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  • windows, icons, mouse, and pull-down menus (WIMP)

    WIMP is an acronym describing the desktop user interface familiar to Windows and Mac computer users, significant features of which are windows, icons, a mouse, and pull-down menus. 

  • CNAME

    A CNAME specifies an alias or nickname for a canonical name record in a domain name system (DNS) database. (Continued...) 

  • Open Document Format (ODF)

    The Open Document Format (ODF) is an XML-based open source file format for saving and exchanging text, spreadsheets, charts, and presentations... 

  • fatal exception

    In a computer error message, a fatal exception indicates an exceptional situation requiring that the program responsible for the situation be closed. 

  • Microsoft

    Microsoft is the world's leading producer of computer software. 

  • Windows Product Activation (WPA)

    Windows Product Activation (WPA) is the mandatory product registration system included in Microsoft's Windows XP, Office XP, and recent Office products (such as Word 2002 or Excel 2002) as a means of enforcing compliance with the company's End User L... 

  • Terminal Server product or Microsoft Windows Terminal Server (WTS)

    The Microsoft Windows Terminal Server (WTS) is a server program running on its Windows NT 4.0 (or higher) operating system that provides the graphical user interface (GUI) of the Windows desktop to user terminals that don't have this capability thems... 

  • snap-in

    Snap-in, in general, refers to an object that can be attached to another object and that will then function as part of the whole. 

  • enhancement

    In an information technology product, an enhancement is a noteworthy improvement to the product as part of a new version of it. 

  • StarOffice

    StarOffice is a free productivity application suite from Sun Microsystems that includes a word processor (Writer), spreadsheet (Calc), database (Base), presentation maker (Impress), illustrator (Draw), schedule managment (Schedule), e-mail (Mail) and...