(British also preinstal)
verb (preinstalls or British preinstals, preinstalling, preinstalled)
Another term for preload.
- The company has signed deals with the world's top hardware manufacturers to have its settings pre-installed on laptops and PDAs.
- Although I have bought several systems with Linux pre-installed from several different vendors, they were all web servers.
- Red Hat is still in discussion with hardware vendors about selling machines with the software pre-installed.
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