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Computer Fundamentals: Hardware

by Daniel Lachance

Through this course, you will gain the ability to identify which specific internal and external PC hardware components address specific computing needs. You'll also learn about printing technology and multi-function printing devices.

What you'll learn

PC hardware options change at a rapid pace, and it can be difficult to know which hardware is needed to match a specific computing need. In this course, Computer Fundamentals: Hardware, you will learn about internal and external PC hardware options to support intelligent decisions regarding the acquisition and upgrade of PC systems. First, you'll learn about PC peripherals that add functionality to a system. Next, you'll explore cable and connector types, internal PC hardware components, and storage devices. Finally, you'll examine which printing technology addresses various needs and you'll learn how to configure a multi-function printing device. When you're finished with this course, you'll have a foundational knowledge of not only PC hardware components, but also of when they should be used.

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About the author

Daniel Lachance, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA A+®, CompTIA Network+®, CompTIA Server+, CompTIA Cloud Essentials, MCITP, MCTS, MCSA, is the owner of Lachance IT Consulting Inc. He is the author of the CompTIA Server+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certification Study Guide, and co-author of CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exams. Mr. Lachance is an experienced trainer having delivered IT training in Canada and the Caribbean since the 1990s on topics ranging f... more

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