Basics of Hardware and Software

Basics of Hardware and Software

Basic Operation of Computer 

Inputting. The process of entering data and instructions into the computer system

Storing. Saving data and instructions to make them readily available for initial or additional processing whenever required

Processing. Performing arithmetic operations (add, subtract, multiply, divide, etc.) or logical operations (comparisons like equal to, less than, greater than, etc.) on data to convert them into useful information

Outputting. The process of producing useful information or results for the user such as a printed report or visual display

Controlling. Directing the manner and sequence in which all of the above operations are performed