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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Backup Software Glossary

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

Handy Backup is a backup utility for Windows Servers and PCs that is famous for its flexibility and ease of use.

The glossary contains 176 terms. The current section Data Management contains 9 terms.

Other “Data Management” Terms

  • Data Encryption and Methods
    “ Data encryption is an operation with some data structures (e.g. files, folders or databases) turning it into an unreadable...”
  • Windows 32/64 bit operating system
    “ You do not need to check if your system is 32-bit or 64-bit to install Handy Backup. The program will automatically install the...”
  • Directory
    “A directory is an organizational unit, or container, used to organize folders and files into a hierarchical structure. Directories contain...”

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