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CD-ROM

CD-ROM

Compact disk-read only memory Informatics A compact disk, capable of holding ± 750 MB of permanent data, which is recorded or burned only once. Cf CD-RW.

CD-ROM,

n the acronym for compact disk/read-only memory. These disks are used to store program information (software) for computer programs. Information and instructions can be retrieved from these disks, but information cannot be added or revised without destruction of the existing data.
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amp;uot;Finally customers in Europe can benefit not only from TrueX technology and Kenwood's award winning line of fast CD-ROM drives, but also the local support that Open-E provides,&uot; said Krzysztof Franek, managing director of Open-E.
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BUSINESS WIRE)--March 15, 1999--Kenwood Technologies today announced that it has signed an OEM Agreement that will enable Compaq Computer Corporation (NYSE:CPQ), the world's largest PC manufacturer, to offer Kenwood's 52X TrueX(TM) CD-ROM drive in their Presario, Prosignia, and Deskpro PC lines.
The Stock Market Photo Agency and Tony Stone Worldwide), the Mirror 600MB CD-ROM Drive and 3M's proprietary image-searching software.
0 operating system, 32 MB RAM, 16 MB of hard disk space, and a CD-ROM drive (At least 500 MB of free hard disk space is recommended for virtual CD-ROM files, depending on the size and number of CD-ROMs to be placed in CD container files.
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10, 1999--Kenwood Technologies has vastly expanded the availability of its computer sound systems and TrueX(TM) CD-ROM drives by entering into a distribution agreement with D&H Distributing, one of America's 10 largest wholesale distributors of computer and peripheral products.
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