Windows Nt 40 Workstation Year 2000 Compliance
1,152 wordsBackground: To determine whether or not WinNT 4. 0 is within year 2000 compliance. From the outlined testing procedures found in the 'YEAR 2000 Testing memo', it was decided that since WinNT is an OS it is 'date sensitive'. From this, all outlined tests were performed. The data gathered is represented in table form. Equipment: To test, a Compaq Prolinea 590 was used with the latest bios installed (04 / 09 / 97). The machine had WINNT 4. 0 installed with Service Pack 3. 0 patch for the OS. Testin...
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Y 2 K Big Problem
1,134 wordsAs the new millenium approaches the biggest fear everyone has is over the Y 2 K bug. Y 2 K stands for y = year 2 K = two thousand. The fear is that on Dec. 31, 1999 at twelve o clock all computers around the world will go crazy. Every mechanical device that is computer controlled could go on the fritz. Social Security checks could be cancelled along with car payments, mortgages could read 100 years. Telephone conversations could be calculated mistakenly to have lasted for a 100 years. What is ca...
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Cellular Phones Mobile Phone
895 wordsCellular Phreaking The cellular / mobile phone system is one that is perfectly set up to be exploited by peaks with the proper knowledge and equipment. Thanks to deregulation, the regional BOC's (Bell Operating Companies) are scattered and do not communicate much with each other. Phreaks can take advantage of this by pretending to be mobile phone customers whose "home base" is a city served by a different BOC, known as a "roamer." Since it is impractical for each BOC to keep track of the custome...
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Timer On A Vcr Enter A Zero Time
394 wordsProgramming the timer on a VCR (Video Cassette Recorder) can be very easy. First you need to be able to read the remote control. Next you need to know what time and what channel the program is going to be on. After that its just a matter of pushing a few buttons on the remote. With the remote control pointed at the TV, look for a button that reads program. Remotes vary, so it might be labeled menu, setup, or something like that. Push that button once. A new screen should appear on your TV. You a...
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Stock Market Crash Y 2 K
1,259 wordsEverybody is wondering what is going to happen in the year 2000. Nobody really knows exactly what is going to happen. Nevertheless, a lot of business people are making money using scare tactics and hype to make people nervous about the future. With all of the technology in today's society and everyone modernizing his or her computer, there will not likely be a problem in the new millennium. The issue of Y 2 K has been going on for several years now. Hundreds of articles have been written about t...
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Speaker Of The House Reduce The Number
1,913 wordsAfter several laps in circles in my head, I decided to give up. I did not know the person who was representing my district. The first step involved jumping on the internet and surfing for a "Congressman finder", if you will. I type the word congressman in the space provided. The search engine displayed several different topics to choose from and finally I see the site for a general purpose. Voila! I had become one step closer to find my Representative. After clicking in different places, I lande...
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Short Term Memory Long Term Memory
1,559 wordsMemory is defined as the faculty by which sense impressions and information are retained in the mind and subsequently recalled. A person's capacity to remember and the total store of mentally retained impressions and knowledge also formulate memory (Webster, 1992). "We all possess inside our heads a system for declassifying, storing and retrieving information that exceeds the best computer capacity, flexibility, and speed. Yet the same system is so limited and unreliable that it cannot consisten...
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Protection Act Data Protection
1,545 wordsSupermarkets and checkouts. The advancements in the technological world have allowed supermarket chains and other national stores to quickly dominate the market and are driving out the concept of the local stores. This surge in the market has seen shares rise and profits bulge with the three main contenders in mind being Sainsburys, Safeways and Tesco's who now serve the whole of the UK between them and are the household names of the shopping world. The ICT input to these businesses is vital in ...
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January 1 2000 Year 2000
1,710 wordsThe year 2000 is practically around the corner, promising a new era of greatness and wonder... as long as you don't own a computer or work with one. The year 2000 is bringing a Pandora's Box of gifts to the computer world, and the latch is slowly coming undone. The year 2000 bug is not really a "bug" or "virus, " but is more a computer industry mistake. Many of the PC's, mainframes, and software out there are not designed or programmed to compute a future year ending in double zeros. This is goi...
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History Of The Zip Code System
664 wordsDid you ever stop to think about the reason behind the ZIP code system, and why the kids from Beverly Hills lived in the 90210 area and you didn't? Well, with evolution came the need for a more complete geographical coding system. So zip codes were created to facilitate the United States' mail delivery. The ZIP (Zone Improvement Plan) is a 5 -digit code that marks a specific geographical region in the US. Made up of three parts, the first digit (90210) represents the broad region in the country,...
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Todays Society Mobile Phones
1,214 wordsBiometry is a technology based on identifying people by every individuals unique fingerprints. In Sweden a young security company by the name of Precise Biometrics started in 1997 has gone into a new area on the market of fingerprint readers. From the maturity phase to the penetration phase (see appendix 1. 0) and this means that the firm must establish itself on the market to successfully sell the products, which have been developed. Firstly we will see how the company will be analyzed. Shortly...
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United States Army U S Government
1,300 wordsTest 1: Following Oral Directions, involves audio and comprehending simple or complex oral language directions and looking at and marking in the appropriate places on the answer sheet. Test 2: Arithmetical Problems, requires both the ability to read and comprehend the stated problem and the knowledge of arithmetic to perform the computations called for. Test 3: Practical Judgment, clearly requires reading and comprehending language. Additionally, however, it requires knowledge of culturally, nor...
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Ip Addresses Focus Attention
1,052 wordsInformation Security Database is the main component of the major applications based on the web. It gives a possibility to present various dynamic contents. In so far as such database can contain sensitive important and secret information, it is worth-while to focus attention on database security. Every person who works with database needs first to connect to it, then send a request, process an answer and close the connection to get or save information. A Structured Query Language SQL is used ver...
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Positive Or Negative 1 And 2
760 wordsINTRODUCTION: Basic binary digits Complements COMPLEMENTS INTRODUCTION: Basic binary digits are described as UNSIGNED values. This is because if you look at the string of bits (zeros and ones) there is no indicator whether or not this value is positive or negative. You must use an additional symbol + or - to indicate the sign of the number. There are some types of number systems where you can determine the sign of number without using an addition symbol. You can tell whether it is positive or ne...
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Y 2 K Computer Systems
884 wordsComputers play a huge role in Government, Economy, and Financial affairs. Based on the information concerning the year 2000 computer crash project (y 2 k), people are realizing how much of the economy depends on computers. The age of electronics and more specifically, computers, has caused a tremendous shift in the way we do business today. Today, many business people wouldn? t be able to function efficiently without communications as we know it, for example, e-mail or fax-on-demand. We have got...
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Year 2000 Problem Y 2 K
458 wordsMillennium Bug When the ball lights up in New York on January 1, 2000 will you be celebrating or will you be trying to find out what happened to your computer? Many people will face this problem as we enter the new millennium. The year 2000 problem has resulted from the common practice of using two digits to designate the calendar year instead of using four. When the year 2000 arrives, 2 digit year dates may be interpreted incorrectly causing many problems. Computer hardware and software may not...
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Cycles Per Second Charles Babbage
2,421 wordsDEVELOPMENT OF COMPUTERS OVER THE DECADES What is a computer? A Computer is an electronic device that can receive a set of instructions, or program, and then carry out this program by performing calculations on numerical data or by compiling and correlating other forms of information. Thesis Statement: - The modern world of high technology could not have come about except for the development of the computer. Different types and sizes of computers find uses throughout society in the storage and h...
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Nick Cerebral Palsy
1,085 wordsNicholas G. B. D. 5 - 3 - 82 Eighth Grade Examiner: Suzan Carter Testing Dates: 7 - 13 - 97, 7 - 19 - 97, 7 - 23 - 97 The purpose of this report is to give Mr. and Mrs. G. , Nicholas G. ? s parents, a more complete and up to date picture of Nick? s academic skill levels. Nick is a neighbor of the examiner, and both parents and examinee have cheerfully volunteered Nick as testing subject for the examiner? s Diagnostic Testing class. Nicholas has been in the Special Day Class Program, attending Sa...
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Short Term Memory Long Term Memory
1,673 wordsMemory Is Not A Unitary System. Discuss Memory Is Not A Unitary System. Discuss The Types Of Evidence That Have Been Used To Buttress This What is a memory? Is it a concrete and tangible atom, which, once stored, can be retrieved by a methodical search or can it get lost in the murky recesses of our minds? Are our memories stored in separate areas or as part of one whole? In everyday conversation we regularly refer to memory in ways which suggest it to contain selective processes I have a terrib...
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Operating System Information System
715 wordsThe Millenium Bug Millenium Bug The year 2000 is practically around the corner, promising a new era of greatness and wonder... as long as you don t own a computer or work with one. The year 2000 is bringing a Pandora s Box of gifts to the computer world, and the latch is slowly coming undone. The year 2000 bug is not really a bug or virus, but is more a computer industry mistake. Many of the PC s, mainframes, and software out there are not designed or programmed to compute a future year ending i...
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