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== Definition ==
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== Software ==
   
To '''install''' [[software]] or [[data]] means to [[load]] the [[file]]s containing the [[software]] or [[data]] onto the target [[computer]].
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To '''install''' [[software]] or [[data]] means to [[load]] the [[file]]s containing the [[software]] or [[data]] onto the target [[computer]].'
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== System ==
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'''installation''' is
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{{Quote|[t]he phase in the [[system life cycle]] that includes assembly and testing of the [[hardware]] and [[software]] of a [[computerized system]]. Installation includes installing a new [[computer system]], new [[software]] or [[hardware]], or otherwise [[modify]]ing the current [[system]].<ref>U.S. [[Food and Drug Administration]], Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology 16 (Aug. 1995) ([http://www.nthanalytics.com/doc/1995%20software%20validation%20glossary.pdf full-text]).</ref>}}
 
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Revision as of 05:42, 2 March 2011

Software

To install software or data means to load the files containing the software or data onto the target computer.'

System

installation is

[t]he phase in the system life cycle that includes assembly and testing of the hardware and software of a computerized system. Installation includes installing a new computer system, new software or hardware, or otherwise modifying the current system.[1]
  1. U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology 16 (Aug. 1995) (full-text).