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What does Wintel mean in resumes and job description summaries?

When looking at some job postings for programming and Information Technology, I noticed many list or request "Wintel" experience. Why do they need a new word for this? Why not just "MS Windows" ...
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Is it true that 1 MB can mean either 1000000 bytes, 1024000 bytes, or 1048576 bytes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between a kibibyte, a kilobit, and a kilobyte? If 1 KB (kilobyte) can mean either 1000 bytes or 1024 bytes, And 1 MB (megabyte) can mean either ...
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How do I interpret the specification of memory (RAM)?

When looking at memory there are a few specifications that I don't understand and was hoping to have clarification on. What do these terms mean, and how do they affect the systems performance? Feel ...
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What does etc stand for/mean?

In most (all?) *nix systems there's a directory named /etc, what does etc stand for?
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What are SNMP indices?

I'm trying to find out what is meant by SNMP indices. I read the following statement on wiki: Index assignments for an SNMP device instance may change from poll to poll mostly as a result of ...
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What is “projector” in this context?

My Google-fu has turned out to be too low in this case, what is "projector" in the following context? It seems to be a particular kind of software or file judging from ...