What is the difference between a computer process and thread?

aspguy's Avatar, Join Date: May 2005
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What is the difference between a computer process and thread?
shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
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By definition process will execute the threads(set of instructions), which may contain multiple threads but the other way is not true.

Also different processes can't work under same memory location i.e. threads ca share resource but sharing of processes resources is not that easy.