Acronym for Advanced RISC Computing path. Syntax for naming partitions of a disk on a system, used in the boot.ini file of Microsoft Windows NT. The ARC path specifies the location of the partition that contains the Windows NT operating system files. In other words, the ARC path locates the system partition on the machine.
A typical ARC path on an x86-based computer could be the following:
"Windows NT Server Version 4.00"
In this syntax