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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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Any program that runs on a computer is a process. These processes can be anything from the most simple spell-checker to a huge application and they are all made up of threads. As computers perform many backgrounds tasks your computer has more processes than programs running. In order to see all the processes that are running you can access the task manager by pressing ctl-alt-delete.