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Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself for Dummies [With DVD ROM]

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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.
Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself for Dummies [With DVD ROM]
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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.
Mark L. Chambers has been building, customizing, and repairing PCs for over 20 years for himself and clients. As a consultant, he helps everyday folks update, maintain, and troubleshoot PCs.
Introduction. Part I: Preparations and Planning. Chapter 1: A Screwdriver Is All You Need. Chapter 2: What Type of PC Should I Build? Part II: Assembling the Basics. Chapter 3: Building the Foundation: The Case and Motherboard. Chapter 4: A Bag of Chips: Adding RAM and a CPU. Chapter 5: Installing Your Ports, Mouse, and Keyboard. Chapter 6: Adding Video Hardware. Chapter 7: Installing Your Hard Drive and Other Storage Devices. Chapter 8: Choosing and Installing an Operating System. Part III: Adding the Fun Stuff. Chapter 9: Installing an Optical Drive. Chapter 10: Let Your PC Rock! Chapter 11: Modems and the Call of Broadband. Part IV: Advanced PC Options. Chapter 12: So You Want to Add a LAN? Chapter 13: Input and Output: Scanners, Cameras, and Printers. Chapter 14: Building a Gaming PC. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 15: Ten Tools and Tasks for a Power User's PC. Chapter 16: Ten Important Assembly Tips. Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Maintain Your PC. Chapter 18: Ten PC Pitfalls to Avoid Like the Plague. Part VI: Appendixes. Appendix A: About the DVD. Appendix B: The PC Builder's Glossary. Index.
Author
Mark L. Chambers
Pages
308
Publisher
For Dummies
Language
English
ISBN-10
0470196114
ISBN-13
9780470196113
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2009
Publication Date
2009-01-31
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
DEWEY
621.391
Imprint
John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Place of Publication
Chichester
Tag
2012dummiespromo
Residence
US
Affiliation
Columbia, Missouri Consultant, Columbia, Missouri Columbia, Missouri C
Audience
General/Trade
Short Title
BUILD YOUR OWN PC DO-IT-YOURSE
Series
For Dummies (Lifestyles Paperback)
Edition
1st
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