CD-ROM drive

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Noun1.CD-ROM drive - a drive that is connected to a computer and on which a CD-ROM can be `played'CD-ROM drive - a drive that is connected to a computer and on which a CD-ROM can be `played'
drive - (computer science) a device that writes data onto or reads data from a storage medium
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Protect your CD-ROM drive in dusty environments by pre-loading ETMs/IETMs before deployment.
One approach to a dedicated CD server is to create a standard file server running an operating system such as Microsoft Windows NT, Novell NetWare, or a Unix variant provided with one or more processors, large amounts of RAM, and multiple CD-ROM drive towers.
According to REXAS, its Super CD-ROM Server system provides the solution to CD-ROM drive limitations that presently exist under Windows NT environments.
Today, the well-equipped, peripatetic CPA carries a slim notebook that contains an ample hard disk (which can be slipped out so another hard disk loaded with other applications and files can be used in its place), a CD-ROM drive and a modem for communications.
More than 50 percent of CD-ROM drive units were sold in America.
Information will be provided on the many ways to connect compact disc-read only memory (CD-ROM) to a desktop or laptop personal computer (PC), key decisions to be made before purchasing a CD-ROM drive, and the type of monitor, speakers and data bus needed.
Add a sound board, speaker system and CD-ROM drive to your computer and you have entered the wonderful world of multimedia.
Another downside: Because there's nowhere to stash good speakers, even the most advanced multimedia portables with a built-in CD-ROM drive have dreadful sound, a joke compared to desktop models with their relatively beefy soundblasters.
Samsung electronics continues to diversify its computer products portfolio as it enters the CD-ROM drive market at retail with four-speed model.
The booklet is designed to provide an objective guide through the myriad choices confronting CD-ROM drive buyers.
The other is a CD-ROM drive that can write huge amounts of data to a cartridge-based compact disc.