A feature built into Windows NT that enables users to log into an NT-based LAN using a modem, X.25 connection or WAN link. RAS works with several major network protocols, including TCP/IP, IPX, and Netbeui.
To use RAS from a remote node, you need a RAS client program, which is built into most versions of Windows, or any PPP client software. For example, most remote control programs work with RAS.
- Remote Access Trojan
Abbreviated as RATs, a Remote Access Trojan is one of seven major types of Trojan horse designed to provide the attacker with complete control of the victim’s system. Attackers usually hide these Trojan horses in games and other small programs that unsuspecting users then execute on their PCs.
- Remote Desktop
Remote Desktop, a function included with Windows XP Professional, enables you to connect to your computer across the Internet from virtually any computer, Pocket PC, or smartphone. Unlike a typical VPN connection (which will give a remote PC access to the company network) Remote Desktop will actually allow you to see and control your connected […]
- Retail Software License Terms
Abbreviated as RSLT, the Retail Software License Terms is a term used by Microsoft to describe an end-user license agreement that governs single software titles acquired by Full Packaged Product (FPP) purchase or acquired with the purchase of a new PC from an original equipment manufacturer (OEM). An RSLT generally grants the right to install […]
- Return key
Almost all computer keyboards have a key marked Return or Enter; the two names are synonymous. The Return key moves the cursor (or insertion point) to the beginning of the next line. But more important, it returns control to whatever program is currently running. After a program requests information from you (by displaying a prompt), […]
Abbreviated as RT, Retweet is used on the Twitter Web site (a free social messaging tool), to show you are tweeting content that has been posted by another user. The format is RT @username where username is the twitter name of the person you are retweeting.