a collection of data that is stored together
keep files organized by grouping them together
another name for folders
.jpg, .gif, .bmp
extensions representing graphic files
.txt, .doc, .html
extensions representing text files
Compressed files used in order to save disk space
a measurement of stored data
=1 byte (B)
=1 Kilobyte (KB)
=1 Megabyte (MB)
=1 Gigabyte (GB)
The first part of a file address; has a colon after it.
the second part of a file address
last part of a file address; includes the file extention
the local hard drive
usually represented by the letter "C"
the removable disk (memory stick)
usually represented by the letters "E" and "F"
the cd drive
usually represented by the letter "D"
the floppy disk drive
usually represented by the letter "A"