Software Crosswords

A computer system consists of both hardware (the physical components of the computer) and software: the programs that run on this hardware.

There are three main categories of software:

  • Operating Systems: software that controls the computer hardware: The operating system can load programs into memory (e.g. RAM), instruct the CPU on which programs to run, interact with input, output and storage devices.
  • Utilities and Drivers: A range of specific software that can be used to help with the maintenance and security of the computer system
  • Application Software: A range of software used by the end-user to perform specific tasks.

Complete the following crossword to demonstrate your understanding of the three main types of computer software.
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