Pocket PC Ref / Edition 12

Pocket PC Ref / Edition 12

by Thomas J. Glover, Millie M. Young
     
 

The heart of every IBM and compatible PC is the BIOS, a low-level operating environment that handles the initial boot, start up and loading of the operating system and hardware level functions, System and service technicians and professionals assembling computer systems, troubleshooting computer hardware troubleshooting, performance tuning or home hobbyists building… See more details below

Overview

The heart of every IBM and compatible PC is the BIOS, a low-level operating environment that handles the initial boot, start up and loading of the operating system and hardware level functions, System and service technicians and professionals assembling computer systems, troubleshooting computer hardware troubleshooting, performance tuning or home hobbyists building their own computer will benefit from this book.

There are over 50,000 companies focused in the computer technical service and configuration business in the United States alone. Most of these companies employ between 10-50 technicians. In addition, the target audience

Key Features
-- Over 6,500 hard disks covered (almost twice the number of any competitive product).
-- Also covers common and unusual IDE disk controllers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781885071385
Publisher:
Sequoia Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
768
Product dimensions:
4.22(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Personal Information
Other books by Sequoia Publishing, Inc.
Preface
Acknowledgments
References, Trade Names, & Trade Marks
Blank Notes Page
1ASCII and Numerics9
2PC Hardware29
Video Standards30
Keyboard Scan Codes32
Resistor Color Codes36
Paper Sizes37
Port Pinouts and Cabling38
CPU Processor & Co-processor49
USB Specs and Cable63
I/O Interfaces - speeds, devices, cable length67
Memory Map, I/O Map, Interrupts, Errors69
Audio Error Codes72
AwardBIOS Error Messages & POST (Phoenix)77
PhoenixBIOS 4 Error and Screen messages81
IBM XT/AT Class Error Codes84
3Modems and HTTP Internet Codes87
Modem Standards88
UARTs90
Hayes Modem AT Command Set91
HTTP Internet Codes & Error Codes93
4MSDOS Commands95
DOS History and Windows History100
5Windows 95-98-ME-NT-XP Keyboard Shortcuts261
6Hard Drive Specifications287
Standard Hard Drive Types288
Hard Drive Manufacturers Directory290
RAID Specifications460
7CD-ROM Drive Specifications461
CD-ROM Drive Manufacturers Directory462
CD-ROM Syntax and Notes464
8Magneto Optical Drive Specifications511
MO Drive Manufacturers Directory512
MO Syntax and Notes513
9Tape Drive Specifications533
10Floppy Drive Specifications545
Floppy Drive Manufacturers Directory546
11Troubleshooting Guide Teaser559
12PC Industry Phone Book563
Index755

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