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Installing a peripheral in a computer or connecting a computer or device to a network without requiring any technical configuration by the user. Plug and Play is a peripheral example, and Universal Plug And Play (UPnP), Zeroconf and Jini are network examples. See Zeroconf, UPnP, Jini and Plug and Play.

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