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Differences between computer hardware and software

Postby Sonia » Mon Dec 10, 2012 6:30 am

Hardware: Hardware can be defined as a device which is physically connected to your computer.
In other words we can say hardware is something which you can touch physically.
Some examples of Computer hardware:-Printer, Monitor, Mouse etc.

Software: Software is defined as a set of instructions that makes hardware run. Software is something which you are not able to touch physically.
Examples of software: - Window, OS etc.

Three main types of computer software
*Programming software
*System software
*Application software
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