9780760050835

A+; A Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC With CDROM

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  • ISBN13:

    9780760050835

  • ISBN10:

    076005083X

  • Edition: CD
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/1/1998
  • Publisher: International Thomson Publishing
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Summary

Serving as a comprehensive exam prep study guide for both hardware and software technologies that are non-vendor specific, this book includes coverage of the general "core" concepts module, DOS/Windows module, key Macintosh topics, and printer and monitor topics. The book features real-world examples, interactive activities, and over 100 hands-on projects that reinforce key concepts and help prepare for the exam. The CD-ROM includes practice exams.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION XX
CHAPTER ONE How Computers Work -- An Overview
1(44)
CHAPTER TWO How Software and Hardware Work Together
45(38)
CHAPTER THREE The Systemboard
83(58)
CHAPTER FOUR Floppy Drives and Other Essential Devices
141(50)
CHAPTER FIVE Introduction to Hard Drives
191(70)
CHAPTER SIX Hard Drive Installation and Support
261(72)
CHAPTER SEVEN Troubleshooting Fundamentals
333(48)
CHAPTER EIGHT Customizing a Personal Computer System with Peripheral Equipment
381(48)
CHAPTER NINE Understanding and Managing Memory
429(56)
CHAPTER TEN Electricity and Power Supplies
485(34)
CHAPTER ELEVEN Supporting Windows 3.x and Windows 95
519(68)
CHAPTER TWELVE Understanding and Supporting Windows NT Workstations
587(70)
CHAPTER THIRTEEN Multimedia Technology
657(46)
CHAPTER FOURTEEN Purchasing a PC or Building Your Own
703(56)
CHAPTER FIFTEEN Communicating over Phone Lines
759(50)
CHAPTER SIXTEEN Networking Fundamentals and the Internet
809(88)
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN Viruses, Disaster Recovery, and a Maintenance Plan That Works
897(44)
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN The Professional PC Technician
941
Appendix A: Error Messages and Their Meanings A-1
Appendix B: Hard Drive Types B-1
Appendix C: ASCII Collating Sequence C-1
Appendix D: The Hexidecimal Number System and Memory Addressing D-1
Appendix E: Troubleshooting Guidelines E-1
GLOSSARY
INDEX

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