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Random Access Memory. An area inside the computer set aside for working and storing data. The contents of this type of memory are lost when a computer is turned off.

Read Only Memory. Memory that is contained on a chip on the motherboard. It typically contains instructions necessary to run one or more components of a computer. The contents of this type of memory are not lost when the computer is turned off.

Root Directory:
The top-most files area directory of a disk or flash drive. From this directory, sub-directories containing files that are typically related to each other branch out.

To start the operation of a program.

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