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Computer Abbreviations and Their Meanings

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Computer - Commonly Operated Machine Particularly Used in Technical and Educational Research

CPU - Central Processing Unit

RAM - Random Access Memory

ROM - Read Only Memory

PROM - Programmable Read Only Memory

EPROM - Erasable PROM

EEPROM - Electrically EPROM

HDD - Hard Disk Drive

FDD - Floppy Disk Drive

KBD - KeyBoard

I/O - Input & Output

CD - Compact Disk

DVD - Digital Video Disk

SMPS - Switch Mode Power Supply

POST - Power ON Self Test

BIOS - Basic Input Output System

VDU - Visible Display Unit

LED - Light Embedded Diode

LCD - Liquid Crystal Display

USB - Universal Serial Bus

VGA - Video/Visual Graphic Adapter

LAN - Local Area Network

WAN - Wide Area Network

MAN - Metropolitan Area Network

HLL - High Level Language

LLL - Low Level Language

MIPS - Million of Instruction Per Second

MBPS - Mega Bytes Per Second

KBPS - Kilo Bytes Per Second

HTTP - HyperText Transfer Protocol

WWW - World Wide Web

IP - Internet Protocol

ISP - Internet Service Provider

4 BITS - 1 Nibble

8 BITS - 1 Byte

1024 Bytes - 1 Kilo Byte (KB)

1024 KB - 1 Mega Byte (MB)

1024 MB - 1 Giga Byte (GB)

1024 GB - 1 Tera Byte (TB)

1024 TB - 1 Peta Byte ( PB)

1024 PB - 1 Exa Byte (EB)

1024 EB - 1 Zetta Byte (ZB)

1024 ZB - 1 Yotta Byte (YB)

HTTPS - Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure

URL - Uniform Resource Locator

VIRUS - Vital Information Resource Under Seized

3G - 3rd Generation

GSM - Global System for Mobile Communication

CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access

UMTS - Universal Mobile Telecommunication System

SIM - Subscriber Identity Module

AVI - Audio Video Interleave

RTS - Real Time Streaming

SIS - Symbion OS Installer File

AMR - Adaptive Multi-Rate Codec

JAD - Java Application Descriptor

JAR - Java Archive

3GPP - 3rd Generation Partnership Project

3GP - 3rd Generation Project

MP3 - MPEG Player III

MP4 - MPEG-4 Video File

AAC - Advanced Audio Coding

GIF - Graphic Interchangeable Format

JPEG - Joint Photographic Expert Group

BMP - Bitmap

SWF - Shock Wave Flash

WMV - Windows Media Video

WMA - Windows Media Audio

WAV - Waveform Audio

PNG - Portable Network Graphics

DOC - Document (Microsoft Corporation)

PDF - Portable Document Format

M3G - Mobile 3D Graphics

M4A - MPEG-4 Audio File

NTH - Nokia Theme

THM - Themes ( Sony Ericsson)

MMF - Synthetic Music Mobile Application File

NRT - Nokia Ringtone

XMF - Extensible Music File

WBMP - Wireless Bitmap Image

DVX - DivX Video

HTMC - HyperText Markup Language

CRT - Cathode Ray Tube

DAT - Digital Audio Tape

DOS - Disk Operating System

GUI - Graphical User Interface

TCP - Transmission Control Protocol

UPS - Uninterruptible Power Supply

HSDPA - High Speed Downlink Packet Access

EDGE - Enhanced Data Rate for GSM [Global System for Mobile Communication] Evolution

VHF - Very High Frequency

UHF - Ultra High Frequency

GPRS - General Packet Radio Service

WAP - Wireless Application Protocol

APRANET - Advanced Research Project Agency Network

IBM - International Business Machines

HP - Hewlett Packard

AM/FM - Amplitude/Frequency Modulation

WLAN - Wireless Local Area Network

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