Asked in Computer HardwareSoftware and Applications (non-game)Windows Server 2003
Software and Applications (non-game)
Windows Server 2003
What is meant by hardware?
What is meant by the configuration of a personal computer?
What is meant by computer hardware and software?
Hardware includes the physical components, such as the motherboard, chips, memory, and hard drives, while software includes the programs that run on the hardware. Ergo, a computer is hardware, while an operating system such as Windows 8, Linux, or Mac OSx Mountain Lion is the software that makes the hardware functional.