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Dreadful bore to start computer up again (6)


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'start computer up again' is the definition.
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'dreadful bore to' is the wordplay.
'dreadful' indicates anagramming the letters.
'boreto' anagrammed gives 'REBOOT'.

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(Other definitions for reboot that I've seen before include "Start up a computer's initial program again" , "Recover from crash" , "Start (computer) again" , "Start notebook again" , "Re-start up a computer's initial program" .)

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