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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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