This work helps you build your computer career on a solid foundation. Whether you're setting out to earn your A+ certification or just want to know more about how a PC works, "A+ JumpStart: PC Hardware and Operating Systems Basics" is the place to start. Inside, an experienced PC technician and author demystifies every aspect of PC technology, giving you a firm footing from which you can work towards and realize your goals. Coverage includes: PC safety and preventive maintenance; motherboard selection and setup; CPU and memory types; how video cards and monitors work; setting up hard drives; selecting and configuring expansion boards; electricity basics; selecting, installing, and troubleshooting printers; selecting and setting up network components; configuring Windows for network file and printer sharing; device resource management in Windows; troubleshooting Windows; and setting up Internet connections.
Author: Faithe Wempen