This work aims to act as a detailed reference to the workings and components of a personal computer. It offers information on internal component and most external devices, basic troubleshooting information, and installation for the Windows and Linux operating systems.
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Learn how your PC works--and what to do when it doesn't
Understand the function of each component of your PC and learn how they all work together. PC Hardware: A Beginner's Guide first introduces you to the underlying principles of the PC, such as digital logic and electronics, then covers internal components, including GHz processors, high-speed data buses, and DVD drives. Next, you'll get details on external components--monitors, printers, keyboards, mice, modems, and more. The final section explains how to troubleshoot your PC, detect viruses, make repairs, and optimize your system.
Ron Gilster (College Place, WA) is the author of A+ Certification for Dummies and Network+ Certification for Dummies. He is A+, Network+, and I-Net certified and has been upgrading, repairing, and programming PCs for 30 years.
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Book Description Osborne/McGraw-Hill, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110072129905