A DOS and Windows utility that finds different types of errors on hard disks and is able to correct some of them. In DOS, you run ScanDisk by entering scandisk at the prompt and pressing the Enter key. In Windows 95, you can run ScanDisk by selecting Start->Programs->Accessories->System Tools->ScanDisk.
Among other things, ScanDisk checks the disk platters for defects and also looks for lost clusters that are sometimes created when a program aborts.
In Macintosh environments, a desk accessory (DA) that enables you to store objects for future use. The Scrapbook is similar to the clipboard, but it allows more than one item to be stored in it at once. Also, it retains its contents when the computer is turned off.
A graphical user interface (GUI) feature in which a small text box appears when a mouse pointer is hovered over an icon or button. The pop-up window will provide details that explain the icon’s or button’s function. In some instances, though, the ScreenTip will display only the item’s name. When the mouse is moved away […]
- Scroll Lock key
A key on PC and enhanced Macintosh keyboards that controls the way the cursor control keys work for some programs. Many applications ignore the Scroll Lock setting.
- Seagate Technology Company
Seagate was founded in 1979 and was the first company to build 5.25-inch hard disk drives for the PC. At the core of Seagate’s success is its advanced development of hard disc drive products. Seagate is the market leader with products in 1-inch, 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch form factors in internal and external formats.
- Section 508
The legislation referred to as “Section 508” is actually an amendment to the Workforce Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Section 508 requires that electronic and information technology (IT) that is developed or purchased by the Federal Government is accessible by people with disabilities. * In 1998, Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act to require Federal agencies to […]