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What does FAT stand for?

FAT stands for File Allocation Table

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There's a master directory in the computer called the File Allocation Table.
When a user issues one of these commands, the computer finds the file in the file allocation table (FAT) and removes the first character of the file name.
In a move designed to eliminate potential data loss in file system applications, Micrium, a leading provider of high quality embedded software components, today announced the addition of a critical journaling feature to the file allocation table (FAT) version of its uC/FS File System software.