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The Complete Guide to Windows Terms

Windows LogoWindows has made great strides to provide a friendly, easy to use and intuitive way to operate a PC. However, like with any high tech platform, you will still run into a number of obscure terms and acronyms while using a Windows based PC. While they can be confusing, Windows terms can usually be explained in simple terms.

This guide will provide you with an A to Z overview of the most common terms used by Windows, complete with plain English explanations and real world examples. So if you want to know what it means to perform a Defrag, what XML looks like, or what function RAM performs, this guide is for you.

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