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Easy Windows® 10, Second Edition by Mark Edward Soper

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Glossary

Use this section to bring yourself up to speed on important concepts and terms relating to Windows and your computer. Italic terms within definitions are also listed in the glossary.

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access point A device on a Wi-Fi network that provides a connection between computers on the network. Can be combined with a router and a switch.

administrator A Windows term for the manager of a given computer or network; only users in the administrator’s group can perform some management tasks. Other users must provide an administrator’s name and password for tasks marked with the Windows security shield icon.

app A program that runs on Windows. Might refer to a program designed for use with touchscreens (but can also be used with a keyboard and mouse); ...

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