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From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         Universal Naming Convention (IBM, MS, Novell, LAN)

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Universal Naming Convention
  Uniform Naming Convention
      (UNC) The type of file system path used in
     Microsoft Windows networking to completely specify a
     directory on a file server.
     The basic format is:
     where "servername" is the hostname or IP address of a
     network file server, and "sharename" is the name of a shared
     directory on the server.  This is related to the conventional
     MS-DOS "C:\windows" style of directory name.  E.g.
     might be set up to point to
     on a server called "server1".
     It is possible to execute a program using this convention
     without having to specifically link a drive, by running:
     The undocumented DOS command, TRUENAME can be used to find
     out the UNC name of a file or directory on a network drive.
     Even Microsoft don't know whether UNC stands for "Universal
     Naming Convention" or "Uniform Naming Convention", both appear
     on their website, sometimes withing the same document, but
     with a preference for "Universal".

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