Acronym for Browser Helper Object.A Browser Helper Object is a DLL that allows developers to customize and control Internet Explorer. When Internet Explorer starts it reads the registry to locate any installed BHOs and then creates them. Created BHO’s have access to all the events and properties of that browsing session. Every time a new browser window is opened, it creates a copy of the BHO and when that window is closed, it destroys its copy of the BHO.
- Basic Input/Output System (BIOS)
(bī´ōs) Acronym for basic input/output system, the built-in software that determines what a computer can do without accessing programs from a disk. On personal computers (PCs), the BIOS contains all the code required to control the keyboard, display screen, disk drives, serial communications, and a number of miscellaneous functions. The ROM BIOS Explained The BIOS […]
- BIOS flash utility
A utility that can be used to save, manage and update a motherboard BIOS, with some allowing you to update the BIOS in Windows a environment, if the motherboard supports this. The BIOS flash utility commonly will save your current BIOS file, download the latest version from the manufacturer using your Internet connection, update the […]
Short for Because It’s Time Network, BITNET is one of the oldest and largest wide-area networks, used extensively by universities. A new version of BITNET, called BITNET-II, relies on the Internet network to transfer messages and files.
Short for binary large object, a collection of binary data stored as a single entity in a database management systems (DBMS). BLOBs are used primarily to hold multimedia objects such as images, videos, and sound, though they can also be used to store programs or even fragments of code. Not all DBMSs support BLOBs.
Short for Basic Link Service, and also called Link Service, it is a Fibre Channel request and response protocol used by all devices.