Computer Full Form

Computer derived from the words “compute”, that means calculator. A computer is a word, not an acronym.  We can say, a computer is a machine that is used for fast calculation.


“A computer is an electronic device that can store, retrieve, and process data based on instructions.”

What is the Full Form of “Computer”?

Full Form of Computer 

COMPUTER:- Common Operating Machine Purposely Used for Technological and Educational Research.

C- Common 

O- Operating

M- Machine

P- Purposely

U- Used for

T- Technological

E- Educational

R- Research

Computer Full Form in  Hindi

C-O-M-P-U-T-E-R – कॉमनली ऑपरेटेड मशीन पार्टिकुलरली यूज़ड इन टेक्निकल एंड एजुकेशनल रिसर्च. 


COMPUTER = Arithmetical Logical Unit  +  Control Unit 

ALU = Arithmetical Logical Unit

CU= Control Unit

Generations of Computers

Generally, the Generations of computers are defined their technological changes:-

  • 1st  generation computers (1940-1956): Uses Vacuum tubes,  ENIAC was the first computer.
  • 2nd  generation computers (1956-1963): Uses Transistors
  • 3rd  generation computers (1964-1971): Uses Integrated Circuits (Ics), reduced the size of computers
  • 4th  generation computers (1972- 2010): Uses Microprocessors & ICs
  • 5th  generation computers (2010-Present): Based on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Example: iPhone, Cortana on Windows 8, and 10.

Different Type of Computer:

  • Desktops
  • Laptops
  • Notebook
  • Hybrid
  • Tablets
  • Smartphone

There are many types of computers that are available like, Supercomputer, work frames etc,  and they used according to their working area.

Full form of DESKTOP & LAPTOP

Desktop Full Form

DESKTOP: Distributed Enterprise support kit total optimised power

Laptop Full Form

LAPTOP : Light weight  Analytical Platform with Total Optimized Power

Hardware of Computer

Hardware of Computer

  • Desktop
  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
  • Printer
  • Projector
  • Scanner
  • Speaker

Computer Related Full Forms

Short NameFull Form
COMPUTERCommonly Operated Machine Particularly Used In Technical And Educational Research
AAC Advanced Audio Coding
ACPI Advanced Configuration And Power Interface
ALT Alternate
AM/FM Amplitude/ Frequency Modulation
AMR Adaptive Multi-Rate
AP Access Point
APM Advanced Power Management
ARPANET Advanced Research Project Agency Network
ASP Active Server Pages
AVI Audio Video Interleave
3G 3Rd Generation
3GP 3Rd Generation Project
3GPP 3Rd Generation Partnership Project
BAT Batch
BMP Bitmap
BRDBlu-Ray Disc
CD Compact Disk
CDMA Code Division Multiple Access
CEO Chief Executive Officer 
CMD Command
CMYK Cyan – Magenta – Yellow – Key
COM Component Object Model
CONFIG Configuration
CPU Central Processing Unit
CRT Cathode Ray Tube
CSS Cascading Style Sheets
CTRL Control
DAP Download Accelerator Plus
DAT Digital Audio Tape
DB Database
DEL Delete
DL Download
DMCA Digital Millennium Copyright  Act
DNS Domain Name System
DOC Document (Microsoft Corporation)
DOS Disk Operating System
DVD Digital Versatile Disc
DVX Divx Video
EB Exa Byte
EDGE Enhanced Data Rate For Gsm [Global System For Mobile Communication] Evolution
EiB Exbi Byte
E-MAIL Electronic Mail
ESC Escape
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
FAT File Allocation Table
FN Function
GB Giga Byte
GiB Gibi Byte
GIF Graphics Interchange Format
GPEDIT Group Policy Editor 
GPRS General Packet Radio Service
GSM Global System For Mobile Communication
GUI Graphical User Interface
HP Hewlett Packard
HSDPA High Speed Downlink Packet Access
HTML Hyper Text Markup Language
HTTP Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
HTTPS Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure
IBM International Business Machines
IC Integrated Circuit
IDM Internet Download Manager 
INFO Information
Ins Insert
INTEL Integrated Electronics
IP Internet Protocol
IPV5 Internet Protocol Version 5
IPV6 Internet Protocol Version 6
ISO International Organization For Standardization
ISP Internet Service Provider
IT Information Technology 
JAD Java Application Descriptor
JAR Java Archive
JPEG Joint Photographic Expert Group
JPG Joint Photographic Experts Group
KB Kilobyte
LAN Local Area Network 
LCD Liquid Crystal Display 
LED Light-Emitting Diode
LG Lucky Goldstar
LR Liberty Reserve
M3G Mobile 3D Graphics
MMC Multimedia Card
MMF Synthetic Music Mobile Application File
MMS Multimedia Messaging Service
MPEG Moving Picture Experts Group Phase
MS Microsoft
NAT Network Address Translation
NET Internet
NRT Nokia Ringtone
NTFS New Technology File System
NTH Nokia Theme (Series 40)
NUM LOCK Number Lock 
OS Operating System
OSK On-Screen Keyboard
PB Peta Byte
PC Personal Computer 
PDF Portable Document Format
PgDn Page Down
PgUP Page Up
PHP Hypertext Preprocessor 
PiB Pebi Byte
PNG Portable Network Graphics
PP Paypal
PR Page Rank 
PRO Professional
PrtScn Print Screen
PW /PASSPassword
RAM Random Access Memory 
REGEDIT Registry Editor 
RGB Red – Green – Blue
ROM Read Only Memory 
RSS Really Simple Syndication
RTS Real Time Streaming
ScrLkScroll Lock 
SD Secure Digital
SEO Search Engine Optimization
SIM Subscriber Identity Module
SIS Symbian Os Installer File
SMS Short Message Service
SP Service Pack 
SQL Structured Query Language
SWF Shock Wave Flash
SYS System
SysRq System Request
TB Tera Byte
TCP Transmission Control Protocol
TEMP Temporary 
TiB Tebi Byte
TLD Top-Level Domain
TXT Text
UHF Ultra High Frequency
UL Upload
UMTS Universal Mobile Telecommunication System
UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply 
URL Uniform Resource Locator
USB Universal Serial Bus
VHF Very High Frequency
VIRUS Vital Information Resource Under Seized
VOIP Voice Over Internet Protocol
WAP Wireless Application Protocol
WAV Waveform Audio
WBMP Wireless Bitmap Image
WI-FI Wireless Fidelity 
WIN Windows 
WINXP Windows Xp
WLAN Wireless Local Area Network 
WMA Windows Media Audio
WML Wireless Markup Language
WMP Windows Media Player 
WMV Windows Media Video
WWW World Wide Web
XMF Extensible Music File
XML Extensible Markup Language
YAHOO Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle
YB Yotta Byte
YiB Yobi Byte
ZB Zetta Byte
ZiB Zebi Byte
.BD Bangladesh
.BIZ Business
.COM Commercial
.EDU Educational
.GOV Govermental
.INFO Information
.NET Network 
.ORG Organization
.UK United Kingdom
.US United State

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