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  • FAT16 and FAT32

    The FAT16 file system The first file system to be used on a Microsoft operating system was the FAT system, which uses a file allocation table. The file allocation table is actually an index which lists the content of the disk in order to ... Read more

    Computer: maintenance
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Smileys (emoticons)

    Why smileys? When typing words on the Internet, it's not always easy to convey feelings, emotions, or concepts like humor to the people you're communicating with. Here's a simple tip for getting the right message across: Use ASCII ... Read more

    World Wide Web
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Motherboard

    Introduction to motherboards Characteristics Motherboard form factor Integrated components The chipset The CMOS clock and battery The BIOS The processor ... Read more

    Computer
    November 12, 2012 at 12:49 PM
  • Formatting - Formatting a hard drive

    Before trying to understand formatting, you first need to understand how a hard drive works. Many people do not distinguish low-level formatting (also called physical formatting) from high-level formatting (also called logical formatting). ... Read more

    Computer: maintenance
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • ISP - Internet service providers

    What does ISP mean? ISP literally means Internet service provider or provider. It is a service (most of the time paid for) which allows you to connect to the Internet. Why use an ISP? Unless you have a specialized line (other than a ... Read more

    Internet Utilities
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Network cards

    What is a network card? What is the role of a network card? Preparing data The role of the identifier Other network card functions Sending and ... Read more

    Computer
    November 7, 2012 at 08:19 AM
  • Positioning elements in CSS

    Using style sheets along with the and tags, you can specify the location of text or images down to the pixel. This is possible with versions 4 and higher of Netscape and Internet Explorer; however, the technique is still problematic and ... Read more

    CSS
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Network equipment - Bridges

    Bridges A bridge is a hardware device for linking two networks that work with the same protocol. Unlike a repeater, which works at the physical level, a bridge works at the logical level (on layer 2 in the OSI model), which means that it ... Read more

    Local Area Network
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • ISO 9000, ISO 9001 and ISO 9004

    Introduction to ISO Certification Certification is a way to attest, by the intermediary of a third-party certifier, to a company's ability to provide a service, product or system in accordance with client requirements and regulation ... Read more

    Quality
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Data transmission - Analogue transmission

    The principles of analogue transmission Analogue data transmission consists of sending information over a physical transmission medium in the form of a wave. Data is transmitted via a carrier wave, a simple wave whose only purpose is to ... Read more

    Data transmission
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Multichannel audio (5.1, 6.1, 7.1)

    Multichannel audio The term "multichannel audio" refers to the use of multiple audio tracks to reconstruct sound on a multi-speaker sound system. Two digits separated by a decimal point (2.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, etc.) are used to classify the ... Read more

    Audio
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Employee Relationship Management (ERM)

    The term "Employee Relationship Management" (acronym ERM), translate as "management of the relationship with the employees" refers to the use of technologies in the management of human resources. This concept is based on client ... Read more

    e-Business
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • File sharing in Windows XP

    Advantages File sharing involves making the content of one or more directories available through the network. All Windows systems have standard devices making it easy to share the content of a directory. However, file sharing may lead to ... Read more

    Network configuration
    April 4, 2011 at 05:07 PM
  • Telnet protocol

    Introduction to the Telnet protocol The Telnet protocol is a standard internet protocol enabling terminals and applications to interface over the Internet. This protocol provides the basic rules making it possible to link a client (system ... Read more

    Internet (protocols)
    October 29, 2012 at 03:45 PM
  • Spreadsheets - Worksheets

    The Concept of a Worksheet Spreadsheets display data and formulas in a table form (lines and columns) called a worksheet. A worksheet is made of lines (numbered with numbers) and of columns (numbered with letters). The intersection of a ... Read more

    Spreadsheet
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Cross-Site Scripting attacks

    Malicious code injection Cross-Site Scripting (sometimes abbreviated XSS or CSS) attacks are attacks targeting websites that dynamically display user content without checking and encoding the information entered by users. Cross-Site ... Read more

    Attacks
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • History of the Internet

    The revolutionary idea In 1962, as Communism grew stronger, the US Air Force asked a small team of researchers to create a military communications network that could withstand a nuclear strike. The concept of this network relied on a ... Read more

    Computer history
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Conducting a meeting

    Introduction Meetings are a way of sharing, within a group of individuals, the same level of knowledge of a subject or a problem and of making decisions collectively. Additionally, decisions made collectively, with representatives of the ... Read more

    Project management
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Computer - History

    The history of the computer owes its existence to the fact that people, who are lazy by nature, have always sought to improve their ability to calculate, in order to reduce errors and save time. Origins: The abacus The "abacus" was ... Read more

    Computer history
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • DNS (Domain Name System)

    What is DNS? Each computer directly connected to the Internet has at least one specific IP address. However, users do not want to work with numerical addresses such as 194.153.205.26 but with a domain name or more specifically addresses ( ... Read more

    Internet (protocols)
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM