You would like to know the registers and what they are used for on normal intel architecture
EAX Accumulator for operands and results data.
EBX Pointer to data in the DS segment.
ECX Counter for string and loop operations.
EDX I/O pointer.
EBP Pointer to data on the stack (in the SS segment).
ESI Pointer to data in the segment pointed to by the DS register; source pointer for string operations.
EDI Pointer to data (or destination) in the segment pointed to by the ES register; destination pointer for string operations.
ESP Stack pointer (in the SS segment).
The 16-Bit Segment Registers are:
CS Code Segment
DS Data Segment
SS Stack Segment
ES Data Segment
FS Data Segment
GS Data Segment
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