helper application


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helper application

An application that adds additional capabilities when necessary. For example, a helper application for a Web browser is a stand-alone program that is launched when the browser determines its functions are required. Helper applications can run by themselves, whereas browser plug-ins cannot. See browser plug-in.
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An ExcelRT file can also communicate data to and from a helper application written in any programming language or environment.
The helper application will be installed as an extension to Google Chrome or the 'Chrome OS' that powers Chromebooks.
To use the application, users have to install a helper application on your desktop or laptop computer.
According to TechCrunch, to use the android application a user has to first install a helper application, which is available on the Chrome Web store and works on Windows XP and above, Mac and Linux computers, on their desktop or laptop computer.
The user needs to download the free Switch Helper Application to his or her computer to configure the interface.
The work contains numerous screen shots and code examples throughout and online access to spreadsheet files as well as the new helper application is provided.
Fortunately, Apple's Ad Hoc Helper application, which automatically sends the phone's UDID to any application that needs it, made this process easy.
a trojan that loads another piece of malware by pretending to be a helper application that downloads a "codec" playing a "special type" of WMA file, came in second place, BitDefender said.
If you hold down Command + Option while clicking on a link, Netscape sends theURL to the appropriate helper application specified in Internet Config (or the Mac OS 8.
0 of Powerize, a freely downloadable software helper application for the Internet's major search portals.
Features include voice mail, call blocking, speed dial, call holding/muting, conversation encryption and a helper application which launches WebPhone and dials an individual from any home page automatically.
A first for dialysis providers, the enhanced patient website offers a kidney disease social networking experience paired with a patient health portal and kidney diet helper application.