a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen
a small temporary window in a graphical user interface that appears in order to request information from the user
an area on your hard drive disk that holds deleted files until you remove them permanently
the horizontal band at the bottom of the desktop that includes the Start button, minimized window buttons, and a row of icons usually related to input and output devices
when you're planning not to use your computer for a while and want to activate it quickly... keeps open programs and data files in memory, but puts the computer into a low-power state
saves a record of the programs and files that you have open, but closes them before turning off the computer
A program file that can cause an application to run on your computer when it is opened.
Properties file is always used to store the configuration data or settings.In simplest terms, properties files are nothing more than text files that contain name-value pairs, or rather key-message pairs.
symbols, such as ? and *, replace the zero or additional characters in search words to improve search accuracy.
The process of keeping two sets of files updated so they are the same; used to synchronize file between a computer and PDA or backup device
the snapshot of the entire system's settings that Windows creates every time the computer is started, or when a new application or driver is installed