Building A PC For Beginners
by Michael F.Quarles
Table of Contents
Selecting Parts......
read the book's first page..............................
      CPUs                                                      
          Intel                                                    
         AMD
      Motherboards
      Hard Drives
      CD/DVDs
      Floppies
      3 Cards
      Case...
read about the power supply
Getting Started.......................................................................
Installing the CPU, Heatsink & Fan...
read an excerpt..................
Installing RAM..
.read article.....................................................
Installing the Motherboard...read
"Parts of the Motherboard".......
Installing the Floppy................................................................
Installing the Hard Drive..........................................................
Installing the CD/DVD.............................................................
Power for the Motherboard......................................................
Installing the Case Fan...
read how it's done................................
Connecting the Case Wires.......................................................
Front USB Wires.....................................................................
The CD/DVD Audio Wire........................................................
Installing the Graphics Card...
read excerpt.................................
Installing the Modem...............................................................
Tying Up Cables.....................................................................
First Boot......
read an excerpt..................................................
      Troubleshooting...............................................................
Installing Windows XP...........................................................
      Troubleshooting...............................................................
Booting up for the first time
Installing the CPU
Parts of the Motherboard
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Computer definitions
Dream machine, or basic PC
Purchasing Info
How to build a computer
Computer Power Supply
Install case fan
Install RAM
Install AGP card
Computer Cooling Problems