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bootup
In computer science, the initial sequence of events (usually preprogrammed in firmware present in the computer) that are necessary to start a computer; i.e., to initialize its operating system, load programs into memory, etc., when (a) it is first powered up, or (b) when already powered up, upon some kind of assenting action by the user.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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