Hardware and Software

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  • Created on: 16-02-18 13:27
What is Hardware?
Hardware are the physical components of a computer system
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Give examples of Internal Hardware Devices
Processor, Motherboard, Random Access Memory (RAM), Read Only Memory (ROM), video cards, sound cards, sound cards and internal hard disk drives.
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Give examples of External Hardware Devices
Monitors, keyboards, printers, external storage devices
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What is Software?
Software are programs that are used for controlling the operation of a computer or processing electronic data.
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What are the types of Software?
Applications software, System software
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What is Applications Software?
Programs that allow the user to do specific tasks.
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Give examples of Application Software
Word processing, Spreadsheet, Database management systems, control software, measuring software, applets and apps, photo editing software, video editing software, graphics manipulation software.
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What is Systems Software?
Programs that allow the hardware to run properly and allow the user to communicate with the computer.
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Give examples of Systems Software.
Compilers, Linkers, Device drivers, Operating systems, and utilities
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Processor, Motherboard, Random Access Memory (RAM), Read Only Memory (ROM), video cards, sound cards, sound cards and internal hard disk drives.

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What are the types of Software?

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