copying program

copying program

[′käp·ē·iŋ ‚prō·grəm]
(computer science)
A system program which copies a data or program file from one peripheral device onto another.
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Since we're booting the machines to the LAN with a DOS disk, we have to run a 16-bit copying program, whether it's xcopy or PKZip.
You will probably want to keep just one copy of most of these general-purpose programs because they will be used only occasionally by the lab staff: 1) a copying program to back up copyrighted disks for storage purposes only; 2) disk management software to help you catalog your files, organize your hard disks, and locate a particular file; 3) recovery utilities to restore deleted files; 4) conversion or translate utilities to change data from one format to another for use by different computer programs, such as to and from DIF, worksheet files for Lotus and Symphony, and ASCII; 5) utilities to read/write various diskette formats and transfer data between computers (e.
Scholars also called for a media initiative with programs from the core spirit of Islam away from imitating or copying programs that are alien to our culture and heritage.
It is different from a virus because it does not attach itself to files and does not rely on the usual methods viruses transmit by, such as copying programs, opening attachments, or the like.
K-Cut will store up to 20 product management programs and has a set-aside memory for copying programs or recovering inadvertent deletions.
When analyzing whether copying programs off-the-air for time-shifting purposes, the Court decided that the first fair use factor favored a finding of fair use because the copying was private and noncommercial The Court said that courts should presume private noncommercial copying to be fair, and only if there was some demonstrable harm to the market for the copyrighted work, would the presumption of fairness tend to be overcome.