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How Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Works by Michael Miller

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WBM

See Windows Boot Manager

WDDM

See Windows Display Driver Model

web page

An HTML file, containing text, graphics, and/or mini-applications, viewed with a web browser.

website

An organized, linked collection of web pages stored on an Internet server and read using a web browser. The opening page of a site is called a home page.

WEP

See Wireless Equivalent Privacy

Wi-Fi

The radio frequency (RF)-based technology used for home and small business wireless networks, and for most public wireless Internet connections. It operates at either 11Mbps (802.11b) or 54Mbps (802.11g). Short for “wireless fidelity.”

Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)

A form of wireless security that uses a constantly changing network key.

Windows

The generic name for all versions of Microsoft’s ...

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