warm boot


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warm boot

n.
The act or process of restarting a computer without turning off the power. A warm boot erases everything in RAM and then reloads the operating system into RAM.
Translations

warm boot

n (Comput) → Warmstart m
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The place has a big, warm boot room - always a bonus as many small hotels have ones so tiny you are falling over yourself even before hitting the slopes.
Back at the hall, we dried our shoes and coats off in the toasty warm boot room before an afternoon of falconry, where we could get up close and personal with owls, eagles and even a turkey vulture.
In the days of DOS, this sequence would have triggered a Warm Boot.
Besides, a warm boot can be disconcerting to a user and certainly isn't "friendly.
A warm boot resets the computer without going through the entire startup process.