The fast pace of computer technology requires constant learning. To be effective, technicians must be familiar with both old and new technology. In one easy-to-read volume, Troubleshooting the PCprovides everything needed to successfully troubleshoot a personal computer and its peripherals. The text covers hardware, operating systems and environments (DOS, Windows 3.XX, Windows 95/98, and Windows NT), and applications. The A+ Certification is critical to the success of a PC technician. Throughout this expanded and revised edition, attention is given to the A+ Certification objectives with hands-on exercises and end-of-chapter questions. New to this edition: Chapter 5, Microprocessors, and Chapter 22, Windows 9X, have been completely revised. Chapter 7, Motherboards, has been expanded to include common chipsets, by both Intel and Via, and chipset software. Expanded coverage of Chapter 23, Windows NT, includes Windows 2000 and Windows XP Additional troubleshooting material is also provided. Chapter 24, Computers Connected to a Network, places more emphasis on networking and troubleshooting of networks as a result of the changes made to the A+ Certification exam. Additional troubleshooting material and end-of-chapter questions have been added in all chapters. Appendix A has been completely revised to reflect changes in the A+ Certification exam.OBJECTIVES. 1 . Identify and describe the motherboard. 2. Explain the advantages of a printed circuit board. 3. Describe what the form factor of a motherboard is. 4. List the different forms of memory and their advantages and disadvantages. 5.
|Title||:||Troubleshooting the PC|
|Author||:||Patrick E. Regan|
|Publisher||:||New Riders Pub - 2002-03|