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Upgrade and repair with Jean Andrews
Andrews, Jean, 1946-
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Publication Information:
Boston, Mass.: Premier Press, [2003]

Physical Description:
xvii, 1205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.

"Covers hardware and operating systems"--Cover.

"Includes robust coverage of Windows 2000, NT, 9x, DOS, Linux, and Mac ; covers P4 motherboards, notebooks, printers, and PDAs"--Cover.
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TK7887.5 .A53 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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This text covers new technologies in CPUs, motherboards, notebooks, printers, PDAs and much more.

Table of Contents

Part I Hardware
Chapter 1 How Computers Work
Chapter 2 How an OS Works with Hardware and Other Software
Chapter 3 Electricity and Power Supplies
Chapter 4 The Motherboard
Chapter 5 Supporting I/O Devices
Chapter 6 Memory and Floppy Drives
Chapter 7 Understanding and Installing Hard Drives
Chapter 8 All About SCSI
Chapter 9 Multimedia Devices and Mass Storage
Chapter 10 Supporting Modems
Chapter 11 PCs on a Network
Chapter 12 Notebooks, PDAs, and Printers
Chapter 13 Troubleshooting and Maintenance Fundamentals
Chapter 14 Purchasing a PC or Building Your Own
Part II Software
Chapter 15 Introducing and Comparing Operating Systems
Chapter 16 Understand the Boot Process and Command Line
Chapter 17 Installing and Using Windows 9x
Chapter 18 Supporting and Troubleshooting Windows 9x
Chapter 19 Understanding and Supporting Windows NT
Chapter 20 Installing and Using Windows 2000 Professional
Chapter 21 Managing and Troubleshooting Windows 2000
Chapter 22 Installing and Using Windows XP Professional
Chapter 23 Managing and Supporting Windows XP
Chapter 24 Managing and Troubleshooting Hard Drives
Chapter 25 Sharing Resources on a Network
Chapter 26 Windows on the Internet
Chapter 27 Linux, Macs, and Notebooks
Appendix A Error Messages and Their Meanings
Appendix B Interrupt Vectors
Appendix C The Professional PC Technician
Appendix D ASCII Character Set and Ansi.sys
Appendix E The Hexadecimal Number System and Memory Addressing