Definition - What does Boot Sector mean?
Boot sector is a reserved sector of a disk or storage device that contains the necessary data or code used to complete the boot process of a disk or a computer.
Boot sector is also known as boot block.
Techopedia explains Boot Sector
- Master boot record (MBR)
- Volume boot record (VBR)
The boot sector is generally located at the start of a disk for rapid computer access.