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Six Objectives for Using Windows XP - Objective 1 was to start Windows XP. I've managed that, after some difficulty, which I attribute to using a Citrix product. We deal with Citrix in the Air Force, and I've never had good luck with their programs. Nevertheless, I now have XP running slowly on my computer that is already busy running Vista slowly. I also have a Java update available... interesting... First, we boot up, then we learn the joys of moving the mouse. Next, on to Objective 2. In this three-step process, we learn to start and close a program....   [tags: Windows XP, ] 806 words
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Upgrade to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 - Introduction Micro Widgets, Incorporated is the world leader in widgets for every aspect of industry. To support the organization, the IT department supports fifty Microsoft Windows 2008 Servers that are used for web services, file and print services, domain name system services (DNS), dynamic host configuration protocol services (DHCP), and domain controllers. At the request of department manager David L. Roth, this document serves to propose an upgrade to the environment that takes advantage of the benefits of upgrading the servers to Microsoft Windows Server 2012....   [tags: Windows Deployment Services]
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Why Change IPads To Windows Tablets - Imagine buying a goat for $500 instead of buying a horse for $300, when you need to win a horse race. You can do more with a horse than a goat, but you spend more for the goat than the horse when you need to win a race. That is what this school is doing with iPads, they are spending too much money on iPads when they don't do as much as Windows Tablets that is better for education. Some people may think that just because iPads and Apple is more famous and more used that it is better....   [tags: ipads, tablets, windows, education] 657 words
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George Herbert 's Poem, The Windows - George Herbert 's Poem, "The Windows" Word Count Includes Poem A key theme found throughout the Bible is that of God being glorified through the actions of people who are full of imperfections. One such example is King David, the greatest of the Israelite kings. He sinned against God in sleeping with Bathsheeba and then having her husband killed on the battlefield. (II Samuel 11) Yet he is still commonly seen as a champion of the Jewish faith. George Herbert took this theme of God glorifying Himself through human frailty and incorporated it into his poem, "The Windows." As a metaphysical poet, Herbert puts most of the meaning of the poem into a deeper level....   [tags: George Herbert The Windows] 1378 words
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Windows Networking - Windows Networking How does DDNS replace WINS in Windows 2000 and later. DDNS replaces WINS by allowing DNS clients to update information in the DNS database files. IP Addresses and DNS records stay in synch so that you can use DNS and DHCP together seamlessly. WINS listens to NBT broadcasts and can not update IP Address information if the DHCP lease expires since the NBT broadcasts registers the machines IP Address with the WINS Server at boot up. NetBIOS is not routable which further complicates things....   [tags: Technology Networking Windows Report] 1897 words
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Backing Up Active Directory In Windows 2000 - Backing up Active Directory in Windows 2000 Generally speaking, the backup of mission critical data is the most important part of any IT engineer’s job. While recovering the missing data is important, additional consideration needs to be given to getting the network framework back up and running quickly so that employees can get back to work, saving the company the added cost of lost man-hours. We also need to ensure that the network structure that gets restored is one that the employees are use to using....   [tags: Computer programming Windows Directory] 1937 words
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Use of Elemental Imagery in Philip Larkin's High Windows -   "High Windows" is viewed by many as an outcry, a severe description of everyday life that in it's bleakness does not leave space for the finesse or sensuous imagery that is associated with poets such as Wordsworth. However, in his array of supposedly 'harsh' poems one finds many moments of dreamy imagery dealing with an almost religious fascination with the elements, whether in length in "Solar" or as a thought in "Old Fools". What mesmerises him is the continuity of the elements, which constantly outlive the achievements and deeds of man and are in the end all that is left....   [tags: Analysis of Philip Larkin's High Windows] 787 words
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Free Essay: Use of Symbols and Symbolism in Three Green Windows - Use of Symbolism in Three Green Windows Superficially, Anne Sexton's poem Three Green Windows is an account of an old woman daydreaming an the verge of sleep. Upon looking deeper the reader realizes, through the use of general symbolism, the author portrayed the daydreams about a better life by a middle-aged woman, recalling the events of her past, and picturing what her future will be like. The order of the stanzas followed the order of present, past, then future. The organization made the shoreline of the woman falling asleep more realistic....   [tags: Three Green Windows] 531 words
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Selecting the Best Windows for the Building - For selecting windows of a building, designers should notice area of window, frame type, and kind of glazing. Windows are the significant part of building for saving energy so; size, color, frame, situation, and orientation of windows should consider (Sekhar et al., 1998). The other aspect that designer often attention to it, is high degree temperature and moisture which make problems for windows like; “Thermal movement, moisture movement, Chemical damages, and UV defects” (Divsalar, 2010). Therefore, there is solution to control moisture and heat loss in windows that is double glaze windows (Lapitis, 2005)....   [tags: window, type, glazing, energy] 992 words
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Windows7 vs Windows Vista - Windows Vista versions. Windows Vista ultimate is the most complete version of vista. It has the power, security and mobility features that you need for work. It also contains all of the entertainment features that you want for fun. Windows Vista Ultimate offers everything found in Windows Vista Home Premium. Windows Vista Ultimate has all of the new security and data protection features that help take Windows Vista to a whole new level of dependability. Windows Vista Ultimate includes support for all of the new features in Windows Vista, including Windows Tablet and Touch Technology, Windows Sideshow, Windows Mobility Center and much more....   [tags: Software ] 501 words
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Replacement Windows and Home Security Upgrades - ... Building a Barrier Laminated Glass construction makes it almost impossible for an intruder to enter your home by breaking a window. A special PVB (plastic) mid-layer rests between two sheets of glass. If one pane breaks, the plastic liner acts like a section of sticky tape, holding the shards or fragments together. The inter-layer is invisible, allowing homeowners to enjoy a clear, unobstructed view. By the way, built in UV protection keeps harmful rays outside, protecting your flooring and furniture from fading, too....   [tags: locks and window types, glass types and strengths] 635 words
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The Pros and Cons of Windows XP - When Windows XP came out in October 21, many people happily to get the newest operating system. The pro about the operating system; finally it has improved theme by it look and graphic because of the desktop navigation (looks different from it earlier operating system, Windows 200), it will detect any hardware as it will automatically search to find the driver from the internet (such as printer, flash drives, etc.) so the hardware will be able to use. The networks in Windows XP were easier because of the installation wizard to complete the use for the networking....   [tags: Software]
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The History and Evolution of The Windows Server - For my research paper, I chose to write about the history of Microsoft Windows Server. The reason I chose history of windows server, because it is important to know how it has evolved over the years. My goal is to inform and enlighten the reader and give the reader a better understanding of Windows Server. I will accomplish this by first discussing the start of Microsoft's server history, development, improvements, and then discuss my estimates about the future of Windows Server improvements. At the end of this paper I hope this will give you a better understanding of windows server functionality and reasoning for each evolution....   [tags: Computer Technology]
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The Windows that Changed Our World - “How Windows can change our lives?” is the question of the hour. The Windows that is being spoken of is the Windows operating program on the computer in the typical office, the typical home and even and the typical classroom now. Windows is the primary and most popular operating system for these personal computers. Computers have had a profound effect on the typical American’s life over the last fifteen years. Life in the U.S.A has changed because of the technological advances in micro computers as they were once called....   [tags: Technology] 1072 words
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Comparing between Linux and Windows - Any program is only as good as it is useful- Linus Torvalds. According to Merriam-Webster dictionary an operating system is the main program in a computer that controls the way the computer works and makes it possible for other programs to function. Linus Torvalds in 1991 arranged the UNIX operating system to be used in the stead of ms-dos; Windows 95 was ran on top ms-dos. Windows and Linux are different operating systems built off different systems of code making security, stability, usability, and the communities comparatively different....   [tags: computer operating systems] 517 words
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How to Use Microsoft Windows - Contents Task 1 3 1.1) 3 How to open Microsoft Word 2013: 3 1.2) 3 Basic information about your computer 3 1.3) 3 Temporary storage area for deleted files 3 1.4) 4 How to use the Windows Help function 4 1.5) 4 “Florist” library 4 1.6) 4 Changing settings to “single click to open file” 4 1.7) 4 How to recover files from the Recycle Bin 4 1.8) 5 File extensions of Word documents and single-file web pages 5 1.9) 5 Difference between Windows Explorer and My Computer 5 1.10) 5 Four advantages of hierarchical file structure in Windows Explorer 5 1.11) 5 How to format a floppy disk 5 1.12) 6 Florist image and videos 6 Task 2: 6 2.1) 6 Three often used Microsoft Word elements 6 2.2) 6 How to change...   [tags: Internet Explorer]
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Types of Microsoft Windows - Microsoft Windows formed into many types through its development in software computer. It starts from the basic and simple form of operation system and has an evolution to become complex and sophistic. These are the evolution of Microsoft Windows since the first of its launching in 1985 with Windows 1 until the latest is Windows 8. • Windows 1 This is the first version of Microsoft Windows. As well known in operation system, Windows 1 was the first operation system that presented the multi tasking technology in Personal Computer....   [tags: operation systems, computer, technology] 1233 words
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Comparison & Contrast of Windows & Windows ME - Comparison and Contrast Windows & Windows Me Pamela R Kerr NTC / 410 Richard Bohn June 22, 2005 Comparison and Contrast Windows & Windows Me This paper will identify comparison and contrast of Windows and Windows Me, which will include the program description, planning the scope and plan objectives, vocabulary definitions, project control, schedule of deliverables and resource requirements. When Windows first hit the market in 1985, it failed miserably....   [tags: essays research papers] 1126 words
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History of Microsoft Windows - ... Practically, there was a program manager and a print manager, furthering the viability of their use in the home setting; this was the first version in which Microsoft released a software development kit, to more easily allow developers to create to programs, which undoubtedly only furthered their popularity. In 1995, the newest installment in the Windows franchise, cleverly named, Windows 95, was the first to feature the iconic start button that allows quick access too many functions on the computer....   [tags: operating systems, bill gates]
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Linux vs Microsoft Windows - Introduction An operating system or OS is a software program that enables the computer hardware to communicate and operate with the computer software. Without a computer operating system, a computer and software programs would be useless. An example of an operating system would be Microsoft Windows. In this research, we will go down a brief history of Linux, an open-source operating system and then to see the current development of open-source & proprietary operating systems. We will then go through the evolution of operating systems and see a comparison between an open source & proprietary operating systems.  History of Linux The first founder of LINUX was a man named Linus Torvalds....   [tags: software, operating systems] 622 words
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Microsoft Windows - Microsoft has always sought to carve its own path, predicting a future where everyone will have access to the Internet and handheld devices and computers throughout the home. Their talent has been, and they hope will continue to be, to lead the way in developing innovative products that exceed customers' expectations. From the beginning, Microsoft has forged joint ventures with other companies also at the head of computer innovation. Microsoft's first joint venture was with Apple in 1982 to develop the Macintosh prototype....   [tags: Information Technology]
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Broken Windows - In March 1982, The Atlantic magazine ran an article titled “Broken Windows” by George L. Kelling and James Q. Wilson. [1] The authors of this now famous article wrote, “Social psychologists and police officers agree that if a window in a building is broken and is left unrepaired, all the rest of the windows will soon be broken.” One broken window, left unrepaired, is a signal that the building is abandoned and that no one cares, so breaking more windows means nothing. The authors continue, “Vandalism can occur anywhere once communal barriers—the sense of mutual regard and the obligations of civility—are lowered by actions that seem to signal that ‘no one cares.’” To test this theory, Philip...   [tags: Psychology] 710 words
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Exploring Windows 7 - For years, the war between the Windows aficionados and the Mac devotees has raged on, the battle lines clearly drawn with no official victor in sight. That said, most people would agree that for the majority of that time, Mac has clearly been the frontrunner. To the delight of Windows fans worldwide, that all changed some ten years ago with the emergence of Windows XP. For the first time in years, Windows fans felt a glimmer of hope as the newest offering from Microsoft proved itself to be a contender in this cyber war....   [tags: Software] 1310 words
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Windows 7 Review - Microsoft’s recently released a new operating system known as Windows 7. This new operating system is Microsoft’s response to the outcry from customers for releasing Windows Vista. Windows 7 used the same structure as Vista but it built on key aspects such as security, performance, networking, and gaming of the operating system. The improvements made in the security aspect of Windows 7 over the previous Windows operating systems have been significant. The vast improvements in the UAC (User account control) that was introduced in Windows Vista have been widely accepted and praised....   [tags: Product Review ]
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Windows versus Linux - Windows, and Linux are very different operating systems that are also very similar in multiple ways. Windows was first sold on November 20, 1985 under the name Windows 1.0. It was revolutionary for it's time. People had been used to using command line interface to type out there commands. Windows 1.0 allowed for them to just point and click on what they wanted. Then, along came Linux a few years later. Linux was revolutionary because it was Unix-like and it was open source. Open source meant that anyone could access the source code to tailor it to their liking....   [tags: computer operating systems]
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Mac vs. Windows - There has mostly been much debate over which is the better and most reliable computer to use. There are people who are die-hard Macintosh users, and there are people who are die-hard Window users as well, and naturally people sitting somewhere in between. The fact remains that the most home and business users own Windows-based systems because they are 50% less cheaper than a Macintosh. Windows- based computers are more practical, better software, and versatility for most people than Macintosh computers....   [tags: Technology ] 729 words
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Windows Media Services - Windows Media Services Overview The windows media services lets users stream videos to clients of choice over the network. Windows Server (version 2008 or above) is required to deploy the computer as a server and be able to provide video streaming to clients over the network. Windows Media Server (Required for streaming to clients): It streams video as well as digital audio content to clients which can be other computers on the network or devices on that network. These clients need to have a media player preferably Windows Media player in order to be able to play back the content streamed....   [tags: video streaming]
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Linux Versus Windows: Advantages and Disadvantages - One of the most popular areas of contention among computer users has always been what operating system was preferred. There have been countless advertising campaigns touting one over the other. One of the most recent would be the ad that featured one person exclaiming, “Hi, I’m a Mac” and another “Hi, I’m a PC” with intention to promote Apple over Microsoft. While Apple and Microsoft have been squaring off for many years there has been another contender rising through the ranks, Linux and its many distributions....   [tags: computer users, operating systems]
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Analyzing Windows Memory - Network investigation cases will rarely follow a rote path. However, most investigations have a few typical steps that are taken. One of the first steps is to acquire the memory if we are doing a live analysis. We can glean a myriad of invaluable information from a computer’s memory. This information may include hidden and running processes, when these processes were started and by whom, and what these specific processes were doing. Terminated objects may even be found in memory days after they were killed....   [tags: network investigation, data carving ]
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The Rivalry Between Apple and Windows Computers - Introduction For over the past decade there has been a rivalry between Apple and Windows computers. There are strong arguments to be made by both sides. In this report we analyze the differences between Apple and Windows. The key factors we examined are price, user-friendliness, hardware, customizability, variety, and future outlook of the companies. After analysis we recommend that a college freshman buy an Apple laptop over Windows laptop if they have the available funds. What College Freshman Need For most freshmen it’s their first year away from home, family, and security....   [tags: price, laptops, efficiency, viruses]
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Doomsday: Windows XP End Support - ... This can open the door to cyber security attacks on the infrastructure of the company, and if they particularly process private customer information, it could lead to a loss of very sensitive information ("Support for Windows XP for Enterprise Business Is Ending"). Microsoft has always been very good about maintaining, and patching their software products regularly (“A History of Windows”). When XP was released it was one of the only operating systems to focus on raising awareness levels around cyber security (“A history of Windows”)....   [tags: computer operating systems, pulling the plug on XP]
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UNIX and Windows - UNIX and Windows About Unix The Unix operating system is a powerful programming environment designed by and for computer programmers. Unix is available on a wide variety of computer systems, including personal computers, workstations, mainframes and supercomputers. It was developed for, and is particularly well suited to, multi-user systems, but is now also run on 'stand-alone' machines. Beginners and casual users often find the jargon-filled help system frustrating and the lack of icons and menus unfriendly....   [tags: Papers] 1224 words
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An Introduction to Windows 2000 Professional - An Introduction to Windows 2000 Professional Reliability Windows 2000 Professional is up to 30 percent faster and, according to National Software Testing Labs (NSTL) tests, 13 times more reliable than Windows 98. The operating system is the most reliable version of Windows ever produced. Memory conflicts and missing or altered system files caused many of the system crashes prior to Windows 2000. To put an end to these problems, Microsoft changed Windows 2000 memory management to reduce the chance that software applications will interfere with one another....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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History of Computers: Microsoft Windows - History of Computers: Microsoft Windows Every time I turn on my Dell computer the screen pops up that says loading Windows XP software. My roommate turns on her computer and it says the same thing, as with most people on my floor. Today this seems to be the trend with most computers no matter what brand of hardware. This was not always the case though, Windows software is actually a fairly new technology that has grown much over the years and continues to develop and change even today....   [tags: Computers Software Technology Essays]
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File Processing In Windows / Linux - Windows XP File Processing Within Windows there are two methods that a user or administrator can obtain access to files stored on the hard drive or media source. In the Windows operating system, files that are operating system specific (files needed in order for the operating system to work) are normally on the primary drive which is usually the C:\ drive. On a Windows based PC during the setup process, a user has the choice of where the operating system files are stored and what file system Windows will be using....   [tags: Technology] 1733 words
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Difficulties with Operating Sytem Windows Server 2012 - Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012 The performance and enterprise class scale of Windows Server 2008 shows that it scales 256 LPs and 2 Tb of the memory, however Windows Server 2012 scales to 640 LPs and 4TB of the memory. Furthermore, the clustering support provided by Windows Server 2008 is up to 16 nodes 1000 virtual machines, on the other hand Windows Sever 2012 provides clustering support up to 64 nodes 4000 virtual machines are supported through it. Shared nothing live migration is not available in Windows Server 2008 however, it is considered as an effective feature that have been deployed in Windows Server 2012 as it has an ability to mitigate various virtual machines on dif...   [tags: Hardware, Multitasking, Unorganized] 619 words
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Comparing Linux, Microsoft Windows, UNIX, and Macintosh Platforms - One of the important components of software engineering is the platforms. There are many various types of computing platforms. A few of these include AmigaOS, Linux, Windows, Solaris. These examples are just a few of many different computing platforms. The types of computing platforms can be differentiated into three different categories, which include operating-system examples, software frame work examples, and also hardware examples. Each of the different platforms has slightly different requirements and means of maintenance....   [tags: Computer Science]
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Operating Systems: Current Development of Windows and Linux - INTRODUCTION An operating system is a collection of programs written in low level languages that control the resources of a computer. It manages the computer's memory, processes, and all of its software and hardware. Operating system acts as an interface between the users and the hardware which allows the user to communicate with the computer without a language barrier. Booting is the process that occurs when users press the power button to turn the computer on. During this process, the computer runs tests to make sure everything is working correctly, checks for new hardware and then starts up the operating system by loading it into the main memory....   [tags: interface, users, computer] 1939 words
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The Broken Windows Theory Set The Standards of Law Enforcement - Introduction: Many experts look at experts’ looks at data and research. Great experts find out and test their research. Traditional old concepts of police work caused many to venture and test anything. George Kelling and James Q. Wilson analyzed and tested their hypothesis. I will break down their “Broken Windows Theory” and how this has changed law enforcement today. Topic I. The Broken Windows set the standards for law enforcement. A. Early Beginnings of the Broken Windows theory. B. Specific arguments regarding the Broken Windows theory....   [tags: zero tolerance, crime, police job]
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Cognitive Artifacts & Windows 95 - Cognitive Artifacts & Windows 95 The article on Cognitive Artifacts by David A. Norman deals with the theories and principles of artifacts as they relate to the user during execution and completion of tasks. These principles and theories that Norman speaks about may be applied to any graphical user interface, however I have chosen to relate the article to the interface known as Windows 95. Within Windows 95, Microsoft has included a little tool called the wizard that guides us through the steps involved in setting up certain applications....   [tags: essays research papers] 857 words
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Windows 7 Migration and Zen Replacement Project Wave - Windows 7 Migration and Zen Replacement Project Wave Hello everyone, I decided to modify this wave to focus on the Windows 7 migration. Let's test this platform out as a collaboration tool and see where it takes us. The Windows 7 migration is an extremly complex and far reaching project and I hope Wave within our Apps domain will allow us some cutting edge tools to communicate. First of all, I will outline my vision for our desktop enviornment and give updates on where we stand with our next generation infrastructure....   [tags: Business Management] 1948 words
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Louis Comfort Tiffany and Stained Glass Windows - ... Tiffany Studios, during its 50-year history, produced an approximated 5,000 windows. Many of these windows had religious themes, such as The Righteous Shall Receive a Crown of Glory (Tiffany, 1901). This window’s theme “celebrates victory over death, and the joyous theme of resurrection” (Cmog.org, 2014). Tiffany’s window depictions were overall more optimistic than most other 19th-century stained glass memorials, which were more focused on mourning and death (Cmog.org, 2014). Although most stained glass windows created by Tiffany Studios were of a religious theme, some secular windows were created....   [tags: techniques, glassmaking] 829 words
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Windows 95 Beats Mac - Windows 95 Beats Mac Over the years, there has been much argument over which computer platform to buy. The two contenders in theis competions have been the PC , with its Windows environment and the Macintosh. Now, with the successful release of Windows 95 for the PC, this has been the mjor argument for each side : hardware configuration, networking capabilities, and operating system. The first arguments to look at between the Pc and Mac platform has to do with hardware configuration. Before Windows 95, installing and configuring hardware was like pulling teeth....   [tags: essays research papers] 422 words
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Linux Versus Windows NT - Comparing any network operating system is really like comparing an apple to an orange. To judge between the underlying functionality of each operating system geared towards different networking environments is too broad of a subject to come to a reasonable conclusion. However, one could argue about the advantages and disadvantages pertaining to the Unix based Linux operating system and the infamous Windows NT operating system. I can compare and contrast these two operating systems, but I can’t take a strong stand because it all depends on a number of situations including the different networking environments, the applications that are readily available, and most important what th...   [tags: essays research papers] 1049 words
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Linux Versus Windows NT - Linux versus Windows NT Forget the browser wars. This year's big nerd battle is the server shootout between Linux and Windows NT - and it's not just a bunch of geeks nit-picking. While both offer more affordable platforms for Web service than in the past, Linux and NT are polar opposites on almost every other level. They look different, run differently, support different software, and cost money in different places. So far though, most press coverage of the Linux-NT debate has focused on the competing business models, and there's been little helpful information for deciding which OS to use....   [tags: essays research papers] 921 words
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Microsoft Windows Files Systems - A computer file system described most simply is a process for organizing and storing computer data files. The file system, at the very least, must ensure that files are stored safely and are readily available for retrieval. At a minimum a file system must allow the operating system to write new files of data to the storage disk while at the same time protecting files previously stored, ensuring they do not get over written. And finally, a file system must make the stored files easy to find and quick to retrieve....   [tags: Software Microsoft ] 1352 words
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Microsoft And Windows Competitors - A lot of people today, mostly microsofties, argue that Microsoft should not be split up since it isn’t really a monopoly; Windows has a lot of competitors out there and some of the companies that make them are even bigger than Microsoft. And that is actually quite true: Microsoft has only about 6% of the global software market and only 3% of the global computer market overall. There are several computer companies that make more than Microsoft, like Sun Microsystems and Compaq and there are at least nine other operating systems besides Windows, some of which you could even get for free....   [tags: essays research papers] 1741 words
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Windows NT security summary - Winders NT Security NT was introduced in 1993 and quickly became a popular platform for client-server environments. NT is based on 32-bit architecture so it provides many features like multi-tasking, resource sharing and high availability of resources. NT provides increased security over older operating systems like Windows 9x and UNIX. NT has both server and client versions. The client version of NT does not have as many features or capability. The Server version can handle 256 connections while client version can only do one....   [tags: essays research papers] 670 words
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Windows 98 - Microsoft Windows 98 Microsoft Windows 98 is an operating system and its predecessor was Windows 95. An operating system is the interface between you and the computer, which helps manage files and makes using your personal computer simple and easy. While this release was not as big as Windows 95, Windows 98 contains significant updates, fixes, and support for new peripherals. Features like improved protection and better support make Windows 98 a quality upgrade. A new type of file system called FAT32 is used to take advantage of hard disk space, while Windows 95 supported PnP (plug and play)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Windows NT - Windows NT The history of Windows NT: The history of Windows NT goes back to the early 80's, when Microsoft was working on the original Windows system to run on top of DOS. They joined forces with IBM in order to create a more powerful DOS replacement that would run on the Intel x86 platform. The resulting operating system was to be known as OS/2. At the same time OS/2 was being developed, Microsoft was busy working on a new OS, more powerful than the Windows system they already had....   [tags: Computers Technology Operating System] 1585 words
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Windows 2000 - Windows 2000 Windows NT Workstation 5.0 is now called Windows 2000 Professional Windows NT Server 5.0 is now Windows 2000 Server Windows NT Server Enterprise Edition becomes Windows 2000 Advanced Server Plus there is a new offering: Windows 2000 Datacenter Server Windows 2000 Professional will be limited to support only two processors. Windows 2000 Server will be able to support up to four processors. Windows 2000 Advanced Server will support up to eight processors. And Windows 2000 Datacenter Server will support up to 32 processors and additional clustering functions....   [tags: Free Essay Writer] 513 words
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Windows 95 - Windows 95 Windows 95 may very well be the most talked about software release in history. With more people than ever using personal computers, and given Microsoft's dominance in this still growing market, Mr. Gates' newest offering has caused quite a stir. As with any new product in this ultra-competitive industry, Windows 95 has come under intense scrutiny. Advocates of the new operating system applaud its new features and usability, while its opponents talk about the similarities to Apple's operating system....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Windows Server - Windows Server There are some key differences between Windows DNS Services servers and non-Windows DNS server appliances in the areas of AD integration and security. For example, some non-Windows DNS server appliances lack complete AD integration features. Conversely, Windows DNS Service servers don't support encrypted zone transfer and update features like some non-Windows DNS server appliances do. (ref: DNS server appliances) One cant use any DNS service. Active Directory requires that the DNS support dynamic updates via RFC 2136; Windows 2000 has the advantage of being the only one that does it out of the box Those environments that already have Internet domains and DNS servers on the...   [tags: Computers Software Essays] 3055 words
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Windows NT - Windows NT Once a small and simple collection of computers run by the Defence Department, is now a massive world wide network of computers, what we call the 'Internet'. The word "Internet" literally means "network of networks." In itself, the Internet is composed of thousands of smaller local networks scattered throughout the globe. It connects roughly 15 million users in more than 50 countries a day. The World Wide Web (WWW) is mostly used on the Internet. The Web refers to a body of information, while the Internet refers to the physical side of the global network containing a large amount of cables and computers....   [tags: essays research papers] 1128 words
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Windows versus Linux - Windows vs. LINUX Both Windows and Linux come in many different forms. All the different forms of Windows come from Microsoft, the various distributions of Linux come from different companies (ex. Red Hat, SuSE, Linspire, Ubuntu, Mandriva, Knoppix, etc). Windows has two main lines: “Win9x”, which is consists of Windows 95, 98, 98SecondEdition and ME, and “NT class” which consists of Windows NT, 200 and XP. On a side note, Windows first had version 3.x which was made before Windows 95 by a couple of years....   [tags: Computer Technology Operating System] 1398 words
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