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install(ed) user base

business jargon The number units of a particular product or service that are currently in use, especially software or an Internet or computing platform. (Also referred to as "install(ed) base" or "user base.") There have been fears that the computer giant's existing installed user base may decline after their newest operating system is implemented.
See also: base, user

user base

business jargon The number units of a particular product or service that are currently in use, especially software or an Internet or computing platform. (Also referred to as "install(ed) user base" or simply "install(ed) base.") There have been fears that the computer giant's existing user base may decline after their newest operating system is implemented. The video game developer's insistence on backwards compatibility in their newest console shows an earnest effort to keep their user base happy.
See also: base, user

user friendly

Fig. easy to use. (Hyphenated before nominals.) The set-up instructions for the printer were very user friendly. I have a user-friendly computer that listens to my voice and does what I tell it.
See also: friendly, user

user

n. a drug user; a drug addict. (Drugs.) I want to stop being a user, but I can’t do it by myself.
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After choosing a bucket, the user must choose a function within the bucket user thus makes two "clicks" to describe a user profile in the ERMS: the first click is a bucket; the second click is a function within that bucket.
If software is not an option, a common strategy is to issue individual "network share drives" to laptop users so that they can drag and drop copies of their files to a network drive.
Or would you like a team of users to be able to work on a spreadsheet report simultaneously, sharing information and coordinating the results?
The research that explores such issues as the organization of the Web or Web searching trends is becoming more important for users and Web search engines alike.
Unless Mike refuses to answer any more questions (as he did in the beginning scenario), users decide when to end the interview.
CONTACT: Jayme Curtis of Apple Computer, 408-974-6296; or Andrea Sutera of User Group Connection, 408-461-5729/
In addition, users still do not examine applications closely enough before a purchase to discern the nuances in terms of both the product and the service.
With the addition of the proven Citrix EdgeSight and Access Gateway technologies, as well as enhanced graphics support and automated server recovery, it truly supports high application availability for our 'always-on' user environment in a single solution.
A staged approach like this can deliver immediate business benefits to users, encouraging adoption while positioning the organization to succeed with broad-based ERM implementations in the future.
When a second NAS box is added, the administrator must once again set up network shares and inform users of its existence so that they can mount/map to it.
Remote access seems to be expanding the potential user population for specific resources that perhaps were previously considered local resources.
In addition to sponsoring discussions, bulletin boards often maintain files for users to download, and the availability of these files is one of the biggest attractions of some systems.
Imaging and mirroring force the user out of Windows and into more complex operating systems.