CDFS


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CDFS

(CD-ROM File System) The file system that handles CD-ROMs in 32-bit versions of Windows, starting with Windows 95. CDFS uses the Windows Vcache disk cache to buffer data from the CD-ROM in memory to speed up retrieval. CDFS replaced the earlier 16-bit MSCDEX.EXE used in DOS/Windows 3.1.
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While CDFS will provide immediate relief from memory crunch, the Windows 95 device drivers for proprietary, non-standard drives still must come from the drive manufacturer.
The importance of CDFS is that it will finally create one voice for the digital forensic profession," said Toby Finnie, a CDFS Board member and Director of the High Tech Crime Consortium, an 1,800-member non-profit association that is a CDFS sponsor.
Fitch defines fixed charge coverage as recurring operating EBITDA excluding CDFS gains plus cash distributions from unconsolidated investees less recurring capital expenditures and straight-line rent adjustments, divided by cash interest expense, capitalized interest, and preferred dividends.
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