Chapter 2: Software & Operating System
What is the software? How is software categorized? What is an operating system ? What does an operating system do?
What’s the software ?
Software is the instructions and associated data, stored in electronic format, that direct the computer to accomplish a task. A computer program is a set of detailed, step-by-step instructions that tells a computer how to solve a problem or carry out a task.
How is software categorized?
Software is categorized as either application software or system software. Application software is designed to be used for a purpose such as drawing designs, creating documents, etc. System...