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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Refranchising the majority of restaurants accelerates Fridays successful re-imaging program and helps grow the brand's presence, with each sale including agreements to contemporize the restaurants and develop additional locations.
This was supported by the Housing Executive as it replaced a large paramilitary memorial and was seen to be a key part of re-imaging this neighbourhood.
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.
OIL DISTRIBUTOR PUTTING NEW DISPENSERS AND RE-IMAGING THE STORE-WILL TREMENDOUSLY INCREASE SALES
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.
The Administrator's Pak is an alternate solution to re-imaging or reinstalling the operating system and applications on unbootable Windows servers or workstations.
It helps reduce administrative expenses by eliminating the chance for base system corruption and the resulting need for system troubleshooting, re-imaging and re-configuration.
FSLogic Protect also eliminates the chance of system corruption and the resulting need for re-imaging and re-configuration.