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1. Anti-spam programs hardware or process that is used to combat the proliferation of spam
2. Antivirus program protective software designed to defend your computer against malicious software.
3. BIOS software that controls basic computer hardware functions.
4. Cold boot.. Starting the computer by turning power on.
5. Command-line interface a user interface to a computer's operating system or an application in which the user responds to a visual prompt by typing in a command on a specified line, receives a response back from the system, and then enters another command, and so forth.
6. Compressed files/zipped Combine several files into a single compressed folder to save storage space or to share them more easily.
7. Computer virus a program or piece of code that is loaded onto your computer without your knowledge and runs against your wishes.
8. Cross platform an attribute conferred to computer software or computing methods and concepts that are implemented and inter-operate on multiple computer platforms.[
9. Defragmenting Reduce the fragmentation of (a file) by concatenating parts stored in separate locations on a disk.
10. Diagnostic utility to examine memory when Windows is not active, you may notice a reference to "Available SXMS" or "Largest Free SXMS
11. Disk defragmenter To reorganize the disk by putting files into contiguous order.
12. Disk scanner a disk with a line of holes spiraling in from its edge, rotated in front of a surface so as to expose a small segment as each hole passes
13. DOS the first widely-installed operating system for personal computers.
Created by: Isaiah Burrows