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Auxiliary memory is what's used when main memory has been damaged by an enemy attack. It frequently runs on auxiliary power.

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The web is a wonderful tool, it provides us daniweb, wiki, and other resources try using them to answer basic questions for instance the search string "main memory auxiliary memory" entered into Google gives a plethora of information

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Distinguish_between_primary_memory_and_auxiliary_memory

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/130610/computer-memory

http://www.pcmag.com/encyclopedia_term/0,2542,t=auxiliary+memory&i=38285,00.asp

http://e-words.us/w/Auxiliary20Memory.html

Any of these sites can explain the difference more eloquently than I. Main memory is usually RAM, DRAM or SRAM and auxiliary memory can be a hard drive, EEPROM, memory stick etc.

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