Technology / Computers / Reboot: To restart a computer. In DOS, you can reboot by pressing the Alt, Control and Delete keys simultaneously. This is called a warm boot. You can also perform a cold boot by turning the computer off and then on again. On Macs, you reboot by selecting the 'Restart' option from the Special menu.
Technology / Television (TV) / Hard Reset: A hard reset is the same as rebooting a computer. MORE
Technology / Computers / Crash: A malfunction that can be hardware or software related that brings work to a halt. Most are software related and rebooting the machine will resolve the problem, but data loss is common. MORE
Technology / Computers / Warm Boot: Rebooting the system by using a software command rather than turning the power off, then on. The system is reset but power is never interrupted. MORE
Technology / Computers / Hard Boot: A hard reboot (also known as a cold reboot) is when power to a computer is cycled (turned on and off) or a special reset signal to the processor is triggered (from a front panel switch of some sort). MORE