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Publisher Comments:

From broadband to wireless, XML to Xbox, Tablet PCs to digital TV—here’s the one resource that defines over 10,000 technical terms for home and office! The fifth edition of the award-winning MICROSOFT COMPUTER DICTIONARY has been fully updated and expanded with thousands of new entries. You get simple, concise definitions for understanding even the most arcane terms—as well as the newest high-tech acronyms and jargon. From A: (drive) to zettabyte, the MICROSOFT COMPUTER DICTIONARY makes the latest technology accessible to all!

COMPREHENSIVE CONTENT Covers everything from smartphones to superservers, 10Base2 to ;-)

DEFINES AND ILLUSTRATES Helpful diagrams and drawings complete the picture for complex topics

RELEVANT TO ALL Whether you’re a home user or an industry professional, you’ll find terms and concepts essential to your understanding

Book News Annotation:

Defines 10,000 microcomputer-related terms and abbreviations that the average personal computer user encounters in computer manuals and the computer trade press. The fifth edition adds entries on web authoring and .NET technologies, and drops the electronic version on CD-ROM.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

More than 10,000 entries defining computer terms, slang, and acronyms cover hardware, software, networking, Web authoring, and .NET.

Synopsis:

This book offers a professional, traditional-dictionary format and layout for maximum utility. The dictionary is fully searchable on CD-ROM. (Computer Books)

Synopsis:

This book offers a professional, traditional-dictionary format and layout for maximum utility. The dictionary is fully searchable on CD-ROM. (Computer Books)

Synopsis:

The fifth edition of the award-winning MICROSOFT COMPUTER DICTIONARY now features more than 10,000 entries It's been fully updated and expanded to cover the latest technologies and terminology you will encounter at work or home-from encryption to XML, Linux to Microsoft .NET, Tablet PCs to digital TV. MICROSOFT COMPUTER DICTIONARY clearly and authoritatively defines computer terms and concepts-including the myriad acronyms, jargon, and slang the high-tech industry generates

About the Author

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq 'MSFT') is the worldwide leader in software for personal and business computing. The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people through great software any time, any place and on any device.

Table of Contents

Contributors; Illustrators; Introduction; Changes in the Fifth Edition; Order of Presentation; Entries; Future Printings and Editions; Chapter 1: Numbers and Symbols; Chapter 2: A; Chapter 3: B; Chapter 4: C; Chapter 5: D; Chapter 6: E; Chapter 7: F; Chapter 8: G; Chapter 9: H; Chapter 10: I; Chapter 11: J; Chapter 12: K; Chapter 13: L; Chapter 14: M; Chapter 15: N; Chapter 16: O; Chapter 17: P; Chapter 18: Q; Chapter 19: R; Chapter 20: S; Chapter 21: T; Chapter 22: U; Chapter 23: V; Chapter 24: W; Chapter 25: X; Chapter 26: Y; Chapter 27: Z; Common Character Sets; ANSI Character Set; Apple Macintosh Extended Character Set; IBM Extended Character Set; EBCDIC Character Set; Common File Extensions; Instant Messaging Emoticons and Acronyms; Emotags; Smileys; Alternate (Japanese) Smileys; Acronyms and Shorthand; Internet Domains; Top-Level Domains: Organizational; Top-Level Domains: Geographic; Numeric Equivalents; Colophon;

Product Details

ISBN:
9780735614956
Manufactured:
Microsoft Press
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Manufactured by:
Microsoft Press
Manufactured:
Microsoft Press
Author:
Microsoft Corporation, CJ
Author:
Microsoft Press
Author:
CJ Microsoft Corporation
Author:
Microsoft Corporation
Location:
Redmond, Wash.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference - Dictionaries
Subject:
Computers
Subject:
Microcomputers
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Computers Reference-Computer Dictionaries
Subject:
Computers Reference-Beginning and Reference
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
5th ed.
Series:
Microsoft Computer Dictionary
Series Volume:
bk. 25.
Publication Date:
20020501
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
9.3 x 7.6 x 1.5 in 2.54 lb

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » Beginning and Reference
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » General
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
Reference » General

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Product details 656 pages Microsoft Press - English 9780735614956 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , More than 10,000 entries defining computer terms, slang, and acronyms cover hardware, software, networking, Web authoring, and .NET.
"Synopsis" by ,
This book offers a professional, traditional-dictionary format and layout for maximum utility. The dictionary is fully searchable on CD-ROM. (Computer Books)
"Synopsis" by ,
This book offers a professional, traditional-dictionary format and layout for maximum utility. The dictionary is fully searchable on CD-ROM. (Computer Books)
"Synopsis" by , The fifth edition of the award-winning MICROSOFT COMPUTER DICTIONARY now features more than 10,000 entries It's been fully updated and expanded to cover the latest technologies and terminology you will encounter at work or home-from encryption to XML, Linux to Microsoft .NET, Tablet PCs to digital TV. MICROSOFT COMPUTER DICTIONARY clearly and authoritatively defines computer terms and concepts-including the myriad acronyms, jargon, and slang the high-tech industry generates
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