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.
Windows 98 SE, 2000 Professional or XP Hom and XP Professional; Mac OS 10.2 and later; IE 5.0 min.; Netscape 5.0 min.; Firefox 1.0 and Safari; CD-ROM drive; 500 MHz; 256MB RAM, 65MB free.
Pentium II Processor or higher, 6MB of RAM, 5MB hard disk space available, VGA or better display card, Windows compatible sound card, CD-ROM drive, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT 3.51 or later, MPEG software or card.
FILELAW is Folio[R] driven and requires a PC with 486 processor; CD-ROM drive (quad speed recommended); 8 MB RAM; 33 MHz minimum (66 MHz recommended); and Microsoft Windows[R].
The 735n also includes a large 80-GB hard drive, a DVD+RW/CD-RW combo drive, a 48x CD-ROM drive and a six-in-one media card reader.
Each room features a PC with a 15-inch TFT (thin-film transistor) monitor, a CD-ROM drive, and Microsoft Office in six:languages (English, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, and German).
92 ready fax/modem, a 48x CD-ROM drive, keyboard, mouse and speakers.
The Pre-Departure CD requires a Pentium II or compatible personnal computer running at a 233 Mhz or greater, 32Mb RAM, an 8X or faster CD-ROM drive, color monitor capable of 800 x 600 resolution, "SoundBlaster" or compatible 16 bit sound, speakers, Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP, Internet Explorer 4.0 or greater and QuickTime[R] version 5 (included on the CD).
Most notebooks will have at least a CD-Rom drive but many now have the latest optical versions.
Price: From $1,299, CD-ROM drive only, to $1,799 for the combo drive (DVD/CD-RW)
(This development comes just as the CD-RW drive is replacing the read-only CD-ROM drive, so the window of opportunity is definitely opening).
According to the company, the success of the format has already been proven--in addition to the 3 billion CD-R/RW discs that will ship this year, there is the compatibility with the existing base of more than 300 million CD-ROM drives. Moreover, by enhancing the usability of CD-RW for data storage, consumers benefit from a reduced overall system cost (no floppy or CD-ROM drive required, backwards compatibility with CD-ROM), and gain a system that offers forward compatibility for video and audio storage.