Jevon's Win10 Chapter 1



Key Term Definition
AppLocker AppLocker is an application whitelisting technology introduced with Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system. It allows restricting which programs users can execute based on the program's path, publisher, or hash, and in an enterprise can be configured via Group Policy.
User Interface the means by which the user and a computer system interact, in particular the use of input devices and software.
Cortana Cortana is a virtual assistant developed by Microsoft which uses the Bing search engine to perform tasks such as setting reminders and answering questions for the user.
Cloud Cloud computing is the on-demand availability of computer system resources, especially data storage and computing power, without direct active management by the user.
User Mode User mode is a non-privileged mode in which each process, starts out.
Smartphone a mobile phone that performs many of the functions of a computer, typically having a touchscreen interface, internet access, and an operating system capable of running downloaded applications.
Laptop a computer that is portable and suitable for use while traveling.
Windows 10 Windows 10 is a Microsoft operating system for personal computers, tablets, embedded devices and internet of things devices.
x64 x86 refers to a 32-bit CPU and operating system while x64 refers to a 64-bit CPU and operating system.
Device Driver a device driver is a computer program that operates or controls a particular type of device that is attached to a computer or automaton.
Group Policy Management Group Policy Management is a Windows management feature that allows you to control multiple users’ and computers’ configurations within an Active Directory environment.
Branchcache Branchcache is a bandwidth-optimization feature that has been available since the Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 operating systems.
Direct Access Direct Access is the facility of retrieving data immediately from any part of a computer file, without having to read the file from the beginning.
Zero Touch Installation Zero Touch Installation is an ease-of-use feature that automatically registers (enrolls) and distributes X. 509 certificates and provisioning information over secure connections within a connected grid network.
Virtual Desktop Virtual Desktop is environments on a centralized server and deploys them to end-users on request.

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