fixed disk


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fixed disk

[¦fikst ′disk]
(computer science)
A disk drive that permanently holds the disk platters.

fixed disk

(storage)
A hard disk which is not a removable disk.

fixed disk

A non-removable hard disk such as is found in most computers. Programs and data are copied to and from the fixed disk. See hard disk and magnetic disk.
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After installation, the system does a one-time scan of the fixed disks to build up its checksum list.
Different versions have different features, view system memory in different ways and format fixed disks differently.
Using Virsto One, SSI is able to get about three times the number of VMs on each Terabyte of storage compared to what it was getting using standard NTFS storage, and the company is getting better performance than it did when it used fixed disks.
The fixed disks contain copper coil interconnected to accept voltage input in the case of an electric motor.
Virsto effectively delivers the performance advantages of fixed disks with the storage capacity savings of dynamic disks, a feature that was particularly important to Millard Lumber.
rar on all the local fixed disks including the user's C: drive.
Nasdaq: ATLPA) designs, produces, sells and supports products know as automated tape libraries which are used in networked computer systems to provide the very large data storage necessary to implement functions such as backup protection of fixed disks, archival data storage, and data warehousing.
Enhanced Data Tranxport(TM): enables PT Pro's Data Tranxport function to create a single file rule that will look for files across all fixed disks on each system and redirect them to a specified folder.