I.T Glossary

Introduction

The following page covers a variety of different terms used in computing and referenced throughout this website. This page serves to provide basic definitions for these and simple explanations to help users navigating this website for the first time.

A

ASCII

Absolute path

Active partition

All-in-one computer

Alphanumeric keys

B

Botnet

Backdoor

C

Chkdsk (checkdisk)

Cache

CMOS

CPU

C Drive

CMD

CHKNTFS

D

E

F

G

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

Ransomware

Rootkit

Root user

S

sdf

T

sdfsd

U

sfds

V

Virus

VPN

W

Worm

X

sdfsdf

Y

sdfsdfs

Z