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A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, Fifth Edition Enhanced, Comprehensive / Edition 5
     

A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, Fifth Edition Enhanced, Comprehensive / Edition 5

by Jean Andrews
 

ISBN-10: 1418835579

ISBN-13: 9781418835576

Pub. Date: 04/22/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Written by a best-selling author and instructor expressly for the classroom, the Enhanced edition of A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, Fifth Edition, Enhanced now includes free video clips on CD. Watch Jean Andrews bring concepts and technical topics to life via "live" demonstrations - mapping completely to the textbook. This full-color guide maps fully

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Written by a best-selling author and instructor expressly for the classroom, the Enhanced edition of A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, Fifth Edition, Enhanced now includes free video clips on CD. Watch Jean Andrews bring concepts and technical topics to life via "live" demonstrations - mapping completely to the textbook. This full-color 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418835576
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/22/2005
Edition description:
Enhanced, Comprhensive
Pages:
1352
Product dimensions:
7.11(w) x 9.10(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introducing Hardware 2. How Hardware and Software Work Together 3. Understanding the Boot Process and Command Line 4. Electricity and Power Supplies 5. The Motherboard 6. Managing Memory 7. Floppy Drives 8. Understanding and Installing Hard Drives 9. Optimizing and Protecting Hard Drives 10 Supporting I/O Devices 11. Multimedia Devices and Mass Storage 12. Supporting Windows 9x/Me 13. Understanding and Installing Windows 2000 and Windows NT 14. Managing and Troubleshooting Windows 2000 15. Installing and Using Windows XP Professional 16. Managing and Supporting Windows XP 17. Supporting Modems 18. PCs on a Network 19. PCs on the Internet 20. Notebooks, Tablet PCs, and PDAs 21. Supporting Printers 22. All About SCSI 23. Purchasing a PC or Building Your Own 24. Troubleshooting and Maintenance Fundamentals Appendices A: Error Messages and Their Meanings B: ASCII Character Set and Ansi.sys C: The Hexadecimal Number System and Memory Addressing D: FAT Details E: Electricity and Multimeters F: The Professional PC Technician G: Introducing Linux H: Supporting Notebooks I: Windows XP Service Pack 2 Glossary

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