The Complete Computer Repair Textbook

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Scott/Jones Incorporated, Publishers, 2000 - Computers - 745 pages
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Using easy to understand, step-by-step explanations, graphics to illustrate concepts, reinforcement questions, hands-on exercises and practice certification review questions, The Complete Computer Repair Book is ideal for the both novice and advanced user. Covering the latest technology with an increased emphasis on A+ certification, this easy-to read resource provides excellent instruction for individuals who want further preparation for the A+ certification exam and a clear understanding of computer and peripheral installation, configuration, and repair.

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Contents

Introduction to Microcomputer Repair
5
DIN and DShell Connectors
11
MouseJoystick Ports
17
Introduction Exercise Table 1
23
On the Motherboard
25
Intel Microprocessors
29
Microprocessor Study Table
35
8Bit and 16Bit ISA Slots
41
Hard Drive Interfaces
310
IDE Standards
313
SCSI Software Standards
316
34Pin StraightThrough Control Cable
318
IDE Hard Drive Configuration
322
SCSI Termination
330
Two Internal SCSI Devices Termination
331
System Configuration for Hard Drives
336

PCI with ISA Expansion Slots
47
NLX Motherboard
53
Expansion Slot Identification
58
System Configuration
65
Slide Type DIP Switch
73
PC Card Software Overview
90
Configuration Exercise Table 3
104
DisassemblyReassembly
107
Front Panel Power Switch Connections
117
Basic Electronics and Power
133
Surge Protector
149
PhoneModem Isolator
152
Motherboard Power Connectors
165
Certification Review Questions
169
Troubleshooting Overview
175
IBM POST Error Codes 178180
178
Divide and Conquer
181
Objectives and Key Terms
188
Chip Capacity
192
Memory Chip Developments
194
Buying the Right 72pin SIMM
204
Pentium Memory Banks
206
Same Chip Type
210
Configure the Computer
216
8088 Memory Map
219
Memory and Software Considerations
221
High Memory Area
227
and Memory
234
Memory FillintheBlank
247
8088 System with 640K of RAM
249
Using Microsofts Memmaker Express Exercise
263
Pentium with 40MB of RAM 256
266
Objectives and Key Terms
278
360KB with Hub Ring1 2MB without Hub Ring
280
Floppy Media Problems
284
Related Floppy Drive Issues
290
Floppy FillintheBlank
296
Floppy Exercise Figure 1
297
Objectives and Key Terms
304
LowLevel Format
339
Hard Drive Partitioning
344
Logically Troubleshooting Newly Installed Drives
352
Fragmented Hard Drive
360
Hard Drive FillintheBlank
368
Hard Exercise Figure 5
373
Single IDE Hard Drive Installation Exercise
384
Copying Files from One Computer to Another Using a Special Cable Exercise
397
Hard Drive Defragmentation Exercise DOS
410
CDROM Drives and Sound Cards
413
8Bit Sampling
426
16bit Sampling
427
CD Standards
443
Certification Review Questions
461
Serial Devices Mice and Keyboards
465
25Pin to 25Pin Null Modem Cable
478
Normal Modem Usage
491
DEBUG Output Explanation
509
Serial Exercise Table 6
523
Objectives and Key Terms
528
Monitor Preventative Maintenance
535
Bits Required for Colors
538
Objectives and Key Terms
556
Output of DEBUG with Two Printer Ports Installed
558
Ink Jet Printers
562
Paper
568
Windows 9598NT Printer Troubleshooting
574
Printer Review Questions
580
Adding Windows 9598s GenericText Only Printer Driver Exercise
586
DEBUG Output Explanation
588
Introduction to DOS
591
AUTOEXEC BAT Example
602
Sample Tree Structure
615
Windows 95
633
Windows 95
636
Windows 95s IO SYS Settings
653
Windows 95 SETUP Switches
674
Chapters 610 Appendixes A and B Certification Review Questions
683
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