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I am writing a help topic about the boot process of our operating
Looking at examples from other manuals and dictionaries (on-line and on
books) I encountered the following variations:
to boot FROM a hard disk
to boot OFF a hard disk
a boot process ON a PC
a boot process OF a PC
What is right or most common?
There are so many possibilities, you could get confused just thinking
about it, but in my experience, the proper terminology is
"to boot FROM a hard DRIVE"
"the boot process OF a PC"
(but when referring to the boot process in most technical manuals I have
read, it is assumed that the wirter means a PC's boot process, and so it
is just referred to as "the boot process").
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