Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

interprocess communicationShort for InterProcess Communication, IPC is the ability of applications to share information and handle many requests at one time. An example of IPC is dynamic data exchange (DDE) where information modified in one application is automatically updated in another.

Note: Microsoft Windows users may experience an issue relating to the IPC$ when attempting to connect to a Microsoft Windows NT and 2000 computer from a Windows 9x.

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