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What is the difference between hardware and software?



 

Difference between hardware and software

 

HARDWARE :

  • Computer and other attached input/output devices are called hardware.
  • All hardware components may be connected mechanically, electronically and electrically with each other
  • Hardware includes 
  • A: input devices
  • B: output devices
  • C: CPU
  • D: Backing Storage
  • E: Electronic circuits
  • F: Resistors, capacitors, IC’s

 

SOFTWARE :

  • Stored as the program that governs the operation of a computer system and makes the hardware run. 
  • They are designed by the manufactures of the programmers to fulfill the requirements
  • Software is 0f two types
  • A: System software
  • B: Application software

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