Array of Independent (or Inexpensive) Discs
RAM
Random Access Memory
RAS
Remote Access Service
RBAC
Role-Based Access Control or Rule-Based Access Control
RDRAM
RAMBUS Dynamic Random Access Memory
RF
Radio Frequency
RFI
Radio Frequency Interference
RGB
Red Blue Green
RIMM
RAMBUS Inline Memory Module
RIP
Routing Information Protocol
RIS
Remote Installation Service
RISC
Reduced Instruction Set Computer
RJ
Registered Jack
RJ-11
Registered Jack Function 11
RJ-45
Registered Jack Function 45
RMA
Return Materials Authorization
ROM
Read Only Memory
RS-232 or RS-232C
Recommended Standard 232
RTC
Real-Time Clock
SAN
Storage Area Network
SATA
Serial Advanced Technology Attachment
SC
Subscription Channel
SCSI
Small Computer System Interface
SCSI ID
Small Computer System Interface Identifier
SD Card
Secure Digital Card
SDRAM
Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
SEC
Single Edge Connector
SFC
System File Checker
SGRAM
Synchronous Graphics Random Access Memory
SIMM
Single Inline Memory Module
SLI
Scalable Link Interface or System Level Integration or Scanline Interleave Mode
SMB
Server Message Block or Small to Midsize Business
SMTP
Simple Mail Transport Protocol
SNMP
Simple Network Management Protocol
SoDIMM
Small outline Dual Inline Memory Module
SOHO
Small Office/Home Office
SP
Service Pack
SP1
Service Pack 1
SP2
Service Pack 2
SPDIF
Sony-Philips Digital Interface Format
SPGA
Staggered Pin Grid Array
SPX
Sequenced Package Exchange
SRAM
Static Random Access Memory
SSH
Secure Shell
SSID
Service Set Identifier
SSL
Secure Sockets Layer
ST
Straight Tip
STP
Shielded Twisted Pair
SVGA
Super Video Graphics Array
SXGA
Super Extended Graphics Array
TB
Terrabyte
TCP
Transmission Control Protocol
TCP/IP
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
TDR
Time Domain Reflectometer
TFTP
Trivial File Transfer Protocol
UART
Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter
UDF
User Defined Functions or Universal Disk Format or Universal Data Format
UDMA
Ultra Direct Memory Access
UDP
User Datagram Protocol
UL
Underwriter's Laboratory
UNC
Universal Naming Convention
UPS
Uninterruptible Power Supply
URL
Uniform Resource Locator
USB
Universal Serial Bus
USMT
User State Migration Tool
UTP
Unshielded Twisted Pair
UXGA
Ultra Extended Graphics Array
VESA
Video Electronics Standards Association
VFAT
Virtual File Allocation Table
VGA
Video Graphics Array
VoIP
Voice over Internet Protocol
VPN
Virtual Private Network
VRAM
Video Random Access Memory
WAN
Wide Area Network
WAP
Wireless Application Protocol
WEP
Wired Equivalent Privacy
WIFI or WiFi
Wireless Fidelity
WINS
Windows Internet Name Service
WLAN
Wireless Local Area Network
WPA
Wireless Protected Access
WUXGA
Wide Ultra Extended Graphics Array
XGA
Extended Graphics Array
ZIF
Zero-Insertion-Force
ZIP
Zigzag Inline Package