Monthly Archives: June 2012

Some common acronyms on the test…

ISP – Internet Service Provider – Company that provides a building’s connection to the Internet HTTP – Hypertext Transfer Protocol HTTPS – Hypertext Tansfer Protocol Secure – Used for business transactions and exchange of sensitive data like credit card numbers … Continue reading

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More acronyms

After about a week, I’ll enter all of these on a page in alphabetical order.  In about a month, there should be a nice complete list.  Some of these, like ISO and NEC, used to be very difficult to look … Continue reading

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More acronyms, all realting to basic PC terms:

PC – Personal Computer CPU – Central Processing Unit – The chip that does all the computing RAM – Random Access Memory – Memory within the computer that is only active when the computer is turned on. MoBo – Mother … Continue reading

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Today’s Acronyms

When I was reading computer texts, and I actually read the Network+ and Security+ texts from cover to cover, I found nothing more annoying than the alphabet soup of acronyms that were used.  So I am assembling a glossary of … Continue reading

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Computer Equipment Recommendations for Beginners

My credentials in the field:  CompTIA A+, Security+, Net+.   My instructor recommends (and I agree):   Western Digital hard drives Asus motherboards Asus laptops AMD processors Any Internet browser other than Internet Explorer Mac computers Kingston RAM   Here’s … Continue reading

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