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L The computer can enter a stand-by mode when no one is using it, but with modem power left on to receive incoming faxes. L Devices can be plug and play. As soon as plugged in, they can be controlled by ACPI. O P Q R S T U V,W X,Y,Z ACPI must be supported by the computer motherboard, basic input/output system (BIOS), and the operating system. One of several power schemes can be chosen. Within a power scheme, the user can control the power to individual devices. In order for ACPI to work on your computer, your BIOS must include the ACPI software and the operating system must be ACPI-compatible.

That is: 13 # A B C D E F G H I J K L E = IR where E is the EMF in abvolts, I is the current in abamperes, and R is the resistance in abohms. M The abvolt is a tiny unit of EMF, equal to 10-8 volts (V). In most practical applications, the volt, which is the unit of potential difference in SI, is preferred. N Also see voltage, cgs or small-unit metric system, and International Systems of Units (SI). O P abwatt The abwatt (symbolized abW) is the unit of power in the cgs (centimeter/gram/second) electromagnetic system of units.

Acronyms used in online chatting See ‘‘chat abbreviations’’ ACTA ACTA (America’s Carriers Telecommunications Association) is a lobbying organization for over 165 small longdistance telephone carrier companies. It was organized in 1985 to represent the interests of the group before legislative and regulatory bodies. The organization is based in Casselberry, Florida. Active Directory Active Directory is Microsoft’s trademarked directory service, an integral part of the Windows 2000 architecture. Like other directory services, such as Novell Directory Services (NDS), Active Directory is a centralized and standardized system that automates network management ActiveX of user data, security, and distributed resources, and enables interoperation with other directories.

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