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A '''boot sector''' is a region of a storage device that contains code for booting programs.
 
There are several type of bootsectors
 
There are several type of bootsectors
  
* [[BootsectorIBMPC]], heritage still in use.
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* [[Bootsector of the IBM PC]], heritage still in use.
  
 
* Bootsector as Intel defined it, it is named FIXME
 
* Bootsector as Intel defined it, it is named FIXME
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* Bootsector in Apple hardware with Intel processor, could be one of the above.
 
* Bootsector in Apple hardware with Intel processor, could be one of the above.
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== See also ==
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boot_sector '''Boot sector''' on Wikipedia]

Latest revision as of 23:58, 22 March 2010

A boot sector is a region of a storage device that contains code for booting programs. There are several type of bootsectors

  • Bootsector as Intel defined it, it is named FIXME
  • Bootsector Microsoft start using since FIXME, it is called FIXED
  • Bootsector in Apple hardware with Intel processor, could be one of the above.

See also