Synopses & Reviews
Problem-solving flowcharts, visual hands-on sections and structured outlines help make this bestselling PC hardware book an unbeatable guide. Two CD-ROMS include high-value software for diagnostics, A+ training, a small library of e-books and much more.
Systems requirements for accompanying computer disc: IBM PC or compatible system; Microsoft Windows.
Table of Contents
Personal computer background -- PC components, features, and system design -- Microprocessor types and specifications -- Motherboards and buses -- BIOS -- Memory -- The IDE interface -- The SCSI interface -- Magnetic storage principles -- Hard disk storage -- Floppy disk storage -- High-capacity removable storage -- Optical storage -- Physical drive installation and configuration -- Video hardware -- Serial, parallel, and other I/O interfaces -- Input devices -- Internet connectivity -- Local area networking -- Audio hardware -- Power supply and chassis/case -- Printers and scanners.