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SECONDARY STORAGESECONDARY STORAGEThe contents of the computer’s main memory are lost every time the power to the computer is turned off, and therefore another permanent means of storage is required to avoid having to re-enter programs and data every time the computer is switched on. Secondary storage is used to provide this. It provides a permanent means for keeping data and programs. The contents of secondary storage may be loaded into the computer’s memory when required. Secondary storage may also be copied and stored away from the CPU for security and safekeeping.There …
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