Basic PC Anatomy
Today, there are many keyboard variations. Some keyboards have an integrated pointing device
such as a trackball. Ergonomic keyboards are designed to be more comfortable for the hands
and wrists. Regards of the variations, all keyboards, except those on notebook computers,
follow the 105-key standard. More ...
All About Your Computer's BIOS
Are you confused by the computer BIOS? The BIOS is a fundamental component of any PC
and if you really want to get into the guys of a computer, it?s good through understanding
what BIOS Is all about. More ...
CompTIA A+ 220-701 and 220-702 Cert Guide
CompTIA A+ Certification is widely recognized as the first certification you should
receive in an IT career. The number one goal of this book is to help you pass the
2009 version of the CompTIA A+ Certification Exams and earn your CompTIA A+ Certification. More ...
Understanding Your Motherboard
Understanding your motherboard is about pointing out what the bits of your motherboard
actually do, if you are not used to building or upgrading your own machine you will
want to know the ins and outs of the motherboard. More ...
SD (Secure Digital) Memory Card Basics
SD cards come in a variety of sizes, storage capacities, and transfer speeds.
This makes it confusing for users to choose the correct memory card for
their products. This article touches on the SD technologies to help you
get the correct SD memory card. More ...
How a laser Printer Works
Laser printers work by using a laser beam to transfer an image to an electrically charged,
photo-sensitive drum. The charge on the drum attracts toner ink, which is transferred
to the paper. The primary steps in the laser printing process are listed below. More ...
Installing an Optical Drive
Optical drives read (and may write) CDs; DVDs, HD DVDs; and BluRays. Virtually every
modern PC contains an optical drive (either internally or externally), used as a media
player, for installing new software, or as large capacity storage medium for computers.
Installing your optical drives is an easy process that requires a bit of attention to
detail. Here?s an easy-to-follow-installation guide. More ...
An Overview of the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Fabrication Process
PCBs are fabricated with the use of two types of software. Computer Aided Design (CAD) software is
used to design the electronic schematic of the circuit. Then Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM)
software is used to produce the PCB design. More ...
FREE Ebook - A+ Certification Study Guide
According to the department of labor, employment of computer support specialists
and systems administrators is expected to increase by 23 percent from 2008 to 2018,
which is much faster than the average for all occupations. This occupation is
expected to add 78,900 jobs over the next decade. More ...
General Overview Of Motherboards
Everyone hears the term motherboard and wonders exactly what it is? The motherboard will
contain connection points for your CPU (Central Processing Unit), Hard drive, RAM (Random
Access Memory), Video Card, and Power Supply. More ...
Mach Speed P4MSD-800 D2 Via Socket 775 MicroATX Motherboard and Intel Pentium D 940 3.20GHz Processor Bundle
Based on the VIA P4M800 chipset, the Mach Speed P4MSD-800 D2 motherboard supports up
to 2 DDR2 memory modules at 533MHz, up to 2GB. This high-end platform also supports
AGP 8X, SATA, 6-channel audio, USB 2.0, Fast Ethernet LAN and more. More ...
Why Does My Hard Drive Show Less Space Than the Specification?
Your hard drive may show less space than the published specifications due to a number
of reasons. 1. The way size is calculated and displayed. Some computers have a non-DOS
hard drive partition that is used for features such as Hibernation, or Recovery... More ...