The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

system-defined path

Variables that hold the directory information that varies between operating systems. For example, My Documents is in a different path depending upon which operating system is used. By using system-defined paths, you can reference My Documents across all Windows operating systems with one variable: $MyDocuments$.