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  • Hardware Interrupts (IRQ) and Conflicts

    The Concept of Interrupts DMA Base Addresses Hardware Conflicts IRQ Configuration Resolving Hardware Conflicts The Concept of Interrupts Because the processor cannot simultaneously process several pieces of information (it processes one ... Read more

    Computer
    October 29, 2013 at 04:33 PM
  • zlclient - zlclient.exe

    zlclient - zlclient.exe zlclient.exe (zlclient stands for Zone Labs Client) is a process which corresponds to the firewall ZoneAlarm. It is an application which can safely be terminated. However, it is recommended that you not do so, in ... Read more

    Windows processes
    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
  • DB9 connector

    DB9 connector The DB9 (originally DE-9) connector is an analog 9-pin plug of the D-Subminiature connector family (D-Sub or Sub-D). The DB9 connector is mainly used for serial connections, allowing for the asynchronous transmission of data ... Read more

    Cables and connectors
    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
  • Cryptography - Secure Sockets Layers (SSL)

    Introduction to SSL SSL (Secure Sockets Layers) is a process that manages the security of transactions made on the Internet. The SSL standard was developed by Netscape, together with Mastercard, Bank of America, MCI and Silicon Graphics. ... Read more

    Cryptography
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Information security officer (ISO)

    Information security officer (ISO) An ISO (information security officer) is in charge of setting and a company's security policy. He/she also plays a critical role in informing, advising, and alerting the general management on matters ... Read more

    IT professions
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Routing over the Internet

    Routers Routers are devices which make it possible to "choose" the path that datagrams will take to arrive at the destination. They are machines with several network interface cards each one of which is linked to a different network. So, ... Read more

    Internet (protocols)
    May 24, 2012 at 03:36 PM
  • Introduction to Windows NT

    Introduction to Microsoft Windows NT Windows NT (for "New Technology") is a 32-bit operating system developed by Microsoft. Windows NT's outward appearance makes it look a lot like Windows 95/98/Millennium, but Windows NT has a separately ... Read more

    Windows NT (XP,Vista,...)
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • History of the hard drive

    History of the hard drive The first hard drive was invented in early 1956, at the request of the US Air Force, by the company IBM. It was called the RAMAC 305 (with the name standing for Random Access Method of Accounting and Control), a ... Read more

    Computer history
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Information systems governance (IT Governance)

    The Concept of Governance The term "Governance" specifies the ability of an organization to be able to control and regulate its own operation so as to avoid conflicts of interest related to the division between beneficiaries (shareholders) ... Read more

    Information System
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Operating system

    Description of the operating system Roles of the operating system Components of the operating system Multi-threaded systems Multi-processor systems Embedded systems Real time systems Types of operating system Description of the operating ... Read more

    Operating System
    November 11, 2012 at 06:40 PM
  • 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
  • msconfig - msconfig.exe

    msconfig - msconfig.exe msconfig.exe (msconfig) is a standard process in Windows XP (and earlier versions of Windows) for editing the startup configuration. MsConfig is mainly used for removing processes loaded when Windows is booted. How ... Read more

    Windows processes
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Team

    Jeff PILLOU Director of publication. Jeff PILLOU is the founder of CCM.net. Email : jf@ccm.net Tel : (+33) 1 47 79 51 03 ... Read more

    About Us
    January 10, 2017 at 11:33 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Using Telnet

    Introduction to Telnet Protocols and implementation Running Telnet Commands in Telnet Introduction to Telnet Telnet is a protocol for emulating a remote terminal, which means that it can be used to run commands entered on a keyboard at a ... Read more

    Internet Utilities
    November 12, 2012 at 12:39 PM
  • 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