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What is system software? What are its components?



The software that provides the basic functionality to operate a computer by interacting directly with its constituent hardware is termed as system software. 

It provides services directly to the end user, or to some other software. 

Categories of system software are:

  • Operating system
  • Device driver
  • System utilities
  • Language translators


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