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Web extension technology developed by Microsoft to run scripts that allows a browser to see what software is running on a person’s computer.
Address bar (explorer)
A bread-crumb style navigation for Windows Explorer
Address bar (internet explorer)
Input navigation for entering a website’s address
Bing is a proprietary search engine developed by Microsoft Corporation- it is distinctive for its Homepage Image, Facebook Integration, Twitter Integration and other functionality
Bing for ipad-
App developed by Microsoft for the Apple iPad- it is characterized for its fluid UI, visual searches, and Lasso searches.
Bing ( iPhone app)-
iPhone app developed by Microsoft Corporation is similar to its web mobile counterpart but adds more local functionality, HTML5 video, and fluid HTML5 interface
System utility within the Windows Operating System that allows general changes to System and Security(see entry), Personalization(see entry), and Regional changes. Control Panel also grants users a list of installed programs, installed updates and hotfixes, as well as turning on or off any Windows features.
Desktop icon is the name designated to any UI icon that is found within the Desktop. The desktop may also contain a Shortcut (as shown by the “Internet Explorer 9 Shortcut”) or can simply be the actual file or application ( as seen by the file “ dotta’s recipe”, a Microsoft Word document.
Date and time ( utility)
Set of APIs used in Windows and Windows applications.
Explorer( Windows component)-
Folder is the name designated to any UI icon that contains several documents, images or other folders. Folders can be named, selected, arranged ; they also display a preview of their contents. Folder are generally used to group or categorize a common set of files.
The kernel is the most core section of the Windows Operating System. Usually referred to to as the heart of the OS, the kernel includes critical drivers and core applications and services as the communicator between core applications and the computer data processing.
Microsoft security essentials
Microsoft word 2o10
Word 2010 is the most recent version of Microsoft Word, a proprietary software productivity application developed by Microsoft Corporation. It handles, edits and creates reports, brochures, and the like…
Notification Area is a section within the Taskbar designed to relay notifications and statuses of common system utilities. For instance, “Computer Protected”, “Wi-fi Off”, “Volume Muted.” In addition, Notification area provides the desired time zone for both Time and Day. The Area also is the home to notifications from the Action Center ( see entry).
Notepad( Windows application)
Kernel in the Windows Operating System that was first featured in Windows NT. The NT kernel made its first consumer debut with Windows 95.
Development framework introduced by Microsoft for software development ; part of the Windows software architecture.
Paint is a software utility included within Windows that allows basic image editing supporting .jpg, .png, .tiff, and .bmp formats. It allows for cropping, resizing and rotating as well as brushes and text insertion.
Power Options is a centralized console that allows users to tweak the battery life performance, adjust delays for hibernation and sleep, and customize the function of the physical buttons on the computer.
Program Manager developed by Microsoft Corporation for Windows 95, was the predecessor to Windows Explorer, serving as the file manager for Windows 95.
Recycle Bin is the component of Windows that gathers all previously deleted files; Recycle Bin also allows restoration of any items to their original location before they were thrown into the Recycle Bin.
renaming ( unsuccessful)
Resource and performance monitor
services( windows component)
Start Menu is perhaps the most iconic component of UI. The Start Menu can be divided into three basic menus: Start Search ( see entry), Command Menu, and Programs Menu (see entry.)
Start Search is the search functionality of the Start Menu in Windows. It’s main purpose is to search through all indexed files ( non-indexed files can be seen by clicking “See more results”
Start Screen ( Windows 8 (
Start Screen is the an accessible and easy way to launch and organize app in Windows 8
System and Security ( control Panel)
Task Manager is a utility within Windows that allows users to end currently running applications and provides other more powerful tools such as CPU Usage, Performance Graphs,and Lists of Running Processes and Services
User account(control Panel utility)
Control Panel Utility that provides such changes to the User Account( see entry) as changing the password, providing security question, changing the username, changing the picture, change account type (see “User Account( Term)”) and modify User Account Control settings (see entry).
User account (Term)
Update( Windows component)
Windows Explorer is a proprietary component of the Windows Operating System. It is often called “the shell” because of its primary function to display files and data found in the computer’s drive. It first saw it’s debut, when Microsoft introduced Program Manager ( see “Program Manager” under “P”) back in Windows 3.1. Explorer is the most utilized single componentt of Windows fulfilling such tasks as displaying the Control Panel( see accordingly), Pictures, Music, and the User folder that stores all user files.
Windows media player ( Windows Application)
Windows Media Player is the default audio/video player bundled with Windows since the release of Windows XP. Media Player is now in its 11th version and includes such features as advanced file sharing, sound effects, burning and syncing, as well as extensive compatibility with many audio and video formats.
windows live movie maker
windows live writer
Windows Live Writer is a software application offered in the Windows Live Essentials. Live Writer is a powerful blogging and authoring tool, with various advanced features such as image watermarks, video insertion, and caption, and a preview pane as well as a source pane for the tweaking of the code.
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