What does NIC stand for on a computer?

Answer On a computer, a Network Interface Card (NIC) is an add-on card for a computer that contains a port for you to connect the computer to a network. In modern computers, the NIC is often a permanent p... Read More »

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What does ROM stand for on a computer?

ROM is short for "Read-Only Memory." ROM is unalterable (with some very minor exceptions). Incredibly common, ROM is found anywhere from the firmware that boots your computer each time you turn on ... Read More »

What does RAM stand for on a computer?

RAM stands for random access memory, which resides on a collection of memory chips inside of a computer. Programs are stored on the hard drive (the main memory bank) until the program is accessed b... Read More »

What does FTP stand for when using a computer?

FTP stands for "file transfer protocol." It is the means by which files are transferred between computers and uploaded to websites. You can use FTP through a web browser or with special software.So... Read More »

How do I stand by on the computer?

Click the "Start" button. Select Turn Off Computer from the menu and choose Standby if you're using Windows XP, or click the sideways arrow and choose Sleep if you're using Windows Vista or 7. Your... Read More »