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What is Boot Sector?
Published  06/30/2011 | Computer Encyclopedia | Unrated
What is Boot Sector?
Every partition in a hard disk contains critical data in the first sector, carrying information about loading the operating system. This first sector is called the boot sector. Any partition containing relevant information in the boot sector is termed bootable, and is called the Boot Partition.
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