What is the difference between computer hardware and computer software?
Hardware/Software Hardware ia anything HARD, in essence, paper, printers, mice, hard drives, processor fans, monitors, etc. Software is otherwise known as computer programs.
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Hardware - Different kinds of hardware can vary from appliances such as a mouse, keyboard, monitor, speakers, or even graphics card and sound card. Software - Sof…tware are certain applications that are stored on your hard drive, such as games, music players, drivers for your different cards, processors, operating systems (Windows, Mac,)
Uttering a speech command or performing a mouse gesture refers to some of the hardware and software elements of the human-computer interface. The VCR and the mouse are example…s of the hardware elements.
Computer software is so called to distinguish it from computer hardware , which encompasses the physical interconnections and devices required to store and execute (or run) …the software. At the lowest level, software consists of a machine language specific to an individual processor. A machine language consists of groups of binary values signifying processor instructions which change the state of the computer from its preceding state. Software is an ordered sequence of instructions for changing the state of the computer hardware in a particular sequence. It is usually written in high-level programming languages that are easier and more efficient for humans to use (closer to natural language ) than machine language. High-level languages are compiled or interpreted into machine language object code. Software may also be written in an assembly language , essentially, a mnemonic representation of a machine language using a natural language alphabet. Assembly language must be assembled into object code via an assembler .
For a computer to produce useful output its hardware and softwaremust work together. Nothing useful can be done with the hardware onits own, and software cannot be utilized wi…thout supportinghardware. To take an analogy, a cassette player and its cassettespurchased from the market are hardware. However, the songs recordedon the cassettes are its software. To listen to a song, that songhas to be recorded on one of the cassettes first, which is thenmounted on the cassette player and played. Similarly, to get a jobdone by a computer, the corresponding software has to be loaded inthe hardware first and then executed. Following important pointsregarding the relationship between hardware and software arebrought out by this analogy: 1. Both hardware and software are necessary for a computer to douseful job. Both are complementary to each other. 2. Same hardware can be loaded with different software to make acomputer perform different types of jobs just as different songscan be played using the same cassette player. 3. Except for upgrades (like increasing main memory and hard diskcapacities, or adding speakers, modems, etc.); hardware is normallya one- time expense, whereas software is a continuing expense. Likewe buy new cassettes for newly released songs or for songs whosecassettes, we do not have, we buy, new software to be run on thesame hardware as and when need arises, or funds become available. Hardware refers to the physical parts of a computer. For example, monitor, keyboard, mouse, speaker, graphic cards, printer, and many more that we can touch. Software or otherwise known as a program, provide a series of instructions for common purpose that tells the computer how to perform tasks. In order for a computer to do a useful job, the hardware and software must work together. For example, when we play a song via Media Players or other software that exists in the computer, it will produce sound at the speaker. A speaker is hardware. For a computer to perform its functions it needs have 50% hardware and 50% software. Therefore, the relationship would be that they are all found in the process of accepting, processing, displaying and storing data. Basically Software is the virual suff like Programs, Appsand the Hardware is the Fisical Stuff like the keyboard, the mouse,the video graphic card, something you can touch
Hardware is parts that make up a computer such as processer, Hard Drive, Ram ect. Software is things such as operating systems, programs and games.
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IT covers all electronic technology which is concerned with storing or transferring data. Software is specific to operating systems or their subroutines within a hardware rig.…
Computer science is the study of computers (particularly software). Computer hardware is the physical parts of a computer. Hardware may include a screen, a hard drive, a mouse…, a keyboard, RAM, etc. Basically, computer science is something people study, and computer hardware is what a computer is physically made out of.
Typically, input devices, or peripherals.
There is no difference. The term software is only used in reference to computer software .
The software of a computer is the programs on the computer, for example a word processor. The hardware of a computer are the physical parts of the computer, for example the mo…use.
Software are programs that will stay on your computer, and have no physical manifestation. Hardware is something you can touch, such as a hard drive, or a keyboard.
As we all are know taht software of two types SYSTEM SOFTWARE and APPLICATION SOFTWARE. Here the SYSTEM SOFTWARE(eg: Operating System) is a software used to the computer hardw…are. The components used in the computer hardware are all static things.It can't work by itself rather it should be work by the operator to process the data.But the user don't know the hardware language to give instuctions or commands to the system(hardware).So we need a interface(which is nothing but OS) to operate the system by the normal users. So, to give commands to do some task by using a computer we need a software.
those parts which we can sea touch and feel its hardwar and those parts which we can not touch and feel its softwar
Computer hardware is the physical computer part, accessory or component. Hardware refers to a thing. Software is the program that runs on the hardware. It is the code that tel…ls the hardware what to do,not a physical thing you can touch.
There are a variety of different hardwares and softwares that canbe used in different computers.