Mike Meyers' A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs Lab Manual, Second Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, May 23, 2007 - Computers - 496 pages

Practice the IT Skills Essential for Your Success

  • 60+ lab exercises challenge you to solve problems based on realistic case studies
  • Step-by-step scenarios require you to think critically
  • Lab analysis tests measure your understanding of lab results
  • Key term quizzes help build your vocabulary

In this lab manual, you'll practice:

  • Working with CPUs, RAM, and motherboards
  • Installing, partitioning, and formatting hard drives
  • Working with portable PCs, PDAs, and wireless technologies
  • Installing, upgrading, and troubleshooting Windows 2000 Professional and Windows XP
  • Installing sound and video cards
  • Managing printers and connecting to networks
  • Implementing security measures
  • Preparing for safety and environmental issues
  • Establishing good communication skills and adhering to privacy policies
 

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Contents

Chapter 3 Microprocessors
41
Chapter 4 Ram
55
Chapter 5 BIOS and CMOS
73
Chapter 6 Expansion Bus
89
Chapter 7 Motherboards
107
Chapter 8 Power Supplies
125
Chapter 9 Hard Drive Technologies
143
Chapter 10 Implementing Hard Drives
167
Chapter 15 Maintaining and Troubleshooting Windows
293
Chapter 16 InputOutput
323
Chapter 17 Video
333
Chapter 18 Sound
353
Chapter 19 Portable Computing
369
Chapter 20 Printers
381
Chapter 21 Local Area Networking
401
Chapter 22 The Internet
423

Chapter 11 Removable Media
191
Chapter 12 Installing and Upgrading Windows
211
Chapter 13 Understanding Windows
229
Chapter 14 Working with the CommandLine Interface
265
Chapter 23 Computer Security
447
Chapter 24 The Complete PC Tech
465
Index
477
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About the author (2007)

Mike Meyers, A+, Network+, MCP, is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA A+ certification. He is the president and founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a major provider of PC and network repair seminars for thousands of organizations throughout the world, and a member of CompTIA.

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