This book provides a detailed, yet straightforward treatment of all facets of microcomputer hardware, software, and troubleshooting. Features “Joe Tekk” situational examples that demonstrate how a typical computer technician encounters many types of microcomputer-related problems and applications. An accompanying CD-ROM provides examples. Using the Instructional System. Laboratory Familiarization. Electrical and Mechanical Safety. Hand Tool Identification and Usage. Microcomputer Familiarization. Electrical Component Identification. Integrated Circuit Insertion and Removal. Soldering and Desoldering Techniques. Computer Environments. System Teardown and Assembly. Power Supplies. Floppy Disk Drives. The Motherboard Microprocessor and Coprocessor. The Motherboard Memory. Motherboard Expansion Slots. Power On Self-Test (POST). Motherboard Replacement and Setup. Hard Disk Fundamentals. Hard Drive Backup. Hard Disk Replacement and File Recovery. Video Monitors and Video Adapters. The Computer Printer. Keyboards and Mice. Telephone Modems. CDROM and Sound Card Operation. Multimedia Devices. Network Hardware. An Overview of Windows 3.x. An Introduction to Windows. The Windows Desktop. The Control Panel. Windows Explorer. Managing Printers. Accessories. An Introduction to Networking with Windows. Installing New Software. Installing New Hardware. Windows NT Domains. A Typical Windows Computer. Intel Pentium Processor Architecture. An Introduction to Assembly Language. Hardware and Software Interrupts. The Advanced Intel Microprocessors. A Detailed Look at the System BIOS. Windows Internal Architecture. Computer Viruses. Setting up a Repair Shop. For any technology-oriented reader who wants to learn about the intricacies of computers.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0130114669