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EasyPC Simple PC with built in features to make it easier, cheaper and less complex than Desktop computers. eBook An Electronic Book which can be read on any device that can display files in Text, RTF, PDF or even WOLF formats which is used on some eBook readers e.g. Hanlin V2. ECC Error Correction Code used on memory modules for reliability. Similar to Parity error correction. ECP Extended Capabilities Port which allows bi-directional communication on new Parallel Ports. Ten times faster than the older Centronics standard. ECP Exchange Control Panel. Provides settings/options for managing Exchange E-mail system from Exchange 2007 onwards. ECS Enhanced ChipSet with higher resolutions used on Amiga 500+, 600 and 3000 models. Edge Name of the new web browser included with Windows 10. The latest releases uses the same Chromium engine like Google Chrome browser. Edge server A server that sits between a local intranet and internet that provides a service to external users. Sometimes, known as a Gateway server. EDO Extended Data Out. Faster type of memory SIMM commonly used on modern PCs. Uses shorter access times for access to memory. EEE PC Asus' low cost and small laptop designed for Children. It comes with a cut down Linux OS but can also run Windows XP. EFS Encrypted File System used to encrypt important data using public/private key encryption. EGA Enhanced Graphics Adapter. Step up from CGA providing 16 colour screens. EHB Extra Half Bright mode on Amiga. Adds 32 extra colours at half brightness of previous 32 colours. EHCI Enhanced Host Controller Interface for faster USB 2.0 ports. EIDE Enhanced IDE. Faster and bigger capacity than nornal IDE which also supports ATAPI (also known as ATA-2). E-Mail Electronic Mail. A method of transfering messages over the internet to an E-Mail address e.g. F.Bloggs@myaddress.com Uses special protocols such as SMTP and POP3. EM64T Extended Memory 64 bit Technology. Expansion of the x86 Processor to included 64 bit capabilities and instructions.
EMS See Expanded Memory. Encryption Encryption is a method of hiding important data when sent over networks. Encryption is used in many applications including the web and email. EPP Enhanced Parallel Port found on newer parallel ports which allows bidirectional communication. See also ECP. EULA End User Licence Agreement. Terms and conditions for users of software. EWS Exchange Web Services. Exchange 2007 and later provide this API to access Email accounts. Used by Outlook on the Mac. Excel A spreadsheet application, which is part of Microsoft Office. Exchange Microsoft's Email Server used widely in Companies and Organisations. Office 365, Outlook.com and Hotmail are based on this service. Expanded Memory Memory used above the 1Mb in 64k chunks swapped out by DOS to provide extra memory. Explorer Main file management window used in Windows 9x/NT. Extended Memory Memory used above 1Mb in Protected Mode application such as those in Windows based applications and operating systems. Extranet A controlled private network that allows access to partners, vendors or other authorized users.

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