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Computer Vocabulary

Address bar: At the top of your web browser where you type the address of the web site you want to view (e.g. domain.com)

Advertising: (see Marketing)

Affiliate: (see MLM)

Computer Vocabulary Note: Type addresses exactly

Backup: it is very important to purchase rewrite able cds (CD-RW) to backup your computer data on a regular basis and to store them inanother location.

Banner: a form of advertising on the World Wide Web, this form of online advertising entails embedding an advertisement into a web page and is intended to attract traffic to a website by linking to the website of the advertiser.

Blog: is a Web site with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video; "blog" can also beused as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog.

Blogging: online media a way for collecting links to webpages and sharing thoughts and ideas with people online; the actual practice of producing a blog.

Bookmarks: a button on the browser's main menu that allows you to save web pages, the webpages that you have cecided to have your browser to remember for use on subsequentoccasions.

Browser: a program used to view or manipulate Internet web pages; they are the only way for us to send and receive data on the Internet.

Business: (biz) company

Capitalist: (entrepreneur) business owner

Capitalism: is an economic system in which land, capital goods, and other resources, are owned, operated and traded by private individuals or corporations for the purpose ofprofit.

Computer partitions: storage physical divisions (drives) of your computer (a:, b:, c:, d:, etc.)

Computer Program (application): computer software for specific purposes

Control panel: the window that gives you access to the critical functions of your computer

Copy & paste: to keep from typing the same data over and over, you can simply copy & paste your data.

To copy:highlight the data and then while holding the ctrl key and the letter c.

To paste the data: hold the ctrl key and the letter v as many times necessary.

Database program: an application to process lists.

Data units: bit is one keystroke (kilobits - thousands of bits, megabits - thousands of kilobits, and gigabits - thousands of megabytes), when downloading you will see this notation kb/sec(kilobits per second) or the percentage of progress.

Before you download any thing into your computer you should know about how much storage space your computer can store, how many data units it has available for storage. You cannot download files if your computer does not have enough memory (data units) to hold it.

Descriptions: search engines will provide you with a short description(usually up to 200 characters) of relevant web pages

Desk top: this is the window where you can access your personal programs and applications

Distributor: (see MLM)

Domain name: Refencing the URL of a particular website on the web; A domain name is used to describe the regions of administrative authority within the Domain name system used for the Internet.

DSL: The fastest way possible toconnect to the Internet

Email: the most necessary and used communication program in your computer

Entrepreneur: a business owner

Entrepreneurship: starting a business

Firewall computer vocabulary: A firewall is software or hardware that checks information coming from the Internet or a network, and then either blocks it or allows it to pass through to your computer, dependingon your firewall settings.

Files & folders: file is the designation of things added to your computer e.g. *.gif*.doc. Folder is the designation that like files goes into e.g. c://foldername/filename.*

FTP: (file transfer protocol) is a program to facilitate file transfers

Google search: the way to access the thousands of web pages on the Internet, simply type in the search box the...