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An executable is

[a]n abstraction for programs, command files and other objects on a computer system that can be executed. On a DOS PC, for example, this would include batch command files, COM files, EXE-format files and boot sectors of disks.[1]

References Edit

  1. NIST Special Publication 800-5, at §1.3 n.1.

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