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What does HEX stand for?

HEX stands for Hexadecimal

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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New to the 6th edition is the expansion of examples available on the companion website, new sections on the handling of integrated circuits, octal numbers and hexadecimal numbers, and added chapter and self-test questions.
LAS VEGAS, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When a program code used by Microsoft in one of its programs was recently found to contain a hexadecimal string (0xB16B00B5) too close to the phrase "big boobs" to be coincidence, public complaints by users who detected the combination prompted an apology by Microsoft.
RFID projects that do not require the EPC code can use the system to directly program HF (High Frequency) or UHF (Ultra High Frequency) smart labels in a hexadecimal or ASCII format.
Key features of the server product include: -- Command-line interface -- create scripts for application tasks -- Partition management -- split, merge, resize, copy, move and delete partitions within Windows -- Data destruction -- wipe out all data from a deleted partition and from unallocated space -- Hard disk editor -- perform advanced editing, such as restoring boot records and hexadecimal editing -- Application log -- view all actions performed using the application -- Data recovery -- restore damaged partitions The consumer product adds a multiboot manager, Acronis OS Selector, and works on desktop operating systems; the server version works with desktop and server operating systems.