A diskette from which you can boot your computer. Normally, your computer boots from a hard disk, but if the hard disk is damaged (for example, by a virus), you can boot the computer from a bootable diskette. For this reason, it’s a good idea to make sure you always have a bootable diskette on hand. In Windows 95, you can create a bootable diskette by following these steps:
1.Insert a blank, formatted diskette in the floppy drive
2. Select Start->Settings->Control Panel
3. Open Add/Remove Programs
4. Select the Startup Disk tab and press the Create Disk… button.
A bootable diskette is also called a bootable floppy, boot disk, and startup disk.
Bootleg, as a general term, refers to the illegal distribution or sale of any goods. In software, music and video terminology it refers to any materials — such as a a program, song or movie — that is illegally distributed or sold without permission from the copyright or trademark owner. Bootleg can also refer to […]
The handoff point of any IP-enabled infrastructure. This is where a session passes from one network to another and can be defined as the edge of a carrier’s network or the point between an enterprise and its carrier.
- borderless printing
A print option found on many inkjet printers, especially those which offer photo-quality printing. Selecting this print option will produce photo prints that have no white space around the edges. Borderless printing produces photos similar to those you would obtain through a photo lab.
Short for robot, a computer program that runs automatically.
A botnet refers to a type of bot running on an IRC network that has been created with a trojan. When an infected computer is on the Internet the bot can then start up an IRC client and connect to an IRC server. The Trojan will also have been coded to make the bot join […]