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SECURITY LOCK (HARDWARE LOCK)

Spanish translation: dispositivo de seguridad

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04:55 Dec 15, 2000
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: SECURITY LOCK (HARDWARE LOCK)
...the first step is to install the Security lock (hardware lock) and the second step is to install the software from the CD...
Sandra B. Carrazzoni
Spanish translation:dispositivo de seguridad
Explanation:
That is usually called "dongle". It is the hardware device you install to the parallel port of the PC for some software packages to work. Translation Memory software packages use these devices (Trados, DejaVu, etc).

In European Spanish, this is colloquially known as "mochila". However, if you want a more general translation, you can use "dispositivo de seguridad".

Hope it helps!
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LinguaVox
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Local time: 14:18
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dispositivo de seguridad


Explanation:
That is usually called "dongle". It is the hardware device you install to the parallel port of the PC for some software packages to work. Translation Memory software packages use these devices (Trados, DejaVu, etc).

In European Spanish, this is colloquially known as "mochila". However, if you want a more general translation, you can use "dispositivo de seguridad".

Hope it helps!

LinguaVox
Spain
Local time: 14:18
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in FrenchFrench
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