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bootable

(ˈbuːtəbəl)
adj
containing software used to boot a computer
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It allows backing up and restoring important data via creation of bootable recovery drives, independently from a primary operating system.
In addition to the two RS-232/422/485 serial ports and the standard PC I/O, it has a 10/100 Base-T Ethernet port, USB, a CompactFlash socket for bootable, removable memory to 2 GB, and the 5070 supports SVGA CRTs and flat panel displays.
One button restores, a technology that features a bootable tape drive, is an important recent offering from HP.
A bootable floppy disk can be made which will automatically restore key configurations in the case of a serious systems' problem at well.
The ABSplus is said to be the industry's first comprehensive all-in-one software and hardware device providing users with complete back-up, restore, disaster recovery capabilities and a bootable, removable hard drive.
This changes the personality of the drive from Tape Drive to Bootable CD.
A 32-pin memory socket allows an EEPROM or M-Systems' DiskOnChip (DOC) Flash memory to serve as a bootable SSD drive.
Documentation clearly explains the imaging process and even walks the unwary through routine tasks such as creating a bootable disk.
Traditionally, the new version features smart ZIP compression, military-grade data encryption, FTP backup, variety of handy plug-ins (for careful Outlook backup among other things), Windows service mode to save the resource consumption for a backed up system, disaster recovery bootable hard drive creation, and ultimate Windows compatibility.