Windows OS management Definitions

  • O

    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...

  • P

    PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect)

    PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect) is an interconnection system between a microprocessor and attached devices in which expansion slots are spaced closely for high speed operation.

  • Q

    Quick Fix Engineering (QFE)

    Quick Fix Engineering (QFE) is a Microsoft term for the delivery of individual service updates to its operating systems and application programs such as Word.

  • S

    ScanDisk

    ScanDisk is a Windows utility used to check your hard disk for errors and to correct problems that are found.

  • 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.

  • 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 newsgroup (Discussion) component.

  • system

    A system is a collection of elements or components that are organized for a common purpose.

  • T

    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 themselves.

  • TweakUI

    TweakUI is a software utility that lets Windows 9x, Windows NT, and Windows 2000 users modify the desktop user interface and other system characteristics to their liking.

  • W

    Win32s

    Win32s is a Microsoft upgrade to the Windows 3.1 and Windows for Workgroups 3.1 operating systems, which run 16-bit applications, that allows them to run some 32-bit applications.

  • WinChip (WinChip C6)

    WinChip (also known as the WinChip C6) is a microprocessor designed for use in business computers that run Microsoft operating systems Made by IDT, the microprocessor reportedly provides comparable performance to Intel's more expensive Pentium microprocessors as well as to the more competitively-priced K6 and the Cyrix 6X86MX. IDT designed a smaller die area for the microprocessor, making it easier and cheaper to manufacture.

  • windowing system

    A windowing system is a system for sharing a computer's graphical display presentation resources among multiple applications at the same time.

  • 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 License Agreement (EULA).

  • 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.

  • WinFrame

    WinFrame is a software product from Citrix that, together with a Windows NT operating system, allows a computer server to provide Windows applications and data for attached computer workstations.

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