A+ PC Technician's Pocket Reference

A+ PC Technician's Pocket Reference



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A+ PC Technician's Pocket Reference by Brian Schwarz

Features detailed, to-the-point coverage of core hardware technologies, along with operating systems and basic networking. Beginning by following the A+ Exam objectives, this go-anywhere guide also covers Windows XP and XP Pro, legacy issues such as older hardware and software integration, and includes charts, visual identification guides, and maintenance reference material.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072229059
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 03/18/2003
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 4.64(w) x 8.07(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

I: Ports and Connectors1: Peripheral Ports and Connectors 2: Cleaning Your PC 3: Technician's Toolkit 4: Power 5: Disposal 6: Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) 7: Motherboards 8: Expansion Buses 9: BIOS 10: CMOS 11: Intel CPUs II: Operating Systems Technologies 12: AMD Processors 13: VIA Processors 14: RAM 15: IDE Hard Drives 16: EIDE Devices 17: CMOS Settings for IDE Devices 18: Partitioning and Formatting 19: SCSI Fundamentals 20: SCSI Installation, Cabling, and Troubleshooting 21: I/O Addresses 22: IRQs 23: DMA 24: Plug and Play 25: Printer Connections, Modes, and Troubleshooting 26: Power Management 27: USB and FireWire 28: Docking Stations 29: Basics of Networking Hardware 30: Network Hardware 31: Network Topologies 32: Hardware Protocols 33: Operating System Basics 34: DOS User Interface 35: Files 36: DOS Hardware Configuration 37: DOS Memory Management 38: Viruses 39: Hard Drives 40: Installation 41: Troubleshooting 42: Windows 9x Bootup Process 43: System Files (and more...)

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This is a well-written, concise pocket reference. Items are well-explained, well-diagrammed, and the text has lots of illustrative photos. The only problem is that one or two photos are incorrect.