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HARDWARE & SOFTWARE. Hardware and Software. The computer is made up of 2 essential parts Hardware: The physical parts of the computer that you can see and touch 2. Software: The intangible parts of the computer; the instructions. Examples of Hardware. Printer Monitor Mouse/Trackball

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HARDWARE & SOFTWARE


Hardware and Software

  • The computer is made up of 2 essential parts

  • Hardware: The physical parts of the computer that you can see and touch

    2. Software: The intangible parts of the computer; the instructions


Examples of Hardware

  • Printer

  • Monitor

  • Mouse/Trackball

  • Joystick/Controller

  • Speakers

  • Keyboard

  • Scanner


Software

There are 2 types of Software

  • Operating System Software – The instructions that help the hardware and programs work together

  • Application software - These are the specific instructions to the programs that are installed or downloaded in your computer


Operating System Software

  • Is used with the memory of your computer

  • Can format your disks

  • Create folders to save files

  • Makes it able to move and copy files and folders


Examples of Software

Operating System

Application

Microsoft Word

Facebook

Microtype

Angry Birds

Power point

Temple Run

Movie Maker

  • MAC OS X

  • Windows 7

  • Windows XP


Microsoft Software

  • Word Processing* – is used for documents that contain lots of text (reports, business letters and memos)

  • Publisher* – creates different publications (flyers, brochures, business cards, etc)

  • Spreadsheet* – Is used for calculations and to create graphs

  • Database – Holds the most information in the form of records and can create different reports

  • Presentation – (power point) creates informational presentations for audiences. The basic unit is a slide


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