Building a PC For Dummies
This book gives you step-by-step instructions to build your own PC, including what kind of computer you need, parts you will need, how to choose components, how to install them, which operating system you should use and much more. The 3rd Edition of this successful For Dummies title is updated to include the latest technologies making it the most up-to-date reference for new and old do-it-yourselfers.
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Appendixes 3 09
Whats in a Computer Anyway? 9
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Acronym analog modem audio CDs backup built-in cartridge CD recorder CD-ROM drive Chapter chip color components computer owners computer's configuration connector desktop digital video disc display drive bay e-mail EIDE Ethernet faster files floppy disk floppy drive Follow these steps graphics hard drive hardware ID number inkjet install interface internal modem Internet connection ISDN ISDN line Jaz drive jumper keyboard LANtastic laser Linux manual monitor motherboard mouse multimedia older operating system parallel port Pentium Pentium III peripheral pins power supply power user printer processor puter scanner scavenged screen screw SCSI adapter card SCSI card SCSI device serial port server slot cover socket sound card speakers speed standard sure switch tape telephone line termination today's Turbo typically video adapter video card Windows 98 Windows NT Zip drive