re-imaging

re-imaging

(1) To re-install the operating system and applications on a computer. It implies formatting the hard disk and starting from scratch.

(2) To preconfigure a new PC by overwriting the pre-installed operating system with the same or different one, but combined with drivers, applications and settings required by the users. See cloning software.
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There was 5 months of renovation painting the building, & canopy, re-imaging the store.
The Church's[R] restaurant located at 1200 Columbus Pkwy underwent re-imaging to feature the company's STAR Initiative Design.
It achieves a spatially uniform illumination field by combining chip-on-board LED technology with efficient, non-imaging, homogenizing optics and a precision re-imaging lens system.
Roy was invited by the student organisations to speak on the topic `Fractures of Indian Ideology Re-imaging Democracy and Re-drawing Resistance' on the first death anniversary of Kashmiri student Muddasir Kamran.
Sevan Multi-Site Solutions provides advice to companies on building brand identity via project management and construction services for new builds, retrofits, re-imaging, interior renovation and refurbishment projects comprising multiple consumer-interface locations in a region or across the US.
AkzoNobel has developed a coatings menu for McDonald's, which involves supplying a range of paint products for the re-imaging of hundreds of its Purely Simple style restaurants.
She describes such aspects of this early Celtic revival as textual fidelity and critical failure, nostalgia and incorporation in Thomas Gray and Robert Southey, re-imaging the Druid, and Eisteddfodau.
This issue, IREM Region 7 Vice President Rheta Williams, CPM[R] discusses the re-imaging of anchor tenants.
It appears the host of the Happy Meal must have been upset about all the bad press recently, so it was time for some re-imaging.
IT company Novell Inc (Nasdaq: NOVL) has announced that the latest version of its ZENworks re-imaging management solution will support computer technology and processor company Intel's Active Management Technology (AMT).
The Administrator's Pak is an alternate solution to re-imaging or reinstalling the operating system and applications on unbootable Windows servers or workstations.