Acronyms - CompTIA A+ Acronyms Introduction The following...

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CompTIA A+ Acronyms v1.5 1 of 6 Copyright © 2006 by the Computing Technology Industry Association. All rights reserved. CompTIA A+ Acronyms Introduction The following is a list of acronyms which appear on the CompTIA A+ exams covering 2006 objectives. Candidates are encouraged to review the complete list and attain a working knowledge of all listed acronyms as a part of a comprehensive exam preparation program. ACRONYM SPELLED OUT AC alternating current ACPI advanced configuration and power interface ACT activity ADSL asymmetrical digital subscriber line AGP accelerated graphics port AMD advanced micro devices AMR audio modem riser APIPA automatic private internet protocol addressing APM advanced power management ARP address resolution protocol ASR automated system recovery AT advanced technology ATA advanced technology attachment ATAPI advanced technology attachment packet interface ATM asynchronous transfer mode ATX advanced technology extended BIOS basic input/output system BNC Bayonet-Neill-Concelman or British Navel Connector BRI basic rate interface BTX balanced technology extended CCD charged coupled device CD compact disc CD-ROM compact disc-read-only memory CD-RW compact disc-rewritable CDFS compact disc file system CMOS complementary metal-oxide semiconductor CNR communication network riser COM1 communication port 1 CPU central processing unit CRIMM continuity-rambus inline memory module CRT cathode-ray tube DAC discretionary access control DB-25 serial communications D-shell connector, 25 pins DB-9 9 pin D shell connector DC direct current DDOS distributed denial of service DDR double data-rate DDR RAM double data-rate random access memory DDR SDRAM double data-rate synchronous dynamic random access memory DFS distributed file system DHCP dynamic host configuration protocol DIMM dual inline memory module
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CompTIA A+ Acronyms v1.5 2 of 6 Copyright © 2006 by the Computing Technology Industry Association. All rights reserved. DIN Deutsche Industrie Norm DIP dual inline package DLT digital linear tape DLP digital light processing DMA direct memory access DNS domain name service or domain name server DOS disk operating system or denial of service DPMS display power management signaling DRAM dynamic random access memory DSL digital subscriber line DVD digital video disc or digital versatile disc DVD-RAM digital video disc-random access memory DVD-ROM digital video disc-read only memory DVD-R digital video disc-recordable DVD-RW digital video disc-rewritable DVI digital visual interface ECC error correction code ECP extended capabilities port EEPROM electrically erasable programmable read-only memory
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