Short for Vertical Sync, Vsync is a display option found in some 3-D computer games that allow the gamer to synchronize the frame rate of the game with the monitor refresh rate for better stability. If the Vsync is turned off, gamers might obtain a higher frame rate but this action may introduce artifacts in the game.
Short for Windows Hardware Quality Labs, a Microsoft facility that tests and certifies third-party hardware and driver products for compatibility with Windows operating systems. Products that meet the compatibility requirements are then allowed to display Windows logos on product packaging, advertising and collateral and other marketing materials, indicating that the product has met the standards […]
- WHS Console
Short for Windows Home Server (WHS) Console. See under console.
- WHS add-in
Short for Windows Home Server (WHS) add-in. See under add-in.
(1) Short for Windows Imaging Format, WIM is a file-based disk image format used by Microsoft for deployment of the Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 operating systems. Note that the M in the abbreviation does not appear in the official name and vice versa with the F for Format. (2) Short for Windows Image […]
Short for Windows Internet Naming Service, a system that determines the IP address associated with a particular network computer. This is called name resolution. WINS supports network client and server computers running Windows and can provide name resolution for other computers with special arrangements. Determining the IP address for a computer is a complex process […]