Root directory

The root directory is the top directory in a file system. The root directory is provided by the operating system and has a special name; for example, in DOS systems the root directory is called \. The root directory is sometimes referred to simply as the root.

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Current glossary explains various terms that you may come across while working with Handy Backup or other backup software.

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