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Difference between software and hardware

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Asked by RSAHALAWAT, 20 Apr '12 12:34 pm
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Software is a general term used to describe a collection of computer programs, procedures, and documentation that perform some task on a computer system. Practical computer systems divide software systems into three major classes: system software, programming software, and application software, although the distinction is arbitrary and often blurred.

Hardware is best described as a device that is physically connected to the computer or something that can be physically touched. A CD-ROM, monitor, printer, and video card are all examples of computer hardware.
Answered by marklee, 21 Apr '12 06:34 pm

 
  
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Software is about writing computer progmmes . a set of commands in logical sequence for performing a task.
Hardware is that MATERIAL part of computer components which is needed to execute the software programme .
Hard ware consists of Main Mother board, Hard Disc, RAM random Acces Memory, floppy drive, cd drive,...so on.
Answered by sharad sharad, 20 Apr '12 12:40 pm

 
  
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In a computer all physical devices such as laptops, keyboards, notebooks, mouses, printers, ports etc. are hardware peripherals. The OS system such as windows, the file we use, data we store on computer and application that is programs such as word processors, email hosts etc. are software, which reside on the hardware such as discs, memory etc.
Answered by Raimer Rainer, 20 Apr '12 12:38 pm

 
  
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Soft n hard
Answered by Prince Deva, 20 Apr '12 12:35 pm

 
  
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