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disk loading

[′disk ‚lōd·iŋ]
(aerospace engineering)
A measure which expresses the design gross weight of a helicopter as a function of the swept areas of the lifting rotor.
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Hard disk loading is the installation of software for which a company has no license onto a computer's hard disk before it is sold to a customer.
Lawsuits Alleging Hard Disk Loading and Distribution of Counterfeit Software
The New Hampshire and Rhode Island complaints, also alleging distribution of counterfeit software and hard disk loading, are as follows:
In addition, the three remaining Maryland complaints allege the distribution of counterfeit software to undercover investigators as well as hard disk loading, a practice by which computer system builders sell PCs with illicit software preinstalled.
Three of the defendants have also been charged with hard disk loading, the practice of loading unauthorized copies of Microsoft software onto the hard drives of computers they sell.
Two other Pennsylvania lawsuits allege hard disk loading, the practice of loading unauthorized copies of Microsoft software onto the hard drives of computers they sell:
Two of the cases also allege hard disk loading, the practice of loading unauthorized copies of software onto the hard drives of computers to be sold.
Three of the complaints allege hard disk loading where unauthorized copies of Microsoft software had been loaded onto the hard drives of computers that the companies sold to investigators.
Four of the cases also allege hard disk loading, the practice of loading unauthorized copies of Microsoft software onto the hard drives of computers they sell.
District Court for the Southern District of Texas, allege hard disk loading and/or the distribution of counterfeit software to investigators, as follows:
A spokesman for Microsoft said Goldcast Computers and Matrix Computers in Stockton, Eazy PC in Redcar and Platinum Computers in Hartlepool all admitted selling illegal software and hard disk loading.
In a further nine separate cases, PC retailers across the UK each faced court action and admitted to involvement in unlawful software activity, including the sale of unlicensed software and hard disk loading.