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DOS to find the contents of the file.
 
DOS to find the contents of the file.
  
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Latest revision as of 16:16, 13 January 2022

A data structure on disk that records which clusters are free, which are unusable, and which have been allocated. The clusters occupied by a file are linked into a list in the file allocation table, allowing DOS to find the contents of the file.