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A+ Guide to Hardware: Managing, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting with CDROMby Jean Andrews
Synopses & Reviews
Written by a best-selling author and instructor expressly for the classroom, the Enhanced edition of A+ Guide to Hardware: Managing, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting, Third Edition, now includes free video clips on CD! Watch Jean Andrews bring concepts and technical topics to life via "live" demonstrations - mapping completely to the textbook! This full-color guide maps fully to the 2003 A+ Core Hardware and OS Technologies certification exams and is designed to be the most complete, step-by-step book available for learning the fundamentals of supporting and troubleshooting computer hardware and software.
'Written by a best-selling author and instructor expressly for the classroom, the Enhanced edition of A+ Guide to Hardware: Managing, Maintaining, and Troubleshooting, Third Edition, now includes free video clips on CD!'
About the Author
Jean Andrews has more than thirty years of experience in the computer industry, including more than thirteen years in the college classroom. She has worked in a variety of businesses and corporations designing, writing, and supporting application software; managing a PC repair help desk; and troubleshooting wide area networks. She has written numerous books on software, hardware, and the Internet, including the bestselling A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 6th Edition, and A+ Guide to Hardware: Managing, Maintaining and Troubleshooting, Fourth Edition. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
Table of Contents
1. Introducing Hardware 2. PC Repair Fundamentals 3.Form Factors and Power Supplies 4.Processors and Chipsets 5.Motherboards 6.Upgrading Memory 7.Hard Drives 8.Installing and Supporting I/O Devices 9.Multimedia Devices and Mass Storage 10.PCs on a Network 11.Notebooks, Tablet PCs, and PDAs 12.Supporting Printers and Scanners Appendices A.How an OS Uses System Resources B.Electricity and Multimeters C.Supporting SCSI and Legacy Devices D.Disassembling a Notebook E.CompTIA List of Acronyms
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