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Synonyms for boot

kick

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boot someone out

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too big for your boots

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the act of dismissing or the condition of being dismissed from employment

the act of ejecting or the state of being ejected

a strong, pleasant feeling of excitement or stimulation

to be an advantage to

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the swift release of a store of affective force

protective casing for something that resembles a leg

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an instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg

a form of foot torture in which the feet are encased in iron and slowly crushed

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the act of delivering a blow with the foot

cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes

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The second group works more like a worm that they get executed as part of the boot process and are usually spread by worms carrying them as their payload.
When the NT boot process got to loading the SCSI HBA, an error was produced.
As part of this solution, Dell also announced the availability of a new post-boot BIOS verification solution for Dell commercial PCs, which allows customers to ensure their device remains free from malware during the boot process. The post-boot BIOS verification solution will be integrated on Dell commercial PCs with the purchase of the Dell Data Protection | Endpoint Security Suite Enterprise licence.
Stitching these layers together requires the developer to understand how to optimize the boot process, reduce latency, ensure security, and get the richest graphical presentation.
This is partly because of the shift to UEFI (from BIOS), but primarily because of a clever tweak to the boot process. If you're still using a mechanical hard drive, your boot time will probably go from around 30 seconds to 15-20 seconds.
Microsoft will require that new PCs bearing the Windows 8 logo use a new boot solution called Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI), which will significantly improve the boot process and experience.
If the user fails to enter the correct password, Encryption Plus Hard Disk 7.0 will not allow the computer to complete the boot process and it denies the user access to the Windows operating system.
This is probably one of the main reasons the iPad is so successful-it's just there and ready to go, no need to wait for a boot process, usually.