Synopses & Reviews
Engaging, interesting text and interactive CD-ROM takes readers inside their computers for a guided tour of its inner-workings, from basics of chips and hardware to the latest technologies such as DVD drives and digital printing.
System requirements for accompanying disc: Pentium processor (Pentium 120MHz or better recommended); 24MB RAM (32Mb recommended); Windows 95; quad speed CD-ROM drive (8x recommended); Windows compatible sound card (16-bit stereo recommended); speakers; mouse; Super VGA monitor; 16-bit color video card (32-bit recommended).
Table of Contents
Pt. 1. Boot-up process -- pt. 2. How software works -- pt. 3. Microchips -- pt. 4. Data storage -- pt. 5. Input/output devices -- pt. 6. Multimedia -- pt. 7. How the Internet works -- pt. 8. How printers work.