Definition Edit

The boot process (also boot sequence)

represents the computer's internal process of starting when powered up. This process involves the execution of preset instructions located on the computer's hard drive, including startup of security features of the computer such as password protection.[1]

References Edit

  1. The Internal Revenue Service Is Not Adequately Protecting Taxpayer Data on Laptop Computers and Other Portable Electronic Media Devices, at 22 n.7.

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