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  If you purchase a blank CD-ROM it will usually tell you on the disc that it is xMB (x megabytes). It differs from brand to brand, but is usually somewhere between 600 to 700 megabytes.Typically up to 700 MB.700 Mb700
There are 9.313225746154785e-10 (or 9.313225746154785^-10) millibyte in 1 byte.
There are many features of FoxPro, same with other programming language it depends on what application you will build. Let me give you an outline of the features of Microsoft Visual FoxPro.DatabaseLocal DatabaseLAN DatabaseSQL Database ServerTypeWindowDOSTables/ViewLocalRemote
Software that allows your hardware to function properly.
You might want to be a bit more  clear....................................................
Usually synchronous operations means that the operations are "done  at the same time", and asynchronous are "not at the same time"  (usually in the case sequentially) As far as advantages and  disadvantages, it depends on what you're doing synchronously and  and asynchronously. But usually the...
It takes 8 bits to form 1 byte which equals 1 character (255 variants are possible). True, but some languages (eg Japanese) which use Kanji characters require more than one byte. ============= It depends on the encoding your using. With the ASCII encoding (which is, more or less, "standard" in...
Software is imperative in today's world. From education to business  purpose, information technology plays a key role to success. All  organizations are using emails to communicate with their employees,  customers, business partners and suppliers. Even teachers and  students are communicating...
It can also be found in JAVA. But yes, it is indeed.
When reading a CD-ROM, a low power laser beam is focused on the  rotating CD-ROM and its reflection is viewed by the read head. When  the beam reflects back from the CD- ROM, it's intensity changes as  it moves from "land" to "pits." These variations in the laser beam  are decoded as data by the...
Since the conceptual design sets the direction for the management  information system (MIS). It is vital that managers participate  seriously and heavily at this stage. Conceptual design is sometimes  called feasibility design, gross design or high level design.     The conceptual design...
Maybe mean the data can change?
Computers operate in binary, which means everything has to be in  powers of 2. 1000 grams is 1 kilogram, but in a computer the  nearest thing to 1000 is 1024. So kilobyte is a shorthand for this  annotation.
1.Sync. ckts all f/fs are clocked by single clock. Async. ckts o/p of f/f becomes clk for next f/f. 2. Sync ckts are fast. Async ckts are slow. 3.Sync.ckts are easy to design. Async.ckts are difficult to design.
The hidden GB are used for the operating system (Windows, Mac, Linux)
Usually when you delete something your computer doesn't actually  delete it. Look in your recycle bin or trash can. Otherwise, you  can download a file recovery application. Search Google for "file  recovery for windows".
Dragging the vertical scroll box to the bottom of the scroll bar.Double-clicking the down scroll arrow.Clicking the space below the scroll box.Double-clicking the vertical scroll box.
Rockets are a massive breakthrough in science and are the first machines to be able to bring men in to space. They have massive engines that can go at high speeds to be able to take the rocket through the atmosphere.
A megabyte; it is 1024 kilobytes.
How many characters are in 1 kb depends on what format you are saving the file in and whether the characters are "unique" in any way that might make them larger than anticipated. The short answer is "1024." Keep in mind that white space--spaces, tabs, line feeds, and hard returns, as well as hidden...
I would say Computer science because it covers things into more  depth. Also there is a wider choice to pick from so you're not  limited.
Communicating online or use of internet in communication
used to exaggerate something..or grand, as in the grand from 'grandmother' etc.
  Thumbnail images are called thumbnail images because what you are looking at when you see a thumbnail is an image approximately the size of your thumbnail if you have big hands.  The purpose of a thumbnail is to give a user a depiction of an image file without loading the actual whole...
.wav is an audio file extension.
It depends on how large the flash drive is, and how large the files  are.    Take the size of the flash drive in GB, divide by the average size  of the files in MB, and multiply by 1000.    So for example if you are storing photographs that are 2 MB in size  on an 8 GB flash drive, you...
Processor or Virtual Storage -> 1024 Megabytes = 1 Gigabyte   Disk Storage -> 1000 Megabytes = 1 Gigabyte
The best web browser is a matter of opinion, and many people will try and "sell" you the idea that one browser is better than another. Truthfully, there are some browsers that just plain suck, and others are considered insecure for any real web browsing. Don't pay attention to the opinion, stick to...
multiple tasking is that in which more than one tasks are are processed in a single cpu . but when a single task is is going on in a single cpu it single tasking
It is a systematic approach to integrated  product design or product that emphasizes the response to the  customer expectations and the combination of uniqueness and  engineering. Concurrent Design mainly focuses mainly on the early  phases of the project or product. Its central concept is the...
  command driven interface, icon driven, and menu driven interfaces. cannibus warrior
Caturday ‎(plural Caturdays) (Internet slang) Saturday, as theday of the week for posting lolcats.
    HI use the following link     http://cs.furman.edu/digitaldomain/more/ch6/dec_frac_to_bin.htm
Raster is a type of image containing pixels. the quality of any  raster image(jpg,png etc) is calculated on number of pixels or  DPI(dots per inch) it has. its quality will downfall as you zoom.  Mostly we see this type of images all over the web. e.g softwares:  photoshop. The other type is...
its about 0.000004 gb's
The Internet is primarily "on-line" with the 'lines' being some kind of cable, either copper or glass fiber. These lines carry information between computers. The first computers involved are super hubs that connect large areas together such as between American and Japan or Europe. These super hubs...
When implemented with the same technology, an analog computer will always be faster than a digital computer. This is because of the data representation: an analog computer represents data using one continuously variable signal per item, this signal is capable of changing as fast as possible with the...
Steam, App Store, Origin, Windows Store, Google Play
In a technical sense, the "internet" refers to the physical infrastructure of connected computers -- a network of roads, in a sense. The "world wide web" (WWW) is a sort of application that runs on top of that infrastructure. The internet network uses one universal protocol for communicating,...
hypertext transfer protocol
NLX is the most recent form factor for mother boards, initially  released in 1997, it was developed by Intel and IBM jointly.  Developed as a low cost mass produced board mainly for use in small  desktop and mini towers. It currently dominates market share and is  the most widely used mother...
1 GB = 1024 MB     therefore 1.5 GB = 1536 MB
As a TLD (Top-Level Domain), .co is the country-code for Colombia. As a second-level domain, such as .co.uk, it serves the same purpose of .com in the United States, except that it is locally relevant for the country in question (in this example, .uk is the United Kingdom). Companies and...
Machine language uses very specific commands and sequence of execution, it's very hard for people to understand that. That's why high-level languages were invented. Even so they are not as efficient and fast, but it's much easier and faster to use it, then use low-level type of language. Example of...
CD offers capacity of about 700MB while DVD offers about 4GB space plus better sound and picture quality
Approx. 9/10 of a gigabyte.
how does PowerPoint help presentations?Answer: It shows you what it looks like after you finish a document.
When you format a cell in Excel,  you change the appearance of a number without changing the number  itself. You can apply a number format (0.8, $0.80, 80%, etc) or  other formatting (alignment, font, border, etc).
Sectors (the smallest physical storage unit on a disk) is almost  always 512 bytes (or 0.5 kb) in size.
A: square wave can be positive and or negative. A digital signal is a square wave but it can be of invariable duty cycles
Yes, A kodak CD is a CD-rom. Rom only means that it is read onlymemory meaning that you can not overwrite or erase the data on thedisc.
net stands for network   .NET is Microsoft's strategy to simplify building XML Web Services and to develop, deploy, and maintain desktop, enterprise, Internet and Smart devices applications in the Internet age.
No, Amy is his declared girlfriend. But not true. But Sonic does love Amy.
1000000000000000000000000000000byte=1saganbyte no. of zeros=30
  == Answer ==   The abbreviation ftp stands for File Transfer Protocol. It is used for transferring and downloading files to your computer. One you're used to seeing, however, is the HTTP. HyperText Transfer Protocol. The website you are viewing now is in HTTP. (look at the beginning of the...
Just search on the internet for full list of keyboard commands
Random Access Memory
Yes 65.4 kb is at least 100 times bigger than 5 M's
A URL (or Uniform Resource Locater) consists of the protocol  ("Http:"), the domain name (google) as well as the TLD (Top Level  Domain) (.com)
This is used when the destination server address is known. Ex, If  we know our client server addresss, we can reate a smart host,  provide info and it will route very fast.
  A file with a .cfg extension is usually a configuration file. The file will be used by an application to load all the configuration settings. There is no standard format for a .cfg file and how it can be modified will differ from application to application.
An I-beam is a cursor on the mouse that makes it look like a  capital "I". It happens when the mouse goes over highlightable  text. When you mouseover text, the cursor changes its look, the new  'I' look is called an I-beam pointer.
1,000 MegaBytes are the equavalency of 1 GigaBytes, making 1,470 MegaBytes 1.47 GigaBytes.
A dimm slot on a computer motherboard is used to add extended memory or Ram ( random access memory ) all motherboards have a minimum and maximum amount of memory and memory speed which can be used.The more memory in a computer system the greater the performance especially for video rendering and...
I need more about system analysis and design
There are many ways to transfer information between computers, iPods, or any other storage device. The way in which you do it depends largely on your own experience. knowledge, computer, and the tools available to you. Things such as Flash Drives, compact disks (CD's), Cross over cables, and File...
Few Best Advantages of CD-R-     CD-R is the writable equivalent to a CD-ROM.  They are very cheap, postable, fairly robust .  Cheaper.  Permanent - can't be erased accidentally.  Burns faster.  Playable on most CD players.  Can be erased and reused.  When used with packet writing...
  == Answer ==   A task is a job given to a computer & a job is a task given to then computer. (Both are the same)   A program is a set of pre written set of instruntions for solving (processing) a job(task)
according to definitions on secdatabase.com, here is difference: Form S-8 is the Registration Statement under the Securities Exchange Act of 1933. It is used by a publically traded company to register securities that will be offered to its employees via benefit or incentive plans. Form 8-K ...
They are the number of bytes respectively for a computer's memory. Giga is larger than mega and kila bytes while tera is bigger than giga.
A swap and page file are very similar. Infacts page files can be "swaps". Used for the processing system these files are important and drive the computer. Do not touch. Remove. Or delete them. And if your getting "error swap file or page file failure".. get you computer to the geeksquad or...
Gigabyte     A Gigabyte of RAM is 1,000 Megabytes. A Megabyte of RAM is 1,000 Kilobytes. A Kilobyte of RAM is 1,000 Bytes.
The information processing cycle simply shows how information moves  from one point to another. An example involves receptor, the  control center, effector and finally to the environment.
They can contain anything an ordinary document in Excel can. So cells may be pre-formatted. There may be text or dates or numbers etc. already in some cells. There may be some formulas there. Cells may have borders and shading. Basically the template is done in such a way that the user can open it...
Personal productivity applications allow a person to perform tasks  much easier. A few tasks made easier are creating presentations,  writing letters and creating graphs.
Sort Of, You Can Plug Your Laptop Up To Your TV ------------------------------------------------------------------------If you have an HDMI output on your laptop, an HDMI input on your TV (you should if you have an HD TV), and an HDMI cord. All you do is plug the cord into your laptop and TV and...
Assuming you are asking what has a shorter wavelength 1 Mhz or 1 Ghz, then the answer is 1 Ghz. But the way the question was phrased, Mhz or Ghz, well 1000 Mhz is = 1 GHz. Note that 1 hz is just 1 cycle/sec. 1 Mhz is 1,000,000 cycles/sec and 1 Ghz is 1,000,000,000 cycles/sec. So to fit 1000 cycles...
Generally, it takes 4 years to complete a standard B.S. in  engineering.
Operators and Operator Functions : An operator function implements a particular operator symbol. The database serverprovides special SQL-invoked functions, called operatorfunctions , that implement operators. An operator functionprocesses one to three arguments and returns a value. When an...