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A collection of related information in electronic form.

The string of characters or symbols used to identify a file. The old MS-DOS used to allow up to eleven (eight for the name and a three-letter extension), but newer systems allow for more.

Flash Drive:
A non-disc USB memory module that acts as does a hard or floppy disc. It can be formatted and data stored on it.

As a verb: The process of preparing a disk or flash drive to allow information storage.
As a noun: A particular method of organising information. For example, date information may be formatted as 2007-01-01, whicn is the IS0 standard.

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