|Your own data together with the operating system and programs is stored on a hard disk. They can vary but this one is typical:|
This is a completely separate unit cabled to the motherboard. As this is XP it will almost certainly house a magnetic rotating disk, rather than a modern solid state device.
Purely for information, "memory" is another word for RAM - temporary storage which is used by the processor to manipulate data. It looks a bit like this:
These "sticks" are plugged into sockets on the motherboard.
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