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Windows Vista™ Step by Step by Joyce Cox, Joan Lambert

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Glossary

activating

A security measure that requires you to validate your copy of Windows Vista online or by telephone within 30 days of first use.

ActiveX control

A set of technologies that enables software components to interact with one another in a networked environment, regardless of the language in which the components were created.

Address bar

In Windows Explorer, a text box containing the navigation path to the current folder, beginning with the Windows symbol representing the overall Windows storage structure. The arrow after each folder name links to a list of its subfolders. In Windows Internet Explorer, a text box containing the Web address of the currently displayed Web page.

administrative privileges

The highest level of permissions that ...

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