Build your Own PC Do-it-yourself for Dummies

Build your Own PC Do-it-yourself for Dummies

Book - 2009
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If you’ve dreamed about having a customized multimedia PC or one tricked out for your favorite games, build your own and make your dreams come true! Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies makes it easy.

Not only is building your own PC a really rewarding project, it can also save you a nice chunk of cash. This step-by-step guide helps you decide what you need, teaches you what all those computer terms mean, and tells you exactly how to put the pieces together. It shows you:

  • What tools you need (not as many as you might think!)
  • All about operating systems
  • How to install CD and DVD drives
  • The scoop on sound and video, and how to put a sound system together from start to finish
  • How to connect a monitor and install a modem
  • All about setting up and configuring the hard drive
  • Secrets for securing your system, and more

Included is a bonus DVD showing you how to install the motherboard, CPU, RAM, ports, hard drive, video and sound cards, a DVD drive, and more. With Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies, you can have the computer you want plus the satisfaction of doing it yourself!

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.



Baker & Taylor
Describes the entire process of building a PC, covering everything from selecting parts and adding RAM and a processor, to setting up a hard drive, to installing an operating system and beyond, as it explains how readers can construct the right PC to suit individual requirements.

Baker
& Taylor

Utilizes detailed step-by-step photographs and illustrations, along with hands-on guidelines and instructions, to take readers the the entire process of building a PC, covering everything from selecting parts and adding RAM and a processor, to setting up a hard drive, to installing an operating system and beyond, as it explains how readers can construct the right PC to suit individual requirements. Original. (Beginner)

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley ; Chichester : John Wiley [distributor], c2009
ISBN: 9780470196113
0470196114
Characteristics: xx, 308 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. + 1 DVD (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)

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