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W3C World Wide Web Consortium which looks after the Web standards. Wallpaper Refers to a image that is displayed on the computer desktop. WAN Wide Area Network. A telecom network that extends over a wide geographical area. WAP Wireless Application Protocol. Technology used to transmit data over wireless communcation networks. Warez Illegal or pirated copies of software sold to unsuspecting users for profit. WAV A wave form sample of sound or music. Common format used on PC computers. WDDM Windows Display Driver Model. Driver model used since Windows Vista/2008. Web The Web is another name for the internet due to large number of network connections. WebDAV Web distributed Authoring and Versioning. System used for collaborative web site development between many web designers. WebRTC Web Real-Time Communications is an open source project for streaming with RT Latency.
It is designed to support VoIP (Voice over IP), it used by Google for its video chatting tools. WhiteCap Similar technology as WiFi used to stream multimedia content. WiFi Wireless Fidelity. Standard network protocol (IEEE 802.11)for wireless networking using the digital radio in the 2.4GHz or 5GHz frequency band. Wii Nintendo's game console which supports remote controllers that have accelerators and infra red sensors on it for more physical gestures from players. Win16 Windows API for 16 bit systems using Windows 3.x operating system. Win32 Windows API (32-bit) used since Windows 95 for access to OS functionality such as the Kernel, registry, services, user accounts, graphics, dialogs, controls, networking. Window Name given to an area or framed area of the screen. Consists of four borders, with a title bar and sizing buttons. Windows Also name of Microsoft`s Operating System. Versions include 1, 2, 3.0, 3.1, 3.11, NT, 95, 98, 98SE, ME, CE, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, 2012, 8, 10, 2016, 2019, 11, 2022. WinRM Windows Remote Management. Applies Ws-Management Protocol, like SOAP, to allow programs to remotely manage other systems. See Powershell 2.0. WinRT Windows Runtime that is used in Windows 8 for new touch based user interface for Windows Phone style of interface with large buttons. WINS Windows Internet Name Service. Similar to DNS but resolves NetBIOS names to IP addresses (instead of Host names or FQDNs). Winuae Windows ubiquous Amiga emulator. An Emulator for the Commdore Amiga computers. Wireless Refers to wireless networks (see Wifi). WMI Windows Management Instrumentation. An extension of the Windows Driver Model that gives an interface to instrumented components. Uses standard Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM) and Common Information Model (CIM) protocols. Word Word processing application, commonly referred to Microsoft Word in Microsoft Office. WorldWideWeb Name given to the text and graphics based view of the internet. Uses HTTP protocol to view HTML pages over the internet using a program called a Browser. Common browsers are the Edge, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Opera, Lynx etc. Word Processor An application program which processes words like a type writer but with extra features such as picture insertion, spell and grammer checking and so on. Worm This is a self-replicating malware program that spreads itself to other computers. Unlike a virus it doesnot attach itself to other programs. WSH Windows Scripting Host. A scripting system using Javascript or Visual Basic Scripting to write programs to automate tasks. WWW World Wide Web. Also the name of a web server for a company or organisation. See w3schools on the web. WYSIWYG What you see is what you get. A visual representation of what you write on screen is what you get on output whether a letter, a document or web page.

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