Introduction to Computers for Engineering and Technology
This book provides users with a comprehensive, straightforward guide to all facets of the personal computer. It focuses on hardware principles, software applications, and troubleshooting—with a presentation that allows readers to apply numerous concepts to real-world situations. Chapter coverage includes detailed information on the disk operating system, the Windows operating system, computer networks, microcomputer systems, and application software. For anyone using a personal computer, or in the market to buy one, seeking an understanding of how it works—and how to maximize its capabilities for business or pleasure.
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Electrical and Mechanical Safety
The Disk Operating System
Using Floppy Disks
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adapter card allows application AUTOEXEC.BAT BACKGROUND INFORMATION backup batch file best answer BIOS boot button bytes cable color command CONFIG.SYS configured connection connector contains Control Panel copy create deleted desktop device Dial-Up Networking display domain double-clicking errors Ethernet example exercise expansion slots Explorer File Folder file name floppy disk format graphics hard disk hard drive hardware icon installed interface Internet IP address Joe Tekk keyboard left-click machine memory menu microprocessor Microsoft mode modem monitor motherboard mouse MS-DOS Multiple Choice Select NetWare Network Neighborhood nodes OK Cancel operating system Options output packets partition password Pentium power supply printer processor Properties protocol provides Recycle root directory screen self-test is designed Server shortcut shown in Figure shows subdirectory switch Table taskbar TCP/IP text file TROUBLESHOOTING True/False Answer true voltage Windows 3.x Windows 95 Windows NT XCOPY