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Easy Windows° 8 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 to your computer. Definition terms that appear in italics are also listed in the glossary.

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Accelerator

A feature of Internet Explorer 10 that enables you to highlight text in a web document and map, search, or perform other activities using that text without opening up a separate browser window.

access point

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

ActiveX

Microsoft technology for interactive web pages; used with Internet Explorer.

administrator

Windows term for the manager of a given computer or network; only users in the administrator’s group ...

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