multiboot

multiboot

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dual boot

A computer with two operating systems. At startup, a boot manager program lets the user choose which one to load. "Multiboot" may refer to a dual boot system or to hosting more than two operating systems.


All the Boots You Ever Wanted
System Commander from V Communications was a boot manager that let you install multiple operating systems.
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I've been running one of my test PCs at PCMag this way for several months, and the clear new-style (we can't use the term Metro anymore) multiboot menu dutifully appears whenever I restart the system.
The MultiBoot X-Cel has smooth edges on all surfaces that contact skin, reducing the risk of skin tears when residents cross their legs.
The consumer product adds a multiboot manager, Acronis OS Selector, and works on desktop operating systems; the server version works with desktop and server operating systems.
If you need just one--or several--operating systems on a single disk drive, you also can use resource management tools that create multiboot systems.
Rather than buying new hardware to test the latest operating systems, some software allows companies to partition their drives and create multiboot systems.
The MultiBoot Basic helps prevent the development of plantar flexion contractures, which can pose problems to patients who are experiencing prolonged bed rest or muscle atrophy.
The MultiBoot X-Cel's antirotation bar has a smooth profile and rounded edges, eliminating the risk of bruises and skin tears caused by metal knobs.
New products included are contracture manager software, a see-through inflatable bed bolster, an inflatable carrot-shaped hand orthosis, the Stuffern [TM] bed bolster and a small-sized AliMed Multiboot.