Glossary of Computer Technology Terms - List 5

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Disk Cleanup

Helps keep the hard disk of the computer free of unnecessary files.

Disk Drive

A device for reading and writing digital information.

Distance Learning (using the internet)

A way by which people learn and acquire degrees using the internet.

Domain Name

A unique address used in the internet to find a specific web page.


Receive data from a remote server or computer.


Buying, selling products and paying for them using the internet.


Learning using the internet.


Exchanging messages and information using the internet.


Electronic coding of data for security reasons.

External Hard Drive

A hard drive that is external to the computer and connected to it using USB input.


A network within a company extended to outside users to provide a way to do business with other companies.