In This Chapter
Adding software to your PC
Adding programs to the taskbar
Installing software from the Internet
Installing software from media
The PC is a lovely piece of computer hardware, but without the proper software, that hardware just sits pretty and consumes electricity. Obviously, software is important to the PC. In fact, beyond the operating system, the software consists of those programs you use to make the computer a useful and productive tool.
The term software generally refers to computer programs. So if it’s a program, it’s software. And if someone is talking about software, they’re pretty much talking about one or more computer programs.
Software exists ...