A+ Guide to PC Hardware Maintenance and Repair

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Cengage Learning, Sep 17, 2004 - Computers - 656 pages
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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Contents

CHAPTER
1
Chapter
9
Chapter
13
CHAPTER 2
17
CHAPTER
21
Chapter 4
22
CHAPTER 3
39
Computer Enclosures
57
APPENDIX
563
APPENDIX D
605
Appendix E Answers to Chapter Exercises
619
Chapter 2
620
Chapter 3
621
Chapter 4
622
Chapter 5
623
Chapter 6
624

Chapter 5
73
Chapter 6
103
Chapter 7
123
Chapter 8
143
Examining the Expansion Bus
173
Input Devices
211
Working with Removable Disks
231
Hard Disk Drive Structure and Geometry
251
Hard Disk Interfacing and Disk Management
283
Chapter 14
317
Chapter 15
349
Computerized Home Entertainment
379
Getting it All on Paper
405
GETTING ON THE NETWORK
429
TELECOMMUNICATIONS
463
CHAPTER 20
493
BASIC TROUBLESHOOTING PROCEDURES
507
CHAPTER 22
535
Chapter 7
625
Chapter 8
626
Chapter 9
628
Chapter 10
629
Chapter 11
630
Chapter 12
631
Chapter 13
632
Chapter 14
633
Chapter 15
634
Chapter 16
635
Chapter 17
636
Chapter 18
637
Chapter 19
638
Chapter 20
639
Chapter 21
640
Index
642
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Michael Graves is a certified professional Technician and Network Engineer for Compaq Servers and Hewlett Packard Printers.

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