Hi - I am setting my mother up on here because she otherwise wouldnt know what a forum is. she is taking a class and needs help with some exam questions. If ya'll could help it would be greatly appreciated. mods - if you could not move the thread that would be great because if I am not here, she will never find it. here are her questions (thanks fo all help) 1. Can someone explain the significance of wild characters in searching for files and folders. 2. What is a web based application? Would Mapquest, Travelodge and Turbo tax be examples? 3. Explain the parts of a URL. I have to include an example that has subfolders and file). THANKS!!!