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What are the main categories of computer software?

What are the main categories of computer software?

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A. Operating system and system software
B. Utility programs and operating systems
C. System software and utility programs
D.  System software and application software.

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Asked by Ttom, Last updated: Oct 10, 2020

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l.Steven

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Answered Jan 07, 2018

The two categories of a computing systems are system software and application software. A computer software, or simply termed a software, is a computer part that contains data and computer instructions. On the most basic level, executable code contains machine language instructions that are certain to every single process or a CPU.

A machine language contains some binary values and an executable code, according to which certain tasks are performed in a computer. Without software, computer processes cannot be carried out. Application software, operating system, and hardware are all parts of an operating system. Computer software is usually grouped into some broad categories.

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John Smith

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Answered Mar 04, 2017

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