Updated: 05/16/2020 by Computer Hope

Fix may refer to any of the following:

1. As a noun, fix describes a resolution to an issue dealing with the computer or computer hardware that permanently resolves the issue. For example, following several steps may fix a computer problem. As a verb, fix, fixed, or fixing is the correcting of a mistake or problem. For example, anyone following the steps found on a web page to correct a computer problem is fixing their computer.

2. Fixed refers to anything that is stationary and does not move or change. For example, with computer software, a fixed toolbar is a toolbar that stays in the same place, unlike a floating toolbar that moves around.

3. With numbers, fixed or fixed-point is a numeric value with a whole number and fractional component, similar to a floating-point number, but with a preset level of precision. See our data structure page for further information, examples, and related information.

Computer abbreviations, Fixed disk, Fixed-frequency monitor, Fixed space, Patch, Resolution, Software terms, Static, Troubleshoot, Update, Workaround