A command used to specify the number of drives that can be accessed and recognized by MS DOS. For example, in the CONFIG.SYS file the command line lastdrive=h would set the last drive letter to H.
An MS DOS recovery console command. Bootcfg lets a user view and make changes to the boot.ini file.
- File Control Block (FCB)
FCB (File Control Block) is an internal file system structure used in DOS for accessing files on disk. The FCB block contains information about the drive name, filename, file type and other information that is required by the system when a file is accessed or created.
- Chat Abbreviation
Used in real-time text-based communications — such as instant messaging, email, online gaming services, chat rooms, discussion boards and mobile phone text messaging (SMS) — chat abbreviations are acronyms and slang terms used to shorten the amount of text you type when chatting online or on a cellphone. For example, if you are in a […]
- medical identity theft
(med’i-kuhl ahy-den’ti-tee theft) (n.) 1. The theft of personal information in order to obtain medical care, pharmaceutical services or even insurance coverage. As a result, erroneous entries may be placed into the victim’s existing medical records and impact the health care or insurance coverage of the victim. 2. False claims submitted using a patient��s personal […]
A slang term used to describe owning or licensing software that you don’t actually need or use (e.g. it sits on a shelf). Shelfware is a phrase that is commonly used in the enterprise and corporations where volume license prices are given and the corporation purchases more software than really needed to obtain that discount.