Why pay top dollar for a state-of-the-art PC when it's so easy to build one? This handy,pocket-sized reference provides all the tips,tricks,and techniques needed to construct a complete,economical,IBM-compatible Windows 95 PC from scratch. Drawing on his real-life experience and interaction with end users as the teacher of an on-line "Build Your Own PC" course,Bigelow illustrates the process step by stepfrom selecting parts to optimizing,testing,and troubleshooting.
Learn how to build a complete,economical IBM-compatible PC from scratch! building your own PC is the way to go. you get exactly the system you want,save money,and have fun in the process. Stephen Bigelow has taught thousands of online students - including rank beginners - to construct the customized PC of their dreams. He;s put all the tips,tricks,and techniques needed for success into this handy,step-by-step reference. From power supply through peripherals,you'll learn how to: Choose your components; Assemble them in quick,efficient order; Test the system; Troubleshoot with confidence especially for novices); Take advantage of upgrades; Install and optimize Windows 95.