Updated: 02/07/2022 by Computer Hope
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When referring to a computer, configuration refers to how its components are arranged, and how its options are set. For instance, it can refer to the kind of connected hardware, and how those connections are set up. It can also refer to what options are set in a specific program, or in the operating system itself.

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