The world of computer technology has a language of its own! Following is a list of computer terminology used in this book that you might find helpful to reference. For definitions not located in this glossary, refer to Webopedia (www.webopedia.com) or TechWeb (www.techweb.com), which are online encyclopedias for computer technology terms.
backup A secondary location of original data. A backup can be stored on external media, such as CD-ROM or DVD-ROM, or another interal or external hard drive.
CD-ROM A type of disc media that can store data and is commonly used for recording music or computer files. This disc is read-only, and the data cannot be manipulated after it’s recorded onto the CD.
CD-RW A similar media ...