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Technical Jargon / Glossary B

Below is the glossary for the letter B.

Throughout our site and especially on the tutorial pages you may see words in blue and underlined. These are links to some of the terms here where we hope to be able to clarify the meaning.

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BIOS - a computer BIOS is an acronym for Basic Input Output System. A computer BIOS has the job of defining the computer hardware settings that allow the computer to function properly.

Blue Screen - a blue screen or BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) is seldom seen these days although was very popular under Windows NT. A blue screen indicates a serious software or hardware error often difficult to diagnose

Boot - To boot is to load up a device. The boot in Windows is when the computer is starting and all the commands are telling the computer what to do.

Blog - A blog is a new term in English language meaning to log events on a website. People often attempt to make blogs for money and some do cause they enjoy it. This site is a blog of sorts.

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