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abrieviation for a program with a specific purpose that must guarentee certain response times for particular computing tasks, or else the machine's application is useless; found in many types of robotic equipment
a folder on a Windows desktop in which deleted files from the hard drive are held until permanently perged from the system
a portion of the hard drive containing all the different configurations (settings) used by the Windows operating system as well as by other applications
the top level of the filing structure in a computer system, in Windows computers it is represented as C: + a backward /
a special diagnostic mode designed for troubleshooting errors that occur during the boot process
on the desktop, the bar that appears at the side or bottom of the window and controls which part of the information is displayed on the screen
a device that is used to access the Interent and that combines the functionality of a cell phone, PMP, and a PDA into one unit
the actual lines of instructional code that make the program work, not accessible to the general public
another name for for a temporary storage area on the hard drive where the OS "swaps out" or moves the data or instructions from RAM that have not been recently used
a utility in Windows that restores system settings to a specific previous date when everything was working properly
system restore point
in Windows, a snapshot of your entire system's settings used for restoring your system to a prior point in time, made every week
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