Troubleshooting the Personal Computer

Troubleshooting the Personal Computer

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For courses in PC Repair and A+ Certification Preparation.This text provides real-world coverage of PC troubleshooting and coverage of the topics required to pass the A+ PC technician exam. It shows students how to become a successful PC technician by offering comprehensive coverage of both old and new technology and plenty of real-world more

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  • Paperback | 655 pages
  • 210 x 274 x 34mm | 1,378.91g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall Certification
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130957968
  • 9780130957962

Table of contents

1. A PC Overview. 2. The PC Technician. 3. Basic Electronics. 4. The Disassembly and Assembly of the PC. 5. Microprocessors. 6. RAM. 7. The Motherboard Support Chips. 8. The Expansion Slots and Cards. 9. The Case and Power Supply. 10. The Hard Drive. 11. The Floppy Drive and Other Removable Media. 12. The Compact Disk Drive. 13. The Disk Structure. 14. Tape Drives and Data Protection. 15. The Video System. 16. Input Devices. 17. Sound Cards. 18. Serial Ports and Modems. 19. Parallel Ports and Printers. 20. MS-DOS. 21. Windows 3.XX. 22. Windows 95 and 98. 23. Windows NT. 24. Computers Connected to a Network. Appendix A: A+ Certification. Appendix B: Useful Computer Tables. Appendix C: POST Error Codes. Appendix D: Operating System Error Codes. Appendix E: Glossary. more