Program counter concepts

What do you mean by the term Program counter? Describe in brief.




Program counter encompasses the address of either the first byte of next instruction to be fetched for execution or the address of next byte of a multi byte instruction, which hasn’t been fully fetched. In both cases it gets incremented automatically one by one as the instruction bytes get fetched. As well Program register keeps the address of next instruction.

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