How To Build Your Own PC: Save A Buck And Learn A Lot

How To Build Your Own PC
Save A Buck And Learn A Lot

by Charlie Palmer

With over 200 step-by-step photographs, How To Build Your Own PC: Save A Buck And Learn A Lot will teach you everything you need to know to build your own desktop PC. You will learn how to:

* Select And Choose PC Components. The focus is on choosing quality PC parts at a budget.

* Protect Your System From Static Electricity And Handle Components Properly.

* Put The CPU On The Mainboard.

* Install The Mainboard In The Case.

* Install Hard Drives, Floppy Drives, And CD-RW Drives.

* Select A DVD Burner, Understand USB and Firewire, And Get Into Digital Filmmaking.

* Install PCI Expansion Cards And AGP Video Cards.

* Partition And Format A New Hard Drive.

* Install Windows XP.

* Understand And Install Software Drivers and .inf Files.

* Install A Dual-Boot Operating System (Windows XP and Red Hat Linux).

* Understand Bootloaders and Modify Linux's GRUB.

You'll also learn about careers in PC repair and be given further resources to help you continue your study of computers and computer repair.

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