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Glossary of Computer and Internet Terms
A glossary of computer and Internet terms with definitions that are easy to understand.
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An Installer is used whenever you want to put new software onto your computer. It works by putting the compressed the data contained in the software and writing it to your computers hard drive. Compression is used as it cuts down on the space taken up on the hard drive. Installers are also used to update existing software and they are used by double clicking on the correct icon. As soon as the installer is finished the new software is ready to run.