A+ Guide To Managing And Maintaining Your Pc, Comprehensive

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-02-26
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Written by a best-selling author and instructor expressly for the classroom, the A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, Comprehensive, Fifth Edition has been completely redesigned in engaging full color. This edition features new pedagogical features and coverage of the latest technologies, including DVD-Rs, Tablet PCs, Itanium chips, and more. This guide maps fully to the 2003 A+ Core Hardware and OS Technologies certification exams and is designed to be the most complete, step-by-step book available for learning the fundamentals of supporting and troubleshooting computer hardware and software.

Table of Contents

Introducing Hardware
How Hardware and Software Work Together
Understanding the Boot Process and Command Line
Electricity and Power Supplies
The Motherboard
Managing Memory
Floppy Drives
Understanding and Installing Hard Drives
Optimizing and Protecting Hard Drives
Supporting I/O Devices
Multimedia Devices and Mass Storage
Supporting Windows 9x
Understanding and Installing Windows 2000 and Windows NT
Managing and Troubleshooting Windows 2000
Installing and Using Windows XP Professional
Managing and Supporting Windows XP
Supporting Modems
PCs on a Network
PCs on the Internet
Notebooks, Tablet PCs, and PDAs
Supporting Printers
All About SCSI
Purchasing a PC or Building Your Own
Troubleshooting and Maintenance Fundamentals
Error Messages and Their Meanings
ASCII Character Set and Ansi.sys
The Hexadecimal Number System and Memory Addressing
FAT Details
Electricity and Multimeters
The Professional PC Technician
Introducing Linux
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