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Computer Related Abbreviations:

ACEAccess Control Entry
ADSLAsymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
AGPAccelerated Graphics Port
AIArtificial Intelligence
ALGOLAlgorithmic Language
ALU Arithmetic Logic Unit
ANSIAmerican National Standards Institute
APIApplication Program Interface
ARPANETAdvanced Research Projects Agency Network
ASCIIAmerican Standard Code For Information Interchange
ASPActive Server Pages
ATMAsynchronous Transfer Mode
AUIAttachment Unit Interface
AVIAudio Video Interleave
BASICBeginner`s All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
BCDBinary Coded Decimal
BIOSBasic Input Output System
BPSBytes Per Seconds
C-DACCentre For Development Of Advanced Computing
CADComputer Aided Design
CADDComputer Added Drafting And Design
CARControl Address Register
CASEComputer Aided Software Engineering
CCNACisco Certified Network Associate
CDCompact Disc
CD-RWCompact Disc ReWritable
CDMACode Division Multiple Access
CDROMCompact Disc Read Only Memory
CGICommon Gateway Interface
CMOSComplementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
CMSContent Management System
COBOLCommon Business Oriented Language
CPUCentral Processing Unit
CRMCustomer Relationship Management
CROMControl Read Only Memory
CRTCathode Ray Tube
CUICharacter User Interface
DACDigital To Analog Converter
DBAData Base Administrator
DBMSData Base Management System
DCLData Control Language
DCOMDistributed Component Object Model
DDLData Definition Language
DFDData Flow Diagram
DHCPDynamic Host Control Protocol
DHTMLDynamics Hyper Text Markup Language
DLLDynamic Link Library
DMADirect Memory Access
DNADistributed Internet Architecture
DMLData Manipulation Language
DNSDomain Name System
DOSDisk Operating System
DPIDots Per Inch
DRAMDynamic Random Access Memory
DSLDigital Subscriber Line
DSNDigital Subscriber Network
DVDDigital Versatile Disc
EAROMElectrically Alterable Read Only Memory
EEPROMElectrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EFSEncrypted File System
EJBEnterprise Java Beans
ENIACElectronics Numerical Integrator And Calculator
EPROMErasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EROMErasable Read Only Memory
ERPEnterprise Resource Planning
EULAEnd User License Agreement
FATFile Allocation Table
FDDFloppy Disk Drive
FDDIFiber Distributed Data Interface
FDMAFrequency Division Multiple Access
FIFOFirst In First Out
FLOPSFloating Point Operations Per Second
FOFiber Optics
FORTRANFormula Translation
FPSFrames Per Second
FTPFile Transfer Protocol
GBGiga Bytes
GIFGraphic Interchange Format
GIGOGarbage In Garbage Out
GPLGeneral Public License
GUIGraphical User Interface
HDDHard Disk Drive
HFSHierarchical File System
HPHewlett Packard
HTMLHyper Text Markup Language
HTTPHyper Text Transfer Protocol
IOInput Output
IBMInternational Business Machines
ICIntegrated Circuit
ICMPInternet Control Message Protocol
IDE Integrated Development Environment
IEInternet Explorer
IPInternet Protocol
IRCInternet Relay Chat
ISAPIInternet Server Application Program Interface
ISDNIntegrated Services Digital Network
ISOInternational Standard Organization
ISPInternet Service Provider
ITInformation Technology
ITPLInformation Technology Park Limited
JCLJob Control Language
JDBCJava Data Base Connectivity
JPEGJoint Photographic Experts Group
JSP Java Server Pages
KBKilo Bytes
KBPSKilo Bytes Per Second
LANLocal Area Network
LCDLiquid Crystal Display
LIFOLast In First Out
LIPSLogical Interfaces Per Second
LSILarge Scale Integration
MACMedia Access Control
MANMetropolitan Area Network
MBMega Bytes
MBPSMega Bytes Per Second
MBRMaster Boot Record
MCPMicrosoft Certified Professional
MDIMultiple Document Interface
MICRMagneticInk Characters Reader
MIDIMusical Instrument Digital Interface
MIMEMultipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
MIPSMultipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
MODEMModulator And Demodulator
MP3Motion Pictures Experts Group Layer 3
MPEGMotion Pictures Experts Group
MSDNMicrosoft Developer Network
MSIISMicrosoft Internet Information Server
MSNMicrosoft Network
MTSMicrosoft Transaction Server
NASSCOMNational Association Of Software & Service Companies
NCPNetwork Control Protocol
NICNational Informatics Centre
NIITNational Institute Of Information Technology
NTFSNew Technology File System
OCROptical Character Readers
ODBCOpen Data Base Connectivity
OLEObject Linking And Embedding
OMROptical Mark Reader
OOAObject Orient Analysis
OOADObject Oriented Analysis And Design
OOPObject Oriented Programming
OPEN GLObject Oriented Programming
OSOperating System
PCPersonal Computer
PCIPeripheral Component Interconnect
PDAPersonal Digital Assistant
PDFPortable Document Format
PDLPage Description Language
PILOTProgrammed Inquiry Learning Or Teaching
PLAProgrammable Logic Array
PLCProgrammable Logic Controller
PNGPortable Network Graphics
PNPPlug And Play
PPPPeer To Peer Protocol
PROMProgrammable Read Only Memory
PSPost Script
RAIDRedundant Array Of Independent Disks
RAMRandom Access Memory
RAMDACRandom Access Memory Digital To Analog Converter
RDBMSRelational Data Base Management System
RDORemote Data Objects
RGBRed Green Blue
ROMRead Only Memory
RPCRemote Procedure Call
RTCReal Time Clock
RTFRich Text Format
RTOSReal Time Operating System
SACKSelective Acknowledgements
SAMSecurity Access Manager
SAPSystems Applications Products
SCMPSoftware Configuration Management Plan
SD-RAMSynchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
SDDSoftware Design Description
SDRAMStatic Dynamic Random Access Memory
SDSLSymmetric Digital Subscribes Line
SG-RAMSynchronous Graphics Random Access Memory
SIMSubscriber Identification Module
SIMDSingle Instruction Multiple Data
SIUSerial Interface Unit
SMSShort Message Service
SMTPSimple Mail Transfer Protocol
SQLStructured Query Language
SRAMStatic Random Access Memory
SWFSmall Web Format
TAPITelephony Application Program Interface
TBTera Bytes
TCPTransmission Control Protocol
TCPIPTransmission Control Protocol Internet Protocol
TDITransport Data Interface
TDMATime Division Multiple Access
UIUser Interface
UMLUnified Modelling Language
URLUniversal Resource Locator
USBUniversal Serial Bus
VANVirtual Area Network
VBVisual Basic
VC++Visual C++
VCDVideo Compact Disc
VDLView Definition Language
VGAVideo Graphics Array
VLSIVery Large Scale Integrated Circuits
VPNVirtual Private Network
VRAMVideo Random Access Memory
VSVisual Studio
W3CWorld Wide Web Consortium
WANWide Area Network
WAPWireless Application Protocol
WML Wireless Markup Language
WORMWrite Once Read Many
WWWWorld Wide Web
WYSIWYGWhat You See Is What You Get
XHTMLExtensible Hyper Text Markup Language
XMLExtensible Markup Language
Y2KYear 2000