Flashcards in 4 Deck (25):
using traditional copper telephone lines with analogue signals to connect a computer to a network
[C] a special window on a screen allowing the user to communicate with the computer by entering information or setting options
dialogue (AmE also dialog) box n.
[C] any number from 0 to 9
using a series of the digits one and zero to receive and send information by means of an electronic signal that is either on or off
to convert analogue information into a digital form that can be read and processed by a computer
[C] a virtual container used to organize other directories and files in a hierarchical structure
directory (also folder) n.
to turn off an optional software item, making it non-functional
[C] a part of the Internet that is owned by an organization or person, where they can upload files or access email
(of a computer or computer system) not working and not ready for use
- to transfer data from a server to your computer
- [C] the data transferred from a server to your computer
download v., n.
[C] a hardware device that reads and writes information on disks, CDs or tapes
[C] software that allows an operating system to communicate with a hardware or peripheral device
driver (also device driver) n.
related to something that is done on or involves the Internet
to insert an object into a file or an Internet page in such a way that it is no longer linked to the source document
[U] the ability of one computer to work in the same way as another computer; e.g. an Apple computer acting like a PC
to turn on an optional software item to make it functional
to put data in a secret code so that only someone with the right key can read it
[U] the act of putting data in a secret code so it is unreadable except by authorized users
a program or service on the Internet that allows users to search for files and information
[U] a system to manage all the information and functions of a business or company from shared data stores
enterprise resource planning (ERP) n.
[C] a message that communicates to the user that the computer cannot carry out an instruction, or there is some other problem
error message n.
to make a program or command happen or work
relating to a compressed file that can be returned to its original size
[C] a computer system that is programmed to imitate the problem-solving procedures that a human expert makes
expert system n.