Build your own computer
More and more people are building and upgrading their own personal computer systems. This book is designed to guide you through the selection, assembly, and startup operations of most typical computer systems.
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Section 3The IBMCompatible PC
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16.8 million colors 3.5-inch drive adapter cards application programs AUTOEXEC.BAT AUTOEXEC.BAT file automatically back plate base plate Basics boot disk bytes cache color command COMMAND.COM components CONFIG.SYS configuration connected control panel controller card COPY created Day Learn desktop device dipswitches DISKCOPY display dot pitch drive bay electronic end plate extended memory floppy disk drive floppy drive formatted front hard disk drive hard drive holes Insert installed instructions interface ISA bus jumper keyboard mainframe megabytes memory chip Microsoft modem module monitor screen monochrome motherboard multi-I/O card non-IDE hard operating system PAYRATES.TXT Pentium pixel platters power cable power supply pressing Enter processor prompt rails resolution ribbon cable screws Section sectors setup program slots socket speaker speed STAFF directory subdirectory surge protector switch tracks usually VESA local bus video card volume label Windows wires