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  2. Large Spinning Ice Disk Forms on Presumpscot River in ...

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    A large rotating ice disk formed on Presumpscot River in Westbrook, Maine, on January 11.Drone video shot by local man Patrick Bonsant on January 12 shows the disk gently spinning in the river’s ...

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    Numbers can lie -- yet they're the best first step in determining whether a stock is a buy. In this series, we use some carefully chosen metrics to size up a stock's true value based on the ...

  4. Ghost (disk utility) - Wikipedia

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    Ghost (an acronym for general hardware-oriented system transfer) is a disk cloning and backup tool originally developed by Murray Haszard in 1995 for Binary Research. The technology was acquired in 1998 by Symantec . The backup and recovery functionality has been replaced by Symantec System Recovery (SSR), although the Ghost imaging technology ...

  5. Windows Media Player - Wikipedia

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    Windows Media Player ( WMP) is a media player and media library application developed by Microsoft that is used for playing audio, video and viewing images on personal computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system, as well as on Pocket PC and Windows Mobile -based devices.

  6. BIOS - Wikipedia

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    In computing, BIOS ( / ˈbaɪɒs, - oʊs /, BY-oss, -⁠ohss; Basic Input/Output System, also known as the System BIOS, ROM BIOS, BIOS ROM or PC BIOS) is firmware used to provide runtime services for operating systems and programs and to perform hardware initialization during the booting process (power-on startup).

  7. Solid-state drive - Wikipedia

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    A solid-state drive ( SSD) is a solid-state storage device that uses integrated circuit assemblies to store data persistently, typically using flash memory, and functioning as secondary storage in the hierarchy of computer storage.

  8. Rootkit - Wikipedia

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    History. The term rootkit or root kit originally referred to a maliciously modified set of administrative tools for a Unix-like operating system that granted "root" access. If an intruder could replace the standard administrative tools on a system with a rootkit, the intruder could obtain root access over the system whilst simultaneously concealing these activities from the legitimate system ...

  9. Computer security - Wikipedia

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    Computer security, cybersecurity, or information technology security ( IT security) is the protection of computer systems and networks from information disclosure, theft of, or damage to their hardware, software, or electronic data, as well as from the disruption or misdirection of the services they provide.