(British also reinstal)
verb (reinstalls (or British reinstals), reinstalling, reinstalled)[with object]
- 1.1Install (computer software) again: I reinstalled the programMore example sentences
- If the same version of the software is reinstalled on the same computer, no new license is required.
- Once it's uninstalled, you can reinstall the software in hopes of removing the error message.
- Instead he loudly and very confidently instructed me to uninstall, reboot and reinstall the software, then reboot again and call back if it still doesn't work.
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- An act of reinstalling something, especially software: try performing a “clean” reinstall of your system softwareMore example sentences
- In fact, a reinstall of the OS was required, as various system files became corrupted.
- I was able to begin some benchmarking at 222FSB, but as soon as SiSoft started up, we had a system crash serious enough to force a reinstall of Windows.
- Those scores will vary a bit from today's, due to a reinstall of my OS recently, but the comparison is pretty accurate between the old and new detonators.
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- Gallery reinstallations have certainly been done before, but never quite like this.
- After processing, a 20-minute task involving removal of data from the hard drive followed by the reinstallation of a basic operating program, the computers are shipped by container.
- The reinstallation of works from a museum collection by a contemporary artist has become a familiar practice, usually resulting in a rather predictable institutional or sociological critique.
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