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What is the difference between “Memory address” and “Program counter” registers?

What is the difference between "Memory address" and "Program counter" in CPU registers?
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Does data go from primary memory to CPU register directly without going to cache memory? [closed]

Does data go from the primary memory to CPU registers directly, when the CPU fetches data from the primary memory? Or data has to go from the primary memory to the cache memory first, before going to ...
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What's the difference between a hardware register and a memory-mapped register?

This has been puzzling, so I'll lay it all out here. Apparently, through MMIO, you can access external devices using a certain memory-mapped address, which would then be re-routed to that device ...
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Register Visual-Basic 6 Component Manually?

I made VB6 Applications and used some components like Winsock, Webbrowser and etc in my program. Now when i run my application on any other computers, it says : Component 'MSWINSCK.OCX' or one of ...
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When a thread is created, how is the initial context determined? [closed]

How is a thread's initial context (registers state) determined on thread creation? For example: Current thread context eax=0x4, ebx=0x9000, ecx=0xfff, etc... Create a thread is called to begin ...
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vim: how do I view my history of yanks and deletions?

:buffers displays a list of window buffers, but suppose I dd'd a few lines (this puts them in buffers 1-9) and yanked "[a-z]yy a few others. That's up to 35 buffers I couldn't possibly keep in my ...
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Is storage hierarchy the path of data flow?

I was wondering if CPUs read and write data (almost) always following the hierarchy of storage: CPU <- register <- CPU cache memory <- main memory <- secondary storage ? If without ...
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“Processor register” and “IO register”

I was wondering if processor registers and IO registers are the same concept? Are they registers in CPU or in some IO devices? I picked up IO registers from this Super User question.
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Re-register programs from old disk when installing OS on new drive

I got a new SSD disk on which I did a clean installation of windows. At the same time I still have the old HDD installed, and on it there are a lot of programs that I still want to use and run from ...
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Make vim yankings global via a shared text file

In a nutshell, I want the following: y(ank) actually writes the yanked text to a line in a text file, maybe in your .vim directory that line is prefixed with the name of the register, so "qyy yields ...
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How to see registers in OSX

What program is there in OSX that lets you see the status of registers?
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Running programs in cache and registers

In my operating systems class we were shown a picture depicting a hierarchy of memory starting from most expensive and fastest at the top and least expensive and slowest at the bottom. At the very top ...
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Are IRQs registers?

When a device is assigned an IRQ, does that mean that it has sole access to certain registers associated with that IRQ?
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Please explain basic concepts of a DLL file and its registration in Windows

What is a DLL? What is it doing in our computer? Why we need to register it? Is DLL registration a common process of a single command? Is this installed/registered while we are installing a software?