January 24, 2007

Tech-Crunch:-Mini-glossary: Windows Vista terms you should know

Access control list (ACL)

A list of access control entries (ACEs) that contain permissions defining who or what can access the object to which it is applied.

ActiveX

A technology developed by Microsoft that is an outgrowth of Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) and Component Object Model (COM), which allows Web developers to make Web pages interactive and provide the same types of functions as Java applets.

Ad hoc wireless network

An 802.11 wi-fi network that operates in a computer-to-computer manner instead of going through a wireless access point (WAP).

Admin Approval Mode

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