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More About This Title The Complete PC Upgrade and Maintenance Guide 16e
Quentin Docter has over a decade of experience in the networking industry. He holds MCSE+I, MCT, CNE, and A+ certifications.
Faithe Wempen is an adjunct instructor of computer information technology at Purdue University and the author of over 80 computer, including Sybex's A+ JumpStart: PC Operating and Hardware Systems Basics.
Quick Guide to Popular Upgrades.
Part 1: Core Components.
Chapter 1: Five Easy Pieces: PC Hardware in a Nutshell.
Chapter 2: Inside the PC: Core Components.
Chapter 3: Taking Apart and Rebuilding the PC.
Chapter 4: Avoiding Service: Preventive Maintenance.
Chapter 5: Installing New Circuit Boards.
Chapter 6: System Memory.
Chapter 7: Power Supplies and Power Protection.
Part 2: Devices.
Chapter 8: Hard Disk Drive Overview and Terminology.
Chapter 9: CD--ROM and DVD Drives.
Chapter 10: Understanding and Installing ATA Drives.
Chapter 11: Understanding and Installing SCSI Drives.
Chapter 12: Partitioning, Formatting, and Managing Drives.
Chapter 13: Protecting and Maintaining Hard Disks and Data.
Chapter 14: Floppy Drives and Their Alternatives.
Part 3: Supporting and Managing Peripherals.
Chapter 15: Printer Types and Interfaces.
Chapter 16: Troubleshooting Inkjet Printers.
Chapter 17: Troubleshooting Laser Printers.
Chapter 18: Understanding and Troubleshooting Scanners.
Chapter 19: Keyboards and Mice.
Part 4: Multimedia.
Chapter 20: Video Adapters and Displays.
Chapter 21: Play It Loud: Sound Cards.
Chapter 22: Flash RAM and Digital Cameras.
Part 5: Hardware Management and Troubleshooting.
Chapter 23: Hardware Management in Windows.
Chapter 24: Using the Internet for Hardware Support.
Chapter 25: Troubleshooting PC Problems.
Part 6: Networking, Mobile Computing, and the Internet.
Chapter 26: Networking Concepts and Hardware.
Chapter 27: Installing and Troubleshooting Networks.
Chapter 28: Modems and Other Internet Connection Devices.
Chapter 29: Viruses and Other Nasty Bugs.
Chapter 30: Notebook/Laptop Computers.