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What general term describes the physical equipment of a computer system, such as it's...

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questionsss | Student | (Level 1) Honors

Posted January 13, 2009 at 5:13 AM via web

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What general term describes the physical equipment of a computer system, such as it's video screen, keyboard, and storage devices?

This is for a computer/business class.

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playsthething | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Assistant Educator

Posted January 13, 2009 at 5:28 AM (Answer #1)

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The physical equipment is called the hardware.  This is in opposition to the software, which includes the operating system and any applications that are installed.

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