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A+ Guide to PC Hardware Maintenence and Repair

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ISBN-10: 1401852300

ISBN-13: 9781401852306

Edition: 2005

Authors: Michael Graves

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This manual serves equally well as a teaching guide for CompTIA?s A+ Core Hardware Exam and as a useful general reference for the PC hardware technician. A thorough guide, it examines the basic components of computer hardware systems, as well as upgrading and troubleshooting computers. An easy-to-read approach is applied to the discussions of each primary component so that readers learn how each component functions, along with the key installation and troubleshooting tips related to that component. Detailed coverage also explores moving and storing data, networking computers, and remote communications.
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Book details

List price: $145.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 9/29/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

The Basics
PC Basics
An Overview of Components
Basic Electricity & the Power Supply
The Core Components
Computer Enclosures
Motherboards, BIOS & the Chipset
Understanding CPUs
The Evolution of the CPU
Searching Your Memory
Moving and Storing Data
Examining The Expansion Bus
User Input Devices
Working with Removable Media
Hard Disk Drive Structure and Geometry
Hard Disk Interfacing and Disk Management
Managing SCSI
The User Side of Computing
Your Computer and Graphics
Printing Technologies
Networking Computers
Remote Communications
When Things Go Wrong
Basic Troubleshooting
Portable Systems