Booting

  • the initialization of a computerized system.

Type of Booting

  • hard booting: electrical power to the CPU is switched from off to on
  • soft booting

Boot Loader

  • a computer program that loads an operating system or some other system software for the computer after completion of the power-on self-tests(POST)
  • It is the loader for the operating system itself.

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