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Bigelow's Build Your Own PC Pocket Reference

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ISBN-10: 0070371393

ISBN-13: 9780070371392

Edition: 1st 1998

Authors: Stephen J. Bigelow

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Bigelow's approach to PC building is partly based on his online teaching at www.zdu.com on the Web. This book is based on that experience and shows how to build a new system and upgrade or troubleshoot existing systems.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 4.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Preface
Choosing the Partsp. 1
So You Want to Build Your Own PCp. 1
Deciding to Upgradep. 3
The Issues with Troubleshootingp. 5
The Contemporary PCp. 6
Cases and Power Suppliesp. 13
Motherboards and Related Partsp. 21
Video Systemp. 49
Sound Boardsp. 53
Drive Systemsp. 56
Modemsp. 69
Input Devicesp. 72
Starting the Assemblyp. 77
PC Builder's Checklistp. 77
Case and Power Supply Assemblyp. 85
Assembling the Main Boardp. 88
Motherboard Problems and Troubleshootingp. 108
Completing the Initial Assemblyp. 112
Finishing the Assemblyp. 127
Setting Up the Hard Drivep. 127
Setting Up the Mousep. 147
Setting Up for Multimediap. 150
Installing the Operating Systemp. 165
Installing Windows 95p. 165
Supplemental Installationsp. 179
Understanding CMOS Featuresp. 203
Summary of Current Standardsp. 229
PC Preventive Maintenancep. 231
List of PC Acronymsp. 251
Indexp. 263
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