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boot

 [bo̳t]
an encasement for the foot; a protective casing or sheath.
Gibney boot an adhesive tape support used in treatment of sprains and other painful conditions of the ankle, the tape being applied in a basket-weave fashion with strips placed alternately under the sole of the foot and around the back of the leg.
Unna's paste boot a dressing for varicose ulcers, consisting of a paste made from gelatin, zinc oxide, and glycerin, which is applied to the entire leg, then covered with a spiral bandage, this in turn being given a coat of the paste; the process is repeated until satisfactory rigidity is attained.

boot

(būt),
A boot-shaped appliance.
[M.E. bote, fr. O.Fr.]

boot

(bldbomact) an encasement for the foot; a protective casing or sheath.
Gibney's boot  an adhesive tape support used in treatment of sprains and other painful conditions of the ankle, the tape being applied in a basketweave fashion with strips placed alternately under the sole of the foot and around the back of the leg.
Gibney's boot.

boot

1 a shoelike prosthetic device for holding a leg or arm during treatment.
2 a basketweave bandage that covers the foot and lower leg.
3 an airtight device in which the arm or leg can be inserted and the air pumped out, creating a partial vacuum to divert blood flow from the surrounding area.
Computers verb To load an operating system—e.g., Windows— into the computer’s RAM or main memory, after which the computer can run applications
Drug slang verb A regional term meaning to inject a drug
Medspeak noun See Pellagrous boot
Orthopaedics noun Unna boot

boot

Informatics verb To load the operating system–eg, Windows, OS X into the computer's RAM or main memory, after which the computer can run applications. See Random access memory.

boot

(būt)
A shoe, brace, or restrictive bandage used to protect and immobilize the foot and ankle.
[M.E. bote, fr. O.Fr.]

boot

an encasement for the foot; a protective casing or sheath.

bell boot
see brush boot (below).
brush boot, brushing boot
a rubber cover worn over the hoof by pacing and trotting horses to prevent damage to the inside of the opposite cannon bone. Called also bell boot.
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SecureDoc OSA leverages Self Encrypting Drive (SED) technology to perform installation at pre-boot - eliminating the need to create an OS-specific installation package.
With PBConnex users of encrypted devices simply enter their Windows password to access all authorized devices on the network as they have done before - even the first time they log-on to an encrypted system - and pre-boot logon can be automatically disabled as long as the system is connected to a known secure network," Nguyen-Huu continued.
2 to authenticate fully-encrypted endpoint devices against Microsoft's Active Directory (AD) and the SES from the pre-boot environment - before the key to decrypt and load the operating system is available.
Eliminating the need to preload user keys on an encrypted device also makes it simple to authenticate users with network resources rather than local credentials, which enables administrators to utilize all the same management tools for encrypted networks - including software upgrading and patching, system reboots, adding third-party consultants and instantly removing a user's logon permissions or resetting their password for immediate pre-boot authentication by simply updating their AD group membership - that were previously only available on unencrypted networks.
The pre-boot authentication feature enforces policy-driven access control that is checked immediately when the hard drive powers up enabling the device to be locked at pre-boot if required, thereby preventing unauthorised users from logging on to the machine.
Using Gemalto's authentication solutions at pre-boot complements McAfee Endpoint Encryption software, as users have to prove their identities at the very first step of computer usage - before even starting the operating system - in order to access their encrypted hard drive," said Joe Gottlieb, vice president of corporate strategy and technology alliances, McAfee.
When using an iCLASS card, laptop users will be able to take advantage of the Dell pre-boot authentication functionality which helps to secure the data on the laptop.
This vulnerability allows attackers to steal computer boot passwords and bypass the security of pre-boot authentication software like hard disk encryption tools.
Provides two-factor authentication at pre-boot with support for Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP), which allows the use of government-mandated CAC and PIV II smart cards.
The patent's innovative pre-boot authentication methods automate full disk encryption over an entire storage device.