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A general introduction to what software is about for students at the HS level.

A general introduction to what software is about for students at the HS level.

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    Computer Software Computer Software Presentation Transcript

    • Computer Software Rita Ester
    • What is a Computer ?
      • Electronic device
      • Executes the instructions of a computer program stored in it‘s own memory
    • Computer Program
      • Tells your computer what to do
      • stored as a file in bits and bytes,
      • Software = Computer Programs
    • Software
      • System Software
      • Application Software
      COMPUTER HARDWARE OPERATING SYSTEM APPLICATION SOFTWARE
    • System Software
      • Programs that
        • helps managing the computer system,
        • helps maintaining the computer system,
      • Examples: Operating System, Disk Defragmenter, Disk Cleanup .
    • Operating System
      • Program that
        • allows the user to communicate with the computer,
        • manages input and output devices of a computer system
        • manages all programs in a computer,
      • Examples: Windows XP, Linux.
    • Application Software
      • Program for a specific task like
        • Text processing,
        • E-Mail,
        • Games
      • Example: MS Word.