Short for visual display unit, the old term for display monitors. The older VDUs included a CRT, a serial port to connect to a main computer, and a keyboard.
Short for Common Language Runtime, a runtime environment that manages the execution of .NET program code and provides services such as memory and exception management, debugging and profiling, and security. The CLR is a major component of the .NET framework. CLR also is known as the Virtual Execution System (VES).
Short for Video Electronics Standards Association, a consortium of video adapter and monitor manufacturers whose goal is to standardize video protocols.
Short for Virtual File Allocation Table, a virtual installable files system driver used in Windows for Workgroups and Windows 95. VFAT operates in protected mode and serves as an interface between applications and the File Allocation Table (FAT).
- Video Graphics Array (VGA)
Abbreviation of video graphics array, a graphics display system for PCs developed by IBM. VGA has become one of the de facto standards for PCs. In text mode, VGA systems provide a resolution of 720 by 400 pixels. In graphics mode, the resolution is either 640 by 480 (with 16 colors) or 320 by 200 […]
Short for Very High Density Cable Interconnect, VHDCI is a small 68-pin (.8mm) connector used for UltraSCSI and other peripheral devices such as scanners or external storage devices. VHDCI allows for the placement of four SCSI connectors on the back of a single PC card slot. VHDCI is also found on SCSI 5 host cards […]