Jevon's Win10 Chapter 4



Key Terms Definitons
Active Directory Active Directory stores information about objects on the network and makes this information easy for administrators and users to find and use.
Desktop App A desktop application is a computer program that runs locally on a computer device
Dynamic keys Dynamic keys are one-time symmetric cryptographic keys. forming a sequence of keys.
FAT32 FAT32 is an extension of previous file systems in which the data is stored in chunks of 32 bits.
FireWire FireWire is a technology that allows high-speed communication and data exchange between a computer and a peripheral or between two computers.
IEEE 1394 IEEE 1394 is an interface standard for a serial bus for high-speed communications and isochronous real-time data transfer.
A mirrored volume A mirrored volume is a fault-tolerant volume that duplicates your data on two or more physical disks.
Basic Disk The term basic disk refers to a disk that contains partitions, such as primary partitions and logical drives.
Process Process means to operate on (computer data) by means of a program.
NTFS NTFS is a reliable file system that can restore the consistency of the file system in case of a power loss or system failure.
Windows Store The Microsoft Store is a digital storefront for Windows users.
Multi-Booting Multi-booting is the act of installing multiple operating systems on a single computer, and being able to choose which one to boot.
Software Program A software program is commonly defined as a set of instructions, or a set of modules or procedures, that allow for a certain type of computer operation.
Encryption Encryption is the process of converting information or data into a code, especially to prevent unauthorized access.
A Striped Volume A striped volume (RAID 0) combines areas of free space from multiple hard disks (anywhere from 2 to 32) into one logical volume.
Resilient File System (ReFS) The Resilient File System (ReFS) is Microsoft's newest file system, designed to maximize data availability, scale efficiently to large data sets across diverse workloads, and provide data integrity with resiliency to corruption.
Partition Partition is each of a number of portions into which some operating systems divide memory or storage.
Service Service is a software that performs automated tasks, responds to hardware events, or listens for data requests from other software.
Task Manager A task manager is a system monitor program used to provide information about the processes and applications running on a computer, as well as the general status of the computer.
Volume Volume is a single accessible storage area with a single file system, typically (though not necessarily) resident on a single partition of a hard disk.

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