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    A byte is a set of bits that represent a single character in the [[computer]]'s [[memory]].
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    Do not confuse this with "bite", which means something totally different.
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    There are 8 [[bit]]s in a byte.
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    Bytes are typically used to measure [[hard disk]] storage and computer memory (megabytes, gigabytes, etc.) Abbreviation: "B".
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    Latest revision as of 20:05, 29 October 2007

    A byte is a set of bits that represent a single character in the computer's memory. Do not confuse this with "bite", which means something totally different. There are 8 bits in a byte. Bytes are typically used to measure hard disk storage and computer memory (megabytes, gigabytes, etc.) Abbreviation: "B".

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