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ZIF - Insertion Zero Force (a processor chip socket)

PSU power supply unit - power supply to motherboard, expansion cards, drives. - PCI:Peripheral Component Interconnect

PCI –

PCI – peripheral component interconnect

Single edge contact - SEC

ATX (Advanced Technology eXtended)

Molex - Molex connector is the vernacular term for a two-piece pin and socket interconnection, most frequently disk drive connectors. Pioneered by Molex Connector Company, the two-piece design became an early electronic standard.

DVI Port Digital Video Port - MICR oh DIMM micro dual in-line memory module MID I musical instrument Digital interface M I am a multipurpose Internet Mail Extension MI MO multiple input multiple output MP3 moving picture experts group layer 3 audio in PEG moving picture experts group RJ – 11 registered Jack function 11 RJ-45 registered Jack function 45 RTC real-time clock SAS serial attached is CSI SATA serial Advanced Technology attachment SDR a.m. synchronic dynamic random access memory TD terabyte TCP transmission control protocol TCP/IP transmission control protocol/Internet protocol VGA video graphics array VM virtual machine Wi-Fi wireless fidelity W LA in wireless local area networkDR a.m. dynamic random access memory DSL digital subscriber line
EE PROM electrically erasable programmable read-only memory FAT file allocation table FAT 1212-bit file allocation table FDD floppy disk drive F are you field replaceable unit FSB front side bus FTP file transfer protocol GB gigabyte GDI graphic device interface GH Z gigahertz GUI graphical user interface GPS global positioning system HDD hard disk drive HDMI high definition media interface HTML hypertext markup language I/O input/output I CMP Internet control message protocol IEEE Institute of electrical and electronics engineers I am AP Internet mail access protocol IP Internet protocol IP CON FIG Internet protocol configuration ISDN integrated services digital network ISO international organization for standardization/industry-standard organization ISP Internet service provider J BOD just a bunch of discDIMM
or dual in-line memory module comprises a series of dynamic random-access memory integrated circuits

KB kilobyte land local area network LCD liquid crystal display LED light emitting diode MAC media access control/mandatory access control MAPI messaging application programming interface in the be megabyte


DIMM or dual in-line memory module comprises a series of dynamic random-access memory integrated circuits

Bios basic input/output system

CMOS complementary mental-oxide semiconductor

USB ports (Universal serial bus): USB ports come in high speed, regular speed, and superspeed.
FireWire port: high-speed multimedia devices
external SATA port
AT: advanced technology, ATA: advanced technology attachment; SATA: Serial Advanced Technology Attachment - - a computer bus interface that connects host bus adapters to mass storage devices that include hard disk drives, optical drives and solid-state drives.

The Computer and Rapid Social Change

A computer simile for second language users - -

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1st week note: what about the BelArc advisor?

Make a habit of documenting all maintenance and troubleshooting activities for any computer you work on.

Andrews, Jean. Lab Manual (Page 13). Course Technology. Kindle Edition.

Belarc www.belarc.com/free_download.html

Learn wireless connectivity: Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network and Sharing Center

Documentation first - Save a copy of computer inventory and maintenance form. In Part 1, Know physical system and Windows settings. 2, Know the network settings. 3, Know applications installed. Know information about hardware installed. Exterior case identification: manufacturer, model, component information?

How many CDs, DVD drives?

Type of connectoin mouses uses?

How many USB ports in back and front?

Performance: Find performance in here: Control Panel\System and Security\Security and Maintenance

Network TCP/IP settings: Right-click and then what's this about? https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/949848 - - Device Manager,

 

Andrews, Jean. Lab Manual (Page 10). Course Technology. Kindle Edition.

Network Settings: Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network and Sharing Center

File History: Control Panel\System and Security\File History

Andrews, Jean. Lab Manual (Page 5). Course Technology. Kindle Edition.

Windows Classic Shell - To use the Windows 7 screen on a Windows 10 operating system, download the Classic Shell software frome classicshell.net.

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A good computer manual for finding computer repair issues helps. Among the more prominant rempair manual, Lab Manual for Andrews A+ guide to IT technical support, ninth edition has good marks. See the Amazon page for this text.

Chapter 1 Questions and Tentative Answers

1. The control panel categories number how many? 44

2. The window snipping tool has four useful file types to snip screens, which are they? Snipping Tool Lesson Outcome; 1. free form, rectangle snip, 3. Window snip, 4. full screen snip

A large icon view present symbols of applications while the category view lists the various categories containing applications.

3. Using a Windows 7 system, what is the performance rating of your computer using the Windows experience Index performance scale level 1.0 to 7.9?

System Memory Monitor: http://www.myfavoritegadgets.info/monitors/SystemMonitorII/systemmonitorII.html

System Monitor

System Monitor II -

4. What's the cost of a computer upgrade from Window 8 to Windows 10? $79 at Amazon

Chapter Work: Record work and make deliverables; gather in record system information; identify computer parts; identify form factors; find documentation on the Internet about power rating; use laptop display options

Control Panel: View by Classic View, which shows categories or by large or small icons. Find the link to these view in upper right of screen: View by.

 

Windows 10 home
systems:
processor space and tell (R) core (TM) i3 – 4130 space CPU @ 3.40 GHz space 3.40 GHz
installed memory (RAM): 8.00 GB
Penton touch: no Penton touch helpful is available for this display

Computer name, domain, and workshop settings: not applicable

Step 1: Open Command Prompt as administrator. To do this, type CMD on the Start screen, then right-click on the Command Prompt icon and then click on "Run as administrator". If you are on the desktop, move the mouse pointer to the lower right corner of the screen to evoke the Charms menu. Click on the Search icon and then type CMD. Again, right-click on the Command Prompt icon and then click on "Run as administrator".

Step 2: In the elevated prompt, type the following command and press the Enter key: Winsat formal

This will start the benchmarking operation. Do not use the computer until the computer finishes generating the report. This might take a few minutes.

Or you can use the following command to update the score (useful for users who would like to update the score after changing a hardware or updating drivers): Winsat formal -restart

Your system may take a couple of minutes to re-run all assessments

Step 3: Next, navigate to the following folder: %WINDIR%\Performance\WinSAT\DataStore

Step 4: Double-click on the file titled <date.time>.Formal.Assessment (Initial).WinSAT.XML to open it with the default web browser.

 

 

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bottomUSB ports (Universal serial bus): USB ports come in high speed, regular speed, and superspeed.
FireWire port: high-speed multimedia devices
external SATA porthttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_ATA
AT: advanced technology, ATA: advanced technology attachment; SATA: Serial Advanced Technology Attachment - - a computer bus interface that connects host bus adapters to mass storage devices that include hard disk drives, optical drives and solid-state drives.