Updated: 08/16/2021 by Computer Hope

WOW may refer to any of the following:

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1. Short for World Of WarCraft, WOW is an MMORPG developed by Blizzard Entertainment that was first released on November 23, 2004.

2. Short for Windows on Windows, WOW is a method used with Microsoft Windows to keep track of each 16-bit, 32-bit, or 64-bit DLL loaded by 16-bit applications. If those applications happen to crash, WOW determines if the associated DLL files should be unloaded.

3. When describing a computer, the WOW! Computer is a specialized computer from firstSTREET designed for seniors. The computer uses Tiny Core Linux on a touch screen monitor with custom software to perform tasks like e-mail, gaming, watching videos, and chatting easily.

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