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Copy Protection

(kop pr -tek sh&n) (n.) Refers to techniques used to prevent the unauthorized copying of software. The idea of copy-protected...

ECP – Extended Capabilities Port

Short for Extended Capabilities Port, a parallel-port standard for PCs that supports bi-directional communication between the PC and attached devices...

Systems Analyst

A programmer or consultant who designs and manages the development of business applications. Typically, systems analysts are more involved in...

Millisecond

Millisecond is one thousandth of a second. Access times of hard disk drives are measured in milliseconds, usually abbreviated as...

ISO – International Organization for Standardization

(1) Short for International Organization for Standardization. Note that ISO is not an acronym; instead, the name derives from the...

MIPS – Million instructions per second

Million instructions per second (MIPS) is an older, obsolete measure of a computer’s speed and power, MIPS measures roughly the...

Task

An operating system concept that refers to the combination of a program being executed and bookkeeping information used by the...

EPP – Enhanced Parallel Port

Enhanced Parallel Port (EPP) is a parallel port standard for PCs that supports bi-directional communication between the PC and attached...