Use Tab to Autocomplete Commands in the Command Line

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When at the MS-DOS, Windows command line or a Linux or Unix shell, typing in long file names or directories can become a burden. Use Tab to autocomplete the names of dir... Continue reading

Today's Computer Word: An Internal Command

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An internal command is an MS-DOS command that is stored in the system memory and loaded from the command.com or cmd.exe. The illustration shows how commands contained wi... Continue reading

What is ESD (Electrostatic Discharge)?

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Short for electrostatic discharge, ESD is one of the few things you can do to damage or destroy your computer or parts in your computer. Like the shock you receive when ... Continue reading

Today in Computer History

1921 - Lotfali Zadeh was born.
1971 - Becky Worley was born.
1998 - Bill Gates gets creamed by a pie by Noël Godin while entering the European Union.
2000 - EA releases The Sims, the best-selling PC game in history.
2004 - Mark Zuckerberg launches Thefacebook, which later becomes Facebook.
2014 - Satya Nadella takes over as Microsoft CEO.
2015 - Ross Ulbricht, the man behind the website Silk Road, was convicted.
2019 - Respawn Entertainment released the game Apex Legends.

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