What is Hardware ??

Computer hardware is a physically touchable device. It includes the physical parts of a computer. such as the case with the central processing unit (CPU), random access memory (RAM), monitor, mouse, keyboard, computer data storage like HDD and SSD, graphic card, sound card, speakers, etc.

What is Software ??

Software is a set of programmes and instructions. It has associated documentation and data. This is in contrast to hardware, which is a system that is built and actually performs the work. At the lowest level of programming, it consists of MLL, or machine-level language. This instruction typically processes the central processing unit and the graphics processing unit. Machine language consists of groups of binary values signifying changes in the state of the computer. The majority of software is written in high-level languages.

Hardware and Software

Difference between Hardware and Software




NaturePhysically touchable devices.Can not touch it physically.
DevelopmentThis was made with materials like electronics and other things.It id developed using instructions using machine language or programming language.
ReplaceIt can be replaced with new or different components if it is damaged.When it damaged, it reinstalled or recreate from the backup file.
WorkingWork when software is embedded on it. It will run when it installed on computer.
AffectionIt is not affected by the virus.It is affected by the virus.
DependencyHardware can not perform any task without software.Software can not run any instruction without hardware. 
ExampleMonitor, Mouse, Keyboard, etc.Application, System drivers, Browsers, etc.



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