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disk image

A file that contains a copy of a hard disk or optical disk, copied bit for bit from the original. The image is used to replicate its entire contents to another disk, and the destination disk is an exact duplicate of the original, including all data, free space and slack space. See ISO image, free space, slack space and cloning software.
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The first is to boot a blank VPS off a Windows CD image that the user can choose.
CD cataloguer is based on creating and using CD image - a file containing all disc storage structure.
The man's description and CD image was circulated to police in the Ards area.
The unit's powerful CD image creation software gives users the ability to cache CD-and DVD-ROMs to a hard drive for increased application speed and performance.
said it will offer royalty-free licensing to any software or platform developer for encoding and decoding images in Photo CD Image Pac format.
Detailed instructions are provided to users detailing how to install a Windows VPS, with the the initial VPS state involving booting from a Windows Server 2008 setup CD image.
The DataFORCE 800R enables CD recording over the network, creation on the hard drive of a virtual copy of the CD image for enhanced data protection, CD and DVD caching from any workstation on the network, and writable partitions for individual users' data.
with the limitation that each CD image can be accessed by one user only.
Features include CD image cache capacity equivalent to 27 to 140 CDs (DVDs can also be cached); eight to 24 CD or DVD read mechanisms; dramatically increased access speeds compared to traditional CD-ROM servers; access to both PC and Mac format CDs; hot swappable drives; and backplane-based architecture.
After comparing the cost of scanning and placement of a Photo CD image to the cost of traditional scanning and stripping, Gray Printing found that most clients saved nearly 50 percent.
The TenXpert with features like Multiple CD-ROM Duplication Capability, User License Metering, a new Whole CD Image Caching feature, and cache disks up to 36 GB, and the id100 with up to four CD-ROM/R drives and user accessible CD magazines, make a powerful, flexible, enterprise network storage facility," said Richard Jennings, TenXpert vice-president.
The development toolkit permits programmers to transfer a sample Photo CD image from a CD-ROM-Xa drive to a host computer and choose by index number whichy of four resolution levels they want.