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PIGNORIS CAPIO, ROM. civil law. The name given to one of the legis actiones of the Roman law. It consisted chiefly in the taking. of a pledge, and was in fact a mode of execution. It was confined to special cases determined by positive law or by custom, such as taxes, duties, rents, &c., and is comparable in some respects to distresses at common law. The proceeding took place in the presence of a praetor.

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HyperDisk 100 includes a HyperDisk PCI adapter card with on-board ROM BIOS support and a boot-up configuration utility, mini-port device drivers for Windows(R) 95(R)/98(R)/NT(R)/2000(R), a control panel applet and a management console program.
The ATA PRO FLASH is an 8-bit ISA add-in card containing a ROM BIOS (Basic Input Output System) extension that provides support for the new large hard drives and floppy replacement drives now available, as well as correcting for a year 2000 date rollover problem which affects many PCs.
HyperDisk's components include a HyperDisk PCI adapter card with on-board ROM BIOS support and a boot-up configuration utility, mini-port device drivers for Windows(R) 95(R)/98(R)/NT(R)/2000(R), a control panel applet and a management console program.
I/O Software intends to support these new security options as they become available in the ROM BIOS.