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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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Approximately 8 million CD-ROM players were sold in the United States last year, bringing to 15 million the total number in use in this country.
For advanced aficionados, a read/write CD-ROM player that enables images to be transferred from the hard drive to the CD-ROM player.
Initially, instructors could have one roll of film developed as a Photo CD and then play that disc in Photo CD, CD-I or selected CD-ROM players.
Overall, I would recommend this disk to anyone who has or is planning to own a CD-ROM player.
In addition, the CD-ROM player itself can be housed in many PS/2 systems, saving desk space.
The recorded CD-RW media can also be played in a DVD player or multimedia CD-ROM player.
Does your equipment include a printer, fax, copier, CD-ROM player and more?
In the same vein, smart retrieval software can have more impact on response time than a faster CD-ROM player.
Pippin is basically a CD-ROM player that attaches to a television set and comes with a modem attachment.
A THOR-recorded disc can be played in any audio CD or CD-ROM player.
1, SVGA graphics card and monitor, 8 MB of RAM, 10 MB of free hard disk space, ISO 9660 CD-ROM player, and Microsoft CD-ROM Extensions (MSCDEX, 2.