Model. A 32-bit driver model based on the Windows NT driver model
that is designed to provide a common architecture of I/O services
for both Windows NT and Windows operating systems for specific
classes of drivers.
WDM Streaming (streaming)
of the Microsoft DirectShow application programming interface
(API) based on the Windows Driver Model (WDM). WDM streaming
provides the kernel connection and streaming services used by
the WDM streaming class driver and by components of the next
major versions of Microsoft Windows NT and Microsoft Windows
98. In these operating systems, WDM streaming provides low-level
services in Ring 0 for the lowest latency streaming. DirectShow
provides higher-level features and control.
delivery of personalized and up-to-date information via the
Internet or a corporate intranet.
Win32 Driver Model
Windows Internet Name
A name resolution
service that resolves Windows networking computer names to IP
addresses in a routed environment. A WINS server, which is a
Windows NT Server computer, handles name registrations, queries,
and secure, 32-bit, preemptive-multitasking member of the Microsoft
Windows operating system family. Windows NT Server provides
centralized management and security, advanced fault tolerance,
and additional connectivity.
Windows NT file system
The file system
designed for use specifically with the Windows NT operating system.
NTFS supports file system recovery and extremely large storage
media, in addition to other advantages. It also supports object-oriented
applications by treating all files as objects with user-defined
and system-defined attributes.
Help utility within an application that guides the user through
each step of a particular task.
A method of implementing
browsing for large NetWare networks that include computers running
Windows 98 or Windows 95.
World Wide Web (WWW)
Also called the
Web. The graphical Internet hypertext service that uses the
HTTP protocol to retrieve Web pages and other resources from
Web servers. Pages on the Web usually contain hyperlinks to
other pages, documents, and files.
data in memory before it is written on disk for permanent storage.