WIM

WIM is a common technology abbreviation for the following phrases:

1. Windows Imaging Format

Short for Windows Imaging Format, WIM is a file-based disk image format used by Microsoft for deployment of the Windows Vistaand Windows Server 2008 operating systems. Note that the M in the abbreviation does not appear in the official name and vice versa with the F for Format.

2. Windows Image Management

Short for Windows Image Management, WIM is the general name used to describe softwarethat can be used browsing, organizing, and viewing images in Windows environments.

3. Wireless Identification Module

Short for Wireless Identification Module it is the term used to describe the storage location for information used in a WAP subscriber’s transactions. It is specifically a hardware or software component added to a SIM(Subscriber Identity Module) card.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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