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What is a specific location on the computer indicating preciesely where a file can be found?

Answer

Wiki User
06/01/2009

There are two parts to this.

One, the information in the File Allocation Table, as the file might be spread over different sectors, not all contiguous if your filesystem is fragmented.

Two, this would be the specific sectors at which the data resides that make up the contents of the file.

Cheers,

Chay