Random Access Memory. A type of computer memory where any part of it can be accessed randomly. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computers and other devices, such as printers, smartphones and tablets. Measured in kilobytes, megabytes, gigabytes and terabytes.
The term used for a virus which encrypts a an infected PC's files and demands cash for the unlock code. Failure to comply within a given time period results in the files automatically being deleted.
A type of network connector.
Serial interface, now replaced by USB.
Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month.
Due to COVID-19 meetings are online and are currently free. Price for physical meetings (when they return) is £3 for first attendance and £5 thereafter, with no commitment required.
Location: First floor, in the bar area.
Accessibility: There are lift facilities and toilets on the same floor.
Parking: There is ample parking outside the centre, which is free after 6.30pm
Cheshunt Computer Club
Laura Trott Leisure Centre
Windmill Lane, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire EN8 9AJ