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What is the difference between RAM and ROM on a computer?

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05/16/2012

RAM is random access memory which can be written to and read.

ROM is read only memory which is programmed to do a specific job,

it can not be edited after it has been burnt ROM-- When viewing on a computer, Read Only Memory is information you can read and cannot click or cannot make it operable. It is not accessible.

RAM--When viewing on a computer, Random Access Memory is information you can access and you can click and you can make it operable. It is accessible.