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Full Form of Hardware & Networking
Devices and Terminology
In Hardware and Networking world, we have to face several situation where need
the extended or complete form of abbreviated form. Here we tried to list few most
of them with their full form.
AC
ACPI
ACT
ADSL
AGP
AMD
AMR
APIPA
APM
ARP
ASR
AT
ATA
ATAPI
ATM
ATX
BIOS
BNC
BRI
BTX
CCD
CD
CD-ROM
CD-RW
CDFS
CMOS
CNR
alternating current
advanced configuration and power interface
activity
asymmetrical digital subscriber line
accelerated graphics port
advanced micro devices
audio modem riser
automatic private internet protocol addressing
advanced power management
address resolution protocol
automated system recovery
advanced technology
advanced technology attachment
advanced technology attachment packet interface
asynchronous transfer mode
advanced technology extended
basic input/output system
Bayonet-Neill-Concelman or British Navel Connector
basic rate interface
balanced technology extended
charged coupled device
compact disc
compact disc-read-only memory
compact disc-rewritable
compact disc file system
complementary metal-oxide semiconductor
communication network riser
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CPU
CRIMM
CRT
DAC
DB-25
DB-9
DC
DDOS
DDR
DDR RAM
DDR SDRAM
DFS
DHCP
DIMM
DIN
DIP
DLT
DLP
DMA
DNS
DOS
DPMS
DRAM
DSL
DVD
DVD-RAM
DVD-ROM
DVD-R
DVD-RW
DVI
ECC
ECP
EEPROM
EFS
EIDE
EISA
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communication port 1
central processing unit
continuity-rambus inline memory module
cathode-ray tube
discretionary access control
serial communications D-shell connector, 25 pins
9 pin D shell connector
direct current
distributed denial of service
double data-rate
double data-rate random access memory
double data-rate synchronous dynamic random access memory
distributed file system
dynamic host configuration protocol
dual inline memory module
Deutsche Industrie Norm
dual inline package
digital linear tape
digital light processing
direct memory access
domain name service or domain name server
disk operating system or denial of service
display power management signaling
dynamic random access memory
digital subscriber line
digital video disc or digital versatile disc
digital video disc-random access memory
digital video disc-read only memory
digital video disc-recordable
digital video disc-rewritable
digital visual interface
error correction code
extended capabilities port
electrically erasable programmable read-only memory
encrypting file system
enhanced integrated drive electronics
extended industry standard architecture
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EMI
EMP
EPROM
EPP
ERD
ESD
ESDI
EVGA
EVDO
FAT
FAT12
FAT16
FAT32
FDD
FERPA
Fn
FPM
FRU
FT
FQDN
GB
GDI
GHz
GUI
GPRS
GSM
HAL
HCL
HDD
HDMi
HPFS
HTML
HTTP
HTTPS
I/O
ICMP
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electromagnetic interference
electromagnetic pulse
erasable programmable read-only memory
enhanced parallel port
emergency repair disk
electrostatic discharge
enhanced small device interface
extended video graphics adapter/array
evolution data optimized or evolution data only
file allocation table
12-bit file allocation table
16-bit file allocation table
32-bit file allocation table
floppy disk drive
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Function (referring to the function key on a laptop)
fast page-mode
field replaceable unit
P file transfer protocol
fully qualified domain name
gigabyte
graphics device interface
gigahertz
graphical user interface
general packet radio system
global system for mobile communications
hardware abstraction layer
hardware compatibility list
hard disk drive
high definition media interface
high performance file system
hypertext markup language
hypertext transfer protocol
hypertext transfer protocol over secure sockets layer
input/output
internet control message protocol
internet connection sharing
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ICR
IDE
IEEE
IIS
IMAP
IP
IPCONFIG
IPP
IPSEC
IPX
IPX/SPX
IR
IrDA
IRQ
ISA
ISDN
ISO
ISP
KB
LAN
LBA
LC
LCD
LDAP
LED
LIP
Li-on
LPD/LPR
LPT
LPT1
LPX
LVD
MAC
MAN
MAPI
Mb
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intelligent character recognition
integrated drive electronics
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Internet Information Services
internet mail access protocol
internet protocol
internet protocol configuration
internet printing protocol
internet protocol security
internetwork packet exchange
internetwork packet exchange/sequenced packet exchange
infrared
Infrared Data Association
interrupt request
industry standard architecture
integrated services digital network
Industry Standards Organization
internet service provider
kilobyte
local area network
logical block addressing
Lucent connector
liquid crystal display
lightweight directory access protocol
light emitting diode
or LiPoly lithium-ion polymer
lithium-ion
line printer daemon / line printer remote
line printer terminal
line printer terminal 1
low profile extended
low voltage differential
media access control
metropolitan area network
messaging application programming interface
megabit
megabyte
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MBR
MBSA
MCR
MFD
MFP
MHz
MicroDIMM
MIDI
MIME
MLI
MMC
MMX
MP3
MPEG
MSCONFIG
MSDS
MUI
NAS
NAT
NetBIOS
NetBEUI
NFS
NIC
NiCd
NiMH
NLI
NLX
NNTP
NTFS
NTLDR
NWLINK
OCR
OEM
OMR
OS
OSR
PAN
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master boot record
Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
multivariant curve resolution
multi-function device
multi-function product
megahertz
micro dual inline memory module
musical instrument digital interface
multipurpose internet mail extension
multiple link interface
Microsoft management console
multimedia extensions
Moving Picture Experts Group Layer 3 Audio
Moving Picture Experts Group
Microsoft configuration
material safety data sheet
multilingual user interface
network-attached storage
network address translation
networked basic input/output system
networked basic input/output system extended user interface
network file system
network interface card
nickel cadmium
nickel metal hydride
not logged in or natural language interface
new low-profile extended
network news transfer protocol
new technology file system
new technology loader
Netware Link
optical character recognition
original equipment manufacturer
optical mark recognition
operating system
original equipment manufacturer service release
personal area network
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PATA
PC
PCI
PCIe
PCIX
PCL
PCMCIA
PDA
PGA
PGA2
PIN
PKI
PnP
POP
POP3
POST
POTS
PPP
PPTP
PRI
PROM
PS/2
PSTN
PVC
PXE
QoS
RAID
RAM
RAS
RBAC
RDRAM
RF
RFI
RGB
RIMM
RIP
RIS
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parallel advanced technology attachment
personal computer
peripheral component interconnect
peripheral component interconnect express
peripheral component interconnect extended
printer control language
Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
personal digital assistant
pin grid array
pin grid array 2
personal identification number
public key infrastructure
plug and play
post office protocol
post office protocol 3
power-on self test
plain old telephone service
point-to-point protocol
point-to-point tunneling protocol
primary rate interface
programmable read-only memory
Personal System/2 connector
public switched telephone network
permanent virtual circuit
preboot execution environment
quality of service
redundant array of independent (or inexpensive) discs
random access memory
remote access service
role-based access control or rule-based access control
RAMBUS dynamic random access memory
radio frequency
radio frequency interference
red green blue
RAMBUS inline memory module
routing information protocol
remote installation service
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RISC
RJ
RJ-11
RJ-45
RMA
ROM
RS-232 or RS-232C
RTC
SAN
SATA
SC
SCSI
SCSI ID
SD
SDRAM
SEC
SFC
SGRAM
SIMM
SLI
SMB
SMTP
SNMP
SoDIMM
SOHO
SP
SP1
SP2
SPDIF
SPGA
SPX
SRAM
SSH
SSID
SSL
ST
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reduced instruction set computer
registered jack
registered jack function 11
registered jack function 45
returned materials authorization
read only memory
recommended standard 232
real-time clock
storage area network
serial advanced technology attachment
subscription channel
small computer system interface
small computer system interface identifier
card secure digital card
synchronous dynamic random access memory
single edge connector
system file checker
synchronous graphics random access memory
single inline memory module
scalable link interface or system level integration or scanline
interleave mode
server message block or small to midsize business
simple mail transport protocol
simple network management protocol
small outline dual inline memory module
small office/home office
service pack
service pack 1
service pack 2
Sony-Philips digital interface format
staggered pin grid array
sequenced package exchange
static random access memory
secure shell
service set identifier
secure sockets layer
straight tip
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STP
SVGA
SXGA
TB
TCP
TCP/IP
TDR
TFTP
UART
UDF
UDMA
UDP
UL
UNC
UPS
URL
USB
USMT
UTP
UXGA
VESA
VFAT
VGA
VoIP
VPN
VRAM
WAN
WAP
WEP
WIFI
WINS
WLAN
WPA
WUXGA
XGA
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shielded twisted pair
super video graphics array
super extended graphics array
terabyte
transmission control protocol
transmission control protocol/internet protocol
time domain reflectometer
trivial file transfer protocol
universal asynchronous receiver transmitter
user defined functions or universal disk format or universal data
format
ultra direct memory access
user datagram protocol
Underwriter’s Laboratory
universal naming convention
uninterruptible power supply
uniform resource locator
universal serial bus
user state migration tool
unshielded twisted pair
ultra extended graphics array
Video Electronics Standards Association
virtual file allocation table
video graphics array
voice over internet protocol
virtual private network
video random access memory
wide area network
wireless application protocol
wired equivalent privacy
wireless fidelity
windows internet name service
wireless local area network
wireless protected access
wide ultra-extended graphics array
extended graphics array
zero-insertion-force
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