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booting

Drug slang
A regional term for the intravenous injection of an abuse substance, followed by withdrawing blood into a syringe before reinjecting, as a way to wash the syringe out of residual abuse substace.

Informatics
See Boot.
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When the NT boot process got to loading the SCSI HBA, an error was produced.
Taking this a step further, a solution that consolidates free space would improve this scenario and one that continuously maintains low fragmentation levels would accelerate the boot process even more.
Our key national projects are implemented as planned: the boot process furnace at the G?
Stitching these layers together requires the developer to understand how to optimize the boot process, reduce latency, ensure security, and get the richest graphical presentation.
This is partly because of the shift to UEFI (from BIOS), but primarily because of a clever tweak to the boot process.
Microsoft will require that new PCs bearing the Windows 8 logo use a new boot solution called Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI), which will significantly improve the boot process and experience.
Using the "Boot Time Defrag" technology Smart Defrag 2 can defrag files during the system boot process, while these files cannot be defragged or are not safe to move after the system is already boot-up.
This is probably one of the main reasons the iPad is so successful-it's just there and ready to go, no need to wait for a boot process, usually.