Friday, September 20, 2019

What are the differences between hardware and software?

         Different between Hardware and Software 

                  What are the differences between hardware and software?

Hardware and Software:

Computer hardware refers to the physical parts or components of a computer such as monitor, keyboard, Computer data storage, hard disk, mouse, CPU, memory motherboard and chips all which are physical object that we can actually touch, software refers to the set of programs or instruction that enable the computer to do something and operate the hardware A combination of hardware and software forms a usable computing system hardware and software work together in digital devices and computers to provide computerized functionality.

        Difference between hardware and software


1: Hardware refers to the physical components of the computer            required to store and execute the software.
2: Its physical in nature
3: Hardware understands only Binary Data or digits i.e Os 1s in the      form of voltage pluses 
4: Types:Input storage processing output communication devices.
5: Hardware starts functioning once software is loaded.
6: Hardware faults are physical.
7: Example Monitor printer hard disk video card scanner routers          and modem etc.


1:  Set of instruction that enable a user to interact with the                     Computer.
2:  It is logical in nature.
3:  Software tells the hardware everything in the form of Binary           Data or digits i.e Os and 1s only.
4:  Types System Software and application software.
5:  Software includes the programs the run on the hardware such as       Microsoft XP is the software that makes the computer                       functional,
6:  Software faults are logical.
7:  Examples: Windows Word Excel games Graphic programs and        many more.

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