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CMOS

CMOS is a widely used type of semiconductor that uses both NMOS (negative polarity) and PMOS (positive polarity) circuits.

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non-volatile memory

Types of memory that retain their contents when power is turned off. ROM is nonvolatile, whereas RAM is volatile. This term often refers to the CMOS memory in PCs that holds the BIOS.

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volatile memory

Memory that loses its contents when the power is turned off. All RAM except the CMOS RAM used for the BIOS is volatile.

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Micron Technology

Micron is a leading provider of advanced semiconductor solutions. Micron's DRAM and Flash components are used in today's most advanced computing, networking, and communications products, including computers, workstations, servers, cell phones, wireless devices, digital cameras, and gaming systems.

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SOI

Definition of the term 'SOI'

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BlueTrack

A proprietary tracking technology from Microsoft that lets you use a mouse on virtually any surface, excluding clear glass and mirrored surfaces.

According to Microsoft, in a BlueTrack technology mouse, the sensor, the light and the component configuration are optimized for the best possible surface image for a variety of conditions.

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boot sequence

The order of drives that a system��s BIOS follows when looking for the operating system (OS) to boot after the computer has performed POST. For example, the BIOS may be instructed to first look to drive C (i.e., the hard disk) for the OS and then drive A (i.e., the floppy disk).

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The System Boot Process Explained

What happens between the time that the user powers up the computer and when the icons appear on the desktop?

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digital camera

A camera that stores images digitally rather than recording them on film.

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