- 1. Terminate Stay Resident. A program that is loaded into memory and
remain resident in memory allowing the program to function while some other
program is operating in the foreground. They are known as "Terminate Stay
Resident" because the program returns back the caller (so can be said to
have terminated) but "stays resident" in memory. TSR programs were popular
in an MS-DOS environment, but are all but obsolete
following the arrival of Windows.
- 2. Terminate Stay Ready. Same as Terminate Stay Resident, but a less
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