Glossary - 2nd Post (You should learn)
Glossary - 2 (by me)
dialog box : A windows that offer options for you to choose from.
directory : Another term for "folder, a place on a disk that holds its own collection of files.
domain name : The main name of a resource that's available on the Internet. For example, my domain name is manandari.in.
download : To copy a file from the Internet (or some other computer) to your own PC.
drag : To rest the mouse pointer on some item or selection and then hold down the primary mouse button while moving the mouse.
DUN : An abbreviation for Dial-Up Networking
e-mail : Mail that's sent electronically across the Internet or a local area network.
emotion : Characters typed to represent an emotion, such as the smiley - :-) used to represent "happy" or "only kidding".
extension : The ending part of a filename, such as .doc or .txt. Windows uses the extension to keep track of which documents go with which programs.
extranet : A network of computers used by two or more businesses that has the look and feel of the internet
FAQ : Frequently Asked Questions.
file : A unit of storage on the disk. For example, any document you create and save will be stored in a file.
folder : A place on the hard disk where you can store files that belong together.
hard disk : A disk inside the PC that stores windows, all your programs, and documents you save. Named C : on all PCs.
hardware : The PC itself, and any gadget you attach to the PC.
home page : The first page one comes to when visiting a web site.
host : Any computer or device capable of providing services to other computers. Like the host at a party where all the guests are PCs.
HTML : Hypertext Markup Language, a set of codes used to define the appearance of Web pages. Learning to create Web pages requires learning about HTML.
hyperlink : A hot spot on a Web page that you can click to visit another Web page.
IMAP : Internet Message Access Protocol, an e-mail protocol that lets you manage messages without copying them from the server to your own PC.
IMHO : In my humble opinion.
install : To add a program to your computer's hard disk, usually by running its Setup program.
Internet : A huge network of interconnected computers from around the world. Provides popular services like e-mail and the World Wide Web.
by Anirudh Kumar