Commonly used abbreviations in Computer

Commonly used abbreviations in Computer

Computer = Commonly Operated Machine Particularly Used in Technical and Educational Research

CPU = Central Processing Unit

RAM = Random Access Memory

ROM = Read Only Memory

PROM = Programmable Read Only Memory

EPROM = Erasable PROM

EEPROM = Electrically EPROM

HDD = Hard Disk Drive

FDD = Floppy Disk Drive

KBD = KeyBoard

I/O = Input & Output

CD = Compact Disk

DVD = Digital Video Disk

SMPS = Switch Mode Power Supply

POST = Power ON Self Test

BIOS = Basic Input Output System

VDU = Visible Display Unit

Mbps = Mega Bytes Per second

Kbps = Kilo Bytes per second

HTTP = Hyper Text Templates

WWW = World Wide Web

IP = Internet Protocol

ISP = Internet Service Provider

4 Bits = 1 Nibble

8 Bits = 1 Byte

LED = Light Embedded Diode

LCD = Liquid Crystal Display

USB = Universal Serial Bus

VGA = Video/Visual Graphic Adapter

LAN = Local Area Network

WAN = Wide Area Network

MAN = Metropolitan Area Network

HLL = High Level Language

LLL = Low Level Language

MIPS = Million of Instruction Per Second

1024 Bytes = 1 Kilo Byte ( KB )

1024 KB = 1 Mega Byte ( MB )

1024 MB = 1 Gyga Byte ( GB )

1024 GB = 1 Tera Byte ( TB )

1024 TB = 1 Peta Byte ( PB )

1024 PB = 1 Exa Byte ( EB )

1024 EB = 1 Zetta Byte ( ZB )

1024 ZB = 1 Yotta Byte ( YB )
HTTP – Hyper Text Transfer Protocol.

HTTPS – Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure.

IP – Internet Protocol.

URL – Uniform Resource Locator.

USB – Universal Serial Bus.

VIRUS – Vital Information Resource Under Seized.

3G – 3rd Generation.

GSM – Global System for Mobile Communication.

CDMA – Code Division Multiple Access.

UMTS – Universal Mobile Telecommunication System.

SIM – Subscriber Identity Module.

AVI – Audio Video Interleave

RTS – Real Time Streaming

SIS – Symbian OS Installer File

AMR – Adaptive Multi-Rate Codec

JAD – Java Application Descriptor

JAR – Java Archive

JAD – Java Application Descriptor

3GPP – 3rd Generation Partnership Project

3GP – 3rd Generation Project

MP3 – MPEG player lll

MP4 – MPEG-4 video file

AAC – Advanced Audio Coding

GIF – Graphic Interchangeable Format

JPEG – Joint Photographic Expert Group

BMP – Bitmap

SWF – Shock Wave Flash

WMV – Windows Media Video

WMA – Windows Media Audio

WAV – Waveform Audio

PNG – Portable Network Graphics

DOC – Document (Microsoft Corporation)

PDF – Portable Document Format

M3G – Mobile 3D Graphics

M4A – MPEG-4 Audio File

NTH – Nokia Theme (series 40)

THM – Themes (Sony Ericsson)

MMF – Synthetic Music Mobile Application File

NRT – Nokia Ringtone

XMF – Extensible Music File

WBMP – Wireless Bitmap Image

DVX – DivX Video

HTML – Hyper Text Markup Language

WML – Wireless Markup Language

CD – Compact Disk.

DVD – Digital Versatile Disk.

CRT – Cathode Ray Tube.

DAT – Digital Audio Tape.

DOS – Disk Operating System.

GUI – Graphical User Interface.

HTTP – Hyper Text Transfer Protocol.

IP – Internet Protocol.

ISP – Internet Service Provider.

TCP – Transmission Control Protocol.

UPS – Uninterruptible Power Supply.

HSDPA – High Speed Downlink Packet Access.

EDGE – Enhanced Data Rate for GSM [Global System for Mobile Communication] Evolution.

VHF – Very High Frequency.

UHF – Ultra High Frequency.

GPRS – General Packet Radio Service.

WAP – Wireless Application Protocol.

TCP – Transmission Control Protocol .

ARPANET – Advanced Research Project Agency Network.

IBM – International Business Machines.

HP – Hewlett Packard.

AM/FM – Amplitude/ Frequency Modulation.

WLAN – Wireless Local Area Network

AVI – Audio Video Interleave

RTS – Real Time Streaming

SIS – Symbian OS Installer File

AMR – Adaptive Multi-Rate Codec

JAD – Java Application Descriptor

JAR – Java Archive

JAD – Java Application Descriptor

3GPP – 3rd Generation Partnership Project

3GP – 3rd Generation Project

MP3 – MPEG player lll

MP4 – MPEG-4 video file

AAC – Advanced Audio Coding

GIF – Graphic Interchangeable Format

JPEG – Joint Photographic Expert Group

BMP – Bitmap

SWF – Shock Wave Flash

WMV – Windows Media Video

WMA – Windows Media Audio

WAV – Waveform Audio

PNG – Portable Network Graphics

DOC – Document (Microsoft Corporation)

PDF – Portable Document Format

M3G – Mobile 3D Graphics

M4A – MPEG-4 Audio File

NTH – Nokia Theme (series 40)

THM – Themes (Sony Ericsson)

MMF – Synthetic Music Mobile Application File

NRT – Nokia Ringtone

XMF – Extensible Music File

WBMP – Wireless Bitmap Image

DVX – DivX Video

HTML – Hyper Text Markup Language

WML – Wireless Markup Language

CD – Compact Disk.

DVD – Digital Versatile Disk.

CRT – Cathode Ray Tube.

DAT – Digital Audio Tape.

DOS – Disk Operating System.

GUI – Graphical User Interface.

HTTP – Hyper Text Transfer Protocol.

IP – Internet Protocol.

ISP – Internet Service Provider.

TCP – Transmission Control Protocol.

UPS – Uninterruptible Power Supply.

URL – Uniform Resource Locator.

USB – Universal Serial Bus.

VIRUS – Vital Information Resource Under Seized.

3G – 3rd Generation.

GSM – Global System for Mobile Communication.

CDMA – Code Division Multiple Access.

UMTS – Universal Mobile Telecommunication System.

SIM – Subscriber Identity Module.

HSDPA – High Speed Downlink Packet Access.

EDGE – Enhanced Data Rate for

GSM – [Global System for Mobile Communication] Evolution.

VHF – Very High Frequency.

UHF – Ultra High Frequency.

GPRS – General Packet Radio Service.

WAP – Wireless Application Protocol.

TCP – Transmission Control Protocol .

ARPANET – Advanced Research Project Agency Network.

IBM – International Business Machine Corporation.

HP – Hewlett Packard.

AM/FM – Amplitude/ Frequency Modulation.

WLAN – Wireless Local Area Network

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