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Hardware and Software

Hardware refers to the physical components of a computer. Computer Hardware is any part of the computer that we can touch these parts.

Software is a collection of instructions, procedures, documentation that performs different tasks on a computer system. we can say also Computer Software is a programming code executed on a computer processor.

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Hardware - These are the primary electronic devices used to build up the computer. Examples of hardware in a computer are the Processor, Memory Devices, Monitor, Printer, Keyboard, Mouse, and the Central Processing Unit.

Software - The code can be machine-level code or the code written for an operating system. Examples of software are Ms Word, Excel, Power Point, Google Chrome, Photoshop, MySQL etc.

Additional Reading

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_hardware

https://www.computerhope.com/jargon/h/hardware.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software

https://www.capterra.com/history-of-software/

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