Windows 7 Glossary: N

Navigation Pane: A pane in Windows 7 that contains your most frequently used items. The top portion is Favorite Links; the bottom part is Folders.

netbook: An ultralight laptop built for on-the-road Internet access and word processing.

network: A group of two or more computer systems linked together. Components of a network include a networking adapter, cables, and a hub.

Network and Sharing Center window: The window from which you control most of your network settings.

notification area; system tray: On the Windows 7 desktop, the collection of icons down near the clock.

numeric keypad: The keypad that allows you to type numbers when the Num Lock key is on.

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