Build your own computer
More and more people are building and upgrading their own personal computer systems from a staggering array of computer 80286, 80386, i486 motherboards, and add-on cards, disk drives, monitors, and more. Here's the book designed to tell you about computers, how to select the right parts, assemble them, and get them up and running.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
About This Book
The IBMCompatible Microcomputer
7 other sections not shown
3.5-inch drive adaptor application programs AUTOEXEC.BAT automatically bank base plate Basics beeps BIOS chip boot disk bytes C:\STAFF CHKDSK command COMMAND.COM components computer's CONFIG.SYS configuration connected control panel controller card created Ctrl Day Learn device dipswitches disk controller DISKCOPY diskette displayed drive bay drive connectors electronic ensure expansion slot Figure filename floppy disk drive floppy drive formatted front function Graphics hard disk drive hard drive holes IBM-compatible Industry Standard Architecture Insert installed interface card jumpers keyboard located mainframe megabyte memory chips micro microcomputer modem monitor screen monochrome motherboard MS-DOS operating system PAYRATES.TXT peripheral pins Plotters power cable power supply Press any key press Enter printer port prompt rails resolution ribbon cable screws Section sectors setup program SIMM socket speed STAFF directory storage capacity subdirectory surge protector switch system files usually video card Volume label wires WordPerfect XCOPY