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disk file

[′disk ‚fīl]
(computer science)
An organized collection of records held on a magnetic disk.

disk file

A set of instructions or data that is recorded, cataloged and treated as a single unit on a disk. Source language programs, machine language programs, spreadsheets, database files, text documents, graphics files and batch files are examples. See file and disk format.
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Although an attacker may obtain the encrypted file header, encrypted ID, and encrypted disk file, the attacker will not have the information needed to decrypt the encrypted data since the user PW and the hash value of the PW used as the key are not transferred to the flash drive but are utilized only inside the management program.
Learnstrings, disk files and HP-IB commands of both the model HP8753D and model HP8752C are backward compatible.
Use these disk file units for archival storage of both 3.5" and 5.25" computer disks.
Also, overlay plots of different antenna/frequency data (polar or rectangular); data listing; radiation distribution plot; hard copy output; disk file output and probe pattern plots are available.
Furthermore, the program provides a screen snapshot feature which filters out annoying formatting symbols and saves straight text on the screen to a disk file. This file can be manipulated later by any word processor.
The data to be printed are stored on a special hard disk file or in unused RAM and fed to the printer in bursts as needed, freeing the rest of the computer for other operations.
In addition to displaying the results on the monitor and printing the certification report, you can also log the tests results to a disk file for subsequent review and/or printing.
Being able to download the report to a PC disk file and work on it immediately eliminates the time-consuming and error-producing step of reentering data.
Individual listings or groups of listings may be exported to a disk file or printer.
Output a report to a disk file SUB1.TXT) containing =E, SUBJECT1.