Suppose a computer is trying to execute some code or another, but hasn't done so

Suppose a computer is trying to execute some code or another, but hasn't done so

Suppose a computer is trying to execute some code or another, but hasn't done so yet (for example, it is waiting for a given signal, or for a certain period of time to elapse). Does the computer intend to execute that code? Can we speak of intention in a case like this?

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