Computers

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Computer Viruses Explain the difference between viruses, worms and Trojan horses in the context of computer and data security. Discuss the measures that need to be taken in order to maintain security. There is a type of computer program that is designed and written to destroy, alter or damage data stored on computers without your knowledge or permission. These are some of the problems that these programs cause ? Your computer displays annoying messages ? Your computer develops strange visu

Plug And Play Technological advances have swept our society into the twenty-first century. Many accessories have become easily compatible to take personal PC s to new heights. Windows 95 was the first operating system to offer the feature of plug and play. Adding new hardware to your computer is easier than ever because it is set up to communicate by means of an I/O address, interrupt request, and a direct memory access channel. By powering on your system, your computer recognizes immediat

Dell Computer Corporation has many different strategic resources that are very important in obtaining and keeping a desirable competitive advantage. It is relatively simple to obtain a competitive advantage in the fast paced computer industry, but it is extremely hard to keep one for a sustained period of time. Many companies can initiate an advantage through some innovation but it does not achieve all four guidelines for keeping the competitive advantage. Dell’s first resource th

How does it work Virtual Reality is interactivity in such a way that the user actually feels immersed in the world that the computer creates. Special clothing, headgear and equipment, depending upon the application. The clothing contains sensors that record the users movements and immediately transmit that information back to the computer. For example, to walk through a virtual reality simulation of a house, you would need garb that monitors the movement of your feet, hands and head

Today with the job market as versatile as it is in the computer field, a degree is a very valuable asset even though a job can be obtained without it. There are many students who feel that work experience is much more beneficial than the actual degree. Look at Bill Gates whom left Harvard to co-found Microsoft (Morneau). Wayne Dysken who is the associate head of the department of computer science of Purdue University says, “A computer science degree will make you highly marketab

A computer virus is a program that attaches itself to, overwrites and/or otherwise replaces another program in order to reproduce itself without the knowledge of the computer user. Generally, the first thing a virus does is attach itself to other executable files in such a way that the virus code is in effect when the infected files are run. Viruses may be written to multiply, to damage other programs, or to alter certain data. A computer virus is nothing more than a computer progr

History Of Computers and Their Effect On SocietyComputers have played a very big role in many of the most recent devlopments of society. Since the invention of the computer, things such as education and the economy have been advanced quite a bit. The computer was not invented overnight, but instead took more than a century to go from the theory to the working model, and is still far from perfection. There is no real invvention date of the computer, its invention is more of a series of inv

This report will tell you the 10 basic steps to constructing a high powered home computer in under 2 hours. Most people believe that you have to be a rocket scientist to build a computer. YOU DONT! It is very easy. The first thing you will need to do, is get the parts. MOtherboard, Processor, Video card, SOund card, DVD, CD-ROM, Monitor, RAM (SD-RAM) Case, speakers, DVD-EncoderCard, etc.. The next thing you will have to do, is set the jumpers on your motherboard, What this does, is

Sociology Class Report Spring 2001 1. The Atlantic Monthly Group http://www.theatlantic.com/unbound/flashbks/immigr/immigint.htm + The website provides extensive information on history of immigration and issues related to immigration. I narrowed down my choice to an interesting article by Matthew Connelly and Paul Kennedy, "Must It Be the Rest Against the West?" + The article discusses matters associated with Issue 2, "Are Greater Restrictions on Immigration Needed?" The authors su

In our modern society, technology has impacted out lives in almost every aspect imaginable. Our life style has become one of the new eras, dealing substantially with strands of new technology each day. Today, many households contain at least one personal computer. The simplest things have all changed in account of newer, better, faster, and more efficient forms of advanced technology. A primary focus can be taken alone on the impact computers have had in our changing world. To narrow th