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Similarities and differences in computer path references

Can someone please help me understand what the following path reference means?

C:psyjamesdatatestsdata_012308.dat

What are the similarities and differences between the path above and the series of statements below?

"Click on Local Disk C:. Next, click on psy. Next, click on james. Then click on data and then tests. Now get the file named data_012308.dat which is inside the folder."

Offer an example of a situation in which each would be used.

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Similarities: The same letters and numbers are used to reference the file. Both files can be saved for future reference. When opened, the same information is available in both files. The path name given to both files clearly states what type of information the files contain.

Differences: The first file appears to be a download from the internet or can be accessed on the internet and can be saved directly to the ...

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