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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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Ages: 2 to 5 years Price: Approximately $20 Platform: Windows(R) CD-ROM Availability: Immediately at leading software retail outlets nationwide System Requirements: -- Windows(R) 95/98/2000/Me/XP -- Pentium(R) 266 Mhz -- 32 MB RAM -- 48 MB free hard disk space -- 8X CD-ROM drive -- Color monitor-16 bit (thousands of colors) with 640 x 480 resolution -- Windows compatible sound card -- DirectX 8.
1 compatible sound card, 8X CD-ROM, mouse and keyboard, 400MB hard drive space.
Minimum system requirements for Sega(R) "Hundred Swords" include a Pentium(R) II 233 MHZ, 32MB RAM, video card that supports High Color Graphics (16-bit) with 8MB of Video RAM, 8X CD-ROM, mouse and keyboard, LAN for multiplayer, 600MB free hard drive space, DirextX(R) compatible sound card, Windows(R) 95/98/ME/2000/XP operating system and DirectX(R) 8a or higher.
System requirements for the game include: Windows 95/98/Me/XP; 166 MHz Pentium processor; 16MB RAM; 130 MB available hard disk space; 16-bit color graphics video card; 8x CD-ROM drive; 16-bit Windows-compatible stereo sound card; mouse and speakers.
Nancy Drew: Message in a Haunted Mansion system requirements include: Windows 95/98; 166 MHz Pentium processor; 16MB RAM; 135 MB available hard disk space; 16-bit color graphics video card; 8x CD-ROM drive; 16-bit Windows-compatible stereo sound card; mouse and speakers.
Minimum System Requirements Recommended System Requirements -- Pentium(r) 166 -- Pentium(R) 233 -- 8X CD-ROM -- 16X CD-ROM -- 32MB RAM -- 32MB RAM -- Windows(R) 95/98 -- Windows(R) 95/98 -- DirectX Compatible Sound -- DirectX Compatible Sound Card Card -- 2MB VESA graphics card -- 4MB VESA graphics card -- Keyboard and Mouse -- Keyboard and Mouse -- 200MB HDisk Space -- 200MB HDisk Space -- DirectX Media & -- DirectX Media & DirectX6.