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  • Computer Viruses - 1,281 words
    Computer Viruses Almost every End-user in the world has heard of computer viruses and/or has had one at one point in time. Dont worry if you havent heard about them, you wont find it in your bloodstream. Unfortunately you may find one in your computer memory or disk storage. Some may be as benign as the common cold and others as deadly to your hard drive as the Ebola virus . - 1 -What is a Computer Virus? ~ Usually defined as a malicious code of computer programming it is actually just another software, only written with not so noble intentions. ~ A computer virus is designed to install, reproduce itself and cause damage to computer files and data without the users knowledge or permission. ...
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  • Disk Defragmentation - 999 words
    Disk Defragmentation Fast, reliable disk performance is mandatory in todays complex information technology world, because system response and virtual memory performance depend on fast disk I/O. unfortunately, common disk fragmentation leads to significant performance degradation. According to one vendor, 58 percent of any I/O operation is disk seek time. So reducing seek time by defragmenting files can play an important part in increasing application performance. How such an intelligent file placement program works and what does it really speed up windowsNT machines? Computers performance Computer machines play a major and fundamental role in todays world. Almost all applications and studies ...
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  • Linux Networking Capabilities - 620 words
    Linux Networking Capabilities Linux is a Unix clone written from scratch by Linus Torvalds with assistance from a loosely-knit team of hackers across the Net. It aims towards POSIX compliance. It has all the features expected in a modern fully-fledged Unix, including true multitasking, virtual memory, shared libraries, demand loading, shared copy-on-write executables, proper memory management and TCP/IP networking. It runs mainly on 386/486/586-based PCs, using the hardware facilities of the 386-processor family to implement these features. Ports to other architectures are underway. Linux is freely available, and no one is required to register their copies with any central authority, so it i ...
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  • The Evolution Of Apple January 1976 To May 1995 - 1,334 words
    The Evolution of Apple - January 1976 to May 1995 Let's take a trip back in time and review the evolution of a computer company. It's not IBM or Microsoft. This company is Apple Computers, Incorporated. In the year 1976, before most people even thought about buying a computer for their homes. Back then the computer community added up to a few brainy hobbyist. So when Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs sold a van and two programmable calculators for thirteen hundred dollars and started Apple Computers, Inc., in Jobs garage, the reach for success seemed far. But these two young business men, Wozniak 26 years old and Jobs 21 years old, had a vision. "Computers arent for nerds anymore," they announced ...
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