An Overview of Components of a Computer

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What are the Components of a Computer

Computers components are classified into two categories: hardware and software.

The hardware includes all the physical parts that we can hold in our hands (for example, the keyboardmouse, and monitor):

hardware physical parts

The software, however, consists of the programs and apps stored on the hardware:

software programs and apps

Here are all types of files, such as photos, videos, documents, and also apps like cameramaps, Internet browsers, and games.


Computers are made up of both hardware and software. The hardware includes all of the physical parts that we can hold in our hands.

Whereas software, on the other hand, refers to the programs that are stored on the hardware. Examples of software include files such as photos and video. As well as programs/apps, like the camera app or an internet browser.

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