The owners of portable digital devices have long appreciated the advantages and opportunities offered when using a memory card. In their operation, as a rule, questions arise.
At the same time, some signs may be misleading.
Example - the root of the memory card.
The origin and meaning of the root of the memory card
Information in electronic form can bemaintain a special device called a memory card. It is designed to store text documents, audio and video recordings, images. The main advantage of this type of memory is the simplicity and compactness of information recording device along with significant amounts of stored data.
The internal memory provided operational, continuous and cache. Among its advantages include speed, but disadvantage is the limited amount of stored data.
Very often modern userpersonal computer and other electronic equipment have to deal with such a proposal, "set to the root of the memory card" or "copy to the root of the card." It can occur anywhere, as modern technology in growing volume begins to support third-party cards to increase the internal memory.
Memory cards are standardized. They have certain dimensions and location of the contacts pads depending on the type of devices, to which they are intended.
These include laptops, tablets, smartphones,digital cameras, and even with the other PSP game consoles. Therefore, for the correct operation with them can not do without a clear idea of what the expression "root of the memory card" can mean and where it can be.
The name of the place to store the data on the cardIt comes from the English word root - «burl," indicating something primeval, primordial. It came into use at the very beginning, when only began to appear computers. They are called root-th contents unit itself, that is the place from which to start up the system, and where it was possible to save the data. In fact, in relation to the current memory card, this designation has not changed.
Today, the memory card is referred to as the root itselfcatalog, which is available on the card. This is the same folder that is launched when you click on the icon from the memory card in your smartphone or netbook. Just root word was translated literally, and now it is used to denote the Russian analogue of the card. Thus, if you are asked to copy the data to the root, you do not need to create anything extra on the memory card, and simply copy the files you want on it itself, in the root directory.