How Computers Work

How Computers Work

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Explains the structure and functions of microprocessors, hard drives, disk drives, tape drives, keyboards, CD-ROM, multimedia sound and video, serial ports, mice, modems, scanners, LANs, and printers.

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How Computers Work shows you how chips, software, memory, and hardware work using detailed four-color drawings. An interactive game-like CD-ROM takes you directly inside your computer. This book is completely updated and revised to include the latest technology developments.

An updated introduction to the workings of the computer explores the basics of microchips, hardware, software, and computer memory, providing an entertaining and informative tour of every part of the computer, from hard drive and processor to mouse, monitor, and keyboard. Also takes you through the workings of digital cameras, ebooks, Bluetooth, and much more.

Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Que ; Hemel Hempstead : Prentice Hall, c2002
Edition: 6th ed
ISBN: 9780789725493
0789725495
Characteristics: 400 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Downs, Timothy Edward

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