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Computer/IT General Banking

Computer Related Full Forms

AAC Advanced Audio Coding
ABI Application Binary Interface
AHA Accelerated Hub Architecture
ALGOL Algorithmic Language
AJAX Asynchronous JavaScript and XML
ABR Available Bit Rate
AD Active Directory
ADC Analog to Digital Converter
ALU Arithmetic Logical Unit
AMD Advanced Micro Devices
AMR Audio Modern Riser
APCI Application-Layer Protocol Control Information
ASP Application Service Provider / Active Server Pages
AST Abstract Syntax Tree
ATA Advanced Technology Attachment
API Application Programming Interface
AVC Advanced Video Coding
AVI Audio Video Interleaved
AWT Abstract Window Toolkit
APRANET Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
BAL Basic Assembly Language
BER Bit Error Rate
BFD Binary File Descriptor
BGP Border Gateway Protocol
BiDi Bi - Directional
BIN Binary
BIN Beginner All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
BCD Binary Coded Decimal
BINAC Binary Automatic Computer
BIOS Basic Input Output System
BPS Bits Per Second
BMP Basic Multilingual Plane
BT Bluetooth / BitTorrent
BW Bandwidth
BIT A Binary Digit
BLOB Binary Large Object
BLOG Web Log
CAI Computer - Aided Instruction
CAQA Computer - Aided Quality Assurance
CC C Compiler / Carbon Copy
CAD Computer - Aided Design
CAE Computer - Aided Engineering
CD Compact Disk / Change Directory
CDMA Code Division Multiple Access
CD - RW Compact Disk - Rewritable
CG Computer Graphics
CGA Color Graphics Array
CD - R Compact Disk - Recordable
CD - ROM Compact Disk - Read Only Memory
CGI Common Gateway Interface / Computer - Generated Imaginary
CMOS Complementary Metal - Oxide Semiconductor
CLI Command Line Interface
CNC Computer Numerical Control
COBOL Common Business - Oriented Language
CIFS Common Internet File System
CIM Common Information Model
CPU Central Processing Unit
CRS Computer Reservation System
CRT Cathode Ray Tube
CTL Computation Tree Logic
CTS Clear to Send
CUA Common User Access
CSI Common System Interface
CSV Comma - Separated Values
CTCP Client - to - Client Protocol
DAT Digital Audio Tape
DB DataBase
DCC Direct Client - to - Client
DDR Double Data Rate
DES Data Encryption Standard
DFD Data Flow Diagram
DAO Data Access Objects
DAP Direct Access Protocol
DFS Distributed File System
DBA Database Administrator
DBMS Database Management System
DHTML Dynamic Hyper Text Markup Language
DIVX Digital Video Express
DVE Digital Video Effects
DNS Domain Name System
DOS Disk Operating System
DPI Dots per INCH
DOS-PMI Disk Operating System - Protected Mode Interface
DLL Dynamic Link Library
DLP Digital Light Processing
DMA Direct Memory Access
DSL Digital Subscriber Line / Domain - Specific Language
DVD-RW Digital Versatile Disk - Rewritable
DVI Digital Visual Interface
DVR Digital Video Recorder
DVD-R Digital Versatile Disk - Recordable
DBSN Database Source Name (ODBC)
DTE Data Terminal Equipment
DTR Data Terminal Ready
DVD Digital Versatile Disk / Digital Video Disk
DVD-ROM Digital Versatile Disk - Read Only Memory
ECU Extended Unix Code
EST Electrostatic Discharge
EXE Executable
EBCDIC Extended Binary Coded Decimal Intercharge Code
EEPROM Electronically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
ENIAC Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer
EOF End of File
EOL End of Line
EOM End of Message
EPROM Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EID Electronic ID Card
EIGRP Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
ELF Executable and Linkable Format
ELM Electronic Mail
FS File System
FSB Front Side Bus
FTP File Transfer Protocol
FXP File Exchange Protocol
FAT File Allocation Table
FAQ Frequently Asked Question
FDC Floppy Disk Controller
FHS Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
FCS Frame Check Sequence
FPU Floating Point Unit
FDD Floppy Disk Drive
FDMA Frequently-Division Multiple Access
FIFO First In First Out
Gb Gigabit
GPRS General Packet Radio Service
GPU Graphics Processing Unit
GUI Graphical User Interface
GB Gigabyte
GIGO Garbage In Garbage Out
GPL General Public License
GCR Group Code Recording
GDI Graphics Device Interface
GIF Graphics Interchange Format
GIF Graphics Interchange Format
HTM Hierarchical Temporal Memory
HTML Hyper Text Markup Language
HTTP Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
HTTPD Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Daemon
HAL Hardware Abstraction Layer
HCI Human Computer Interaction
HID Human Interface Device
HIG Human Interface Guidelines
HP Hewlett-Packard
HPFS High Performance File System
HT Hyper Threading
HD High Density
HDD Hard Disk Drive
HD DVD High Definition DVD
HDL Hardware Description Language
HHD Hybrid Hard Drive
HTX Hyper Transport Expansion
HURD Hird of Unix-Replacing Daemons
HVD Holographic Versatile Disk
HZ Hertz
ICP Internet Cache Protocol
ICT Information and Communication Technology
IDL Interface Definition Language
IDE Integrated Develop Environment / Integereted Drive Electronics
IE Internet Explorer
IGMP Internet Group Management Protocol
IMAP Internet Message Access Protocol
I/O Input / Output
IP Internet Protocol
IGRP Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
IBM International Business Machine
IC Integrated Circuit
ICMP Internet Control Message Protocol
IHV Independent Hardware Vendor
IIOP Internet Iner-Orb-Protocol
IIS Internet Information Server
IM Instant Messaging
IPC Inter-Process Communication
IPP Internet Printing Protocol
IPsec Internet Protocol Security
IPTV Internet Protocol Television
IPX Internetwork Packet Exchange
IRC Internet Relay Chat
IrDA Infrared Data Association
IRP I/O Request Packet
IRQ Interrupt Request
ISC Internet Storm Center
ISO International Organisation for Standardization
IT Information Technology
ITU International Telecommunication Union
ISOC Internet Society
ISP Internet Service Provider
ISR Interrupt Service Routine
ISV Independent Software Vendor
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group
JRE Java Runtime Environment
JS Java Script
JSON Java Script Object Notation
JSP Java Server Pages
J2EE Java 2 Enterprise Edition
J2ME Java 2 Micro Edition
J2SE Java 2 Standard Edition
JDK Java Development Kit
JUG Java User Group
KHz Kilohertz
KB Kilobyte
Kb Kilobit
KBPS Kilobit per second
KVM Keyboard, Video, Mouse
LSB Least Significant Bit
LAN Local Area Network
LED Light-Emitting Diode
LIFO Last In First Out
MAN Metropolitan Area Network
MANET Mobile Ad-Hoc Network
Mb Megabit
MB Megabyte
MBCS Multi Byte Character Set
MBR Master Boot Record
MDI Multiple Document Interface
MICR Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
MIDI Musical Instrument Digital Interface
MMU Memory Management Unit
MMX Multi-Media Extensions
MNG Multiple-image Network Graphics
MOSFET Metal-Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor
MIMO Multiple-Input Multiple Output
MIPS Million Instructions Per Second
MIME Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
MHz Megahertz
MPEG Motion Pictures (Coding) Experts Group
MVS Multiple Vendor System
MPL Mozilla Public License
MSB Most Significant Bit
MS-DOS Microsoft Disk Operating System
  • NFS
  • Network File System
  • NIC
  • Network Interface Controller
  • NIO
  • New I/O
  • NMI
  • Non-Maskable Interrupt
  • NNTP
  • Network News Transfer Protocol
  • NOP
  • No Operation
  • NOS
  • Network Operating System
  • NT (Windows)
  • New Technology
  • NTP
  • Network Time Protocol
  • Non-Volatile Random Access Memory
  • O
  • OS
  • Operating System
  • OSS
  • Open-Source Software
  • OCR
  • Optical Character Reader
  • OOP
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • OPML
  • Outline Processor Markup Language
  • P
  • PATA
  • Parallel ATA
  • PC
  • Personal Computer
  • PCB
  • Printed Circuit Board
  • PC DOS
  • Personal Computer Disk Operating System
  • P2P
  • Peer-To-Peer
  • PAN
  • Personal Area Network
  • PAP
  • Password Authentication Protocol
  • PCI
  • Peripheral Component Interconnect
  • PCIe
  • PCI Express
  • PCL
  • Printer Command Language
  • PERL
  • Practical Extraction and Reporting Language
  • PIO
  • Programmed Input/Output
  • PLC
  • Programmable Logic Controller / Power Line Communication
  • Pnp
  • Plug-and-Play
  • PGA
  • Pin Grid Array
  • PHP
  • PHP Hypertext Preprocessor
  • PIC
  • Peripheral Interface Controller / Programmable Interrupt Controller
  • PINE
  • Program Internet News & Email
  • PoE
  • Power Over Ethernet
  • POST
  • Power-On Self Test
  • PPC
  • Power PC
  • PPI
  • Pixel Per Inch
  • PPP
  • Point-to-Point Prototcol
  • PPPoA
  • PPP over ATM
  • PPPoE
  • PPP Over Ethernet
  • PPTP
  • Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
  • PSU
  • Power Supply Unit
  • Q
  • QFA
  • Quick File Access
  • QFP
  • Quad Flat Package
  • QDR
  • Quad Data Rate
  • QoS
  • Quality of Service
  • QR Code
  • Quick Response Code
  • R
  • RAIT
  • Redundant Array of Inexpensive Tapes
  • RAM
  • Random Access Memory
  • RARP
  • Reverse Address Resulution Protocol
  • RAD
  • Rapid Application Development
  • Remote Authentication Dial In User Service
  • RAID
  • Redundant Array of Independent Disks
  • Relation Database Management System
  • RDF
  • Resource Description Framework
  • Recursive Functions Algorithmic Language
  • RF
  • Radio Frequency
  • RGB
  • Red, Green, Blue
  • RGBA
  • Red, Green, Blue, Alpha
  • RTOS
  • Real Time Operating System
  • RIP
  • Routing Information Protocol
  • ROM
  • Read Only Memory
  • ROMB
  • Read-Out Motherboard
  • Read Only Memory- Disk Operating System
  • S
  • SDL
  • Simple Direct Media Layer
  • SDN
  • Service Delivery Network
  • SDR
  • Software-Defined Radio
  • SAN
  • Storage Area Network
  • SATA
  • Serial ATA
  • SAX
  • Simple API of XML
  • SBP-2
  • Serial Bus Protocol 2
  • SBU
  • Standard Build Unit
  • SCSI
  • Small Computer System Interface
  • Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
  • SFTP
  • Secure FTP / Simple File Transfer Protocol
  • Single-pair High-speed Digital Subscriber Line
  • SPI
  • Serial Peripheral Interface
  • SQL
  • Structured Query Language
  • SUS
  • Single UNIX Specification
  • SVD
  • Structured VLSI Design
  • SVG
  • Scalable Vector Graphics
  • SIMD
  • Single Instruction, Multiple Data
  • SIMM
  • Single InLine Memory Module
  • System Management BIOS
  • SMTP
  • Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
  • SP
  • Service Pack
  • SVGA
  • Super Video Graphics Array
  • T
  • TDMA
  • Time Division Multiple Access
  • tmp
  • Temporary
  • TTA
  • True Tap Audio
  • TTF
  • True Type Font
  • TB
  • TeraByte
  • TCP
  • Transmission Control Protocol
  • TTL
  • Transistor-Transistor-Logic
  • TTS
  • Text-to-Speech
  • TTY
  • Teletype
  • U
  • UEFI
  • Unified Extensible Firmware Interface
  • UI
  • User Interface
  • UL
  • Upload
  • UAC
  • User Account Control
  • UART
  • Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter
  • UPS
  • Uninterruptible Power Supply
  • URI
  • Uniform Resource Identifier
  • URL
  • Uniform Resource Locator
  • URN
  • Uniform Resource Name
  • USB
  • Universal Serial Bus
  • UTF
  • Unicode Transformation Format
  • UTP
  • Unshielded Twisted Pair
  • V
  • VAR
  • Variable
  • VB
  • Visual Basic
  • VBA
  • Visual Basic for Applications
  • VBS
  • Visual Basic Script
  • VFAT
  • Virtual FAT
  • VFS
  • Virtual File System
  • VGA
  • Video Graphics Array
  • VT
  • Video Terminal
  • VGCT
  • Video Graphics Character Table
  • VLAN
  • Virtual Local Area Network
  • VM
  • Virtual Memory
  • VOD
  • Video On Demand
  • VoIP
  • Voice over IP
  • VPN
  • Virtual Private Network
  • VPU
  • Visual Processing Unit
  • W
  • WAN
  • Wide Area Network
  • WAP
  • Wireless Access Protocol
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wireless Fidelity
  • WinFS
  • Windows Future Storage
  • WSDL
  • Web Services Description Language
  • WUSB
  • Wireless Universal Serial Bus
  • WWAN
  • Wireless Wide Area Network
  • WWID
  • World Wide Identifier
  • WWW
  • World Wide Web
  • WINS
  • Windows Internet Naming Service
  • WLAN
  • Wireless Local Area Network
  • WMA
  • Windows Media Audio
  • WMV
  • Windows Media Video
  • WOL
  • Wake-on-Lan
  • WOM
  • Wake-on-Modem
  • WPA
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access
  • X
  • XAML
  • Extensible Application Markup Language
  • Extensible Hypertext Markup Language
  • XSL
  • Extensible StyleSheet Language
  • XSL-FO
  • Extensible StyleSheet Language Formatting Objects
  • Extensible StyleSheet Language Transformations
  • XUL
  • XML User Interface Language
  • XML
  • Extensible Markup Language
  • XNS
  • Xerox Network Services
  • XMMS
  • X MultiMedia System
  • Y
  • Yet Another Hierarchy of Officious Oracle / Yet Another Hierarchically Organized Oracle
  • Z
  • ZIFS
  • Zero Insertion Force Socket
  • ZISC
  • Zero Instruction Set Computer
  • ZMA
  • Zone Multicast Address

  • General Full Forms

  • APJ Abdul Kalam
  • Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam

  • Banking Full Forms

  • ADB
  • Asian Development Bank

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