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Notes for A+ Exams

SCSI

Small Computer System Interface (SCSI, play /ˈskʌzi/ skuz-ee)  is a set of standards for physically connecting and transferring data between computers and peripheral devices. The SCSI standards define commands, protocols, and electrical and optical interfaces. SCSI is most commonly used … Continue reading

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COMPUTER HARDWARE PORTS

COMPUTER PORTS In computer hardware, a port serves as an interface between the computer and other computers or peripheral devices. Physically, a port is a specialized outlet on a piece of equipment to which a plug or cable connects. Hardware … Continue reading

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FILE SYSTEM MAXIMUM PARTITION SIZES FOR MAC OS X, LINUX AND WINDOWS

Here is a list of the maximimu partition sizes for file systems used on MAC OS X, LINUX and WINDOWS FAT 12 supports maximum partition size of 8 MB FAT 16 supports maximum partition size of 4 GB FAT 32 … Continue reading

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HOW TO CONFIGURE PC DEVICES AND COMPONENTS

CONFIGURE PC DEVICES HOW TO INSTALL AN IDE DEVICE LINK HOW TO INSTALL RAID 0 AND 1 ON XP LINK HOW TO INSTALL RAID 5 ON XP LINK HOW TO SETUP SOFTWARE RAID ON WINDOWS 7 LINKW HOW TO SETUP … Continue reading

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MOTHERBOARD

MOTHERBOARD Modern motherboards include, at a minimum: 1.  sockets (or slots) in which one or more microprocessors may be installed 2.  slots into which the system’s main memory is to be installed 3.  a chipset which forms an interface between … Continue reading

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OSCILLOSCOPE TUTORIAL

OSCILLOSCOPE TUTORIAL An oscilloscope, previously called an oscillograph, and informally known as a scope, CRO (for cathode-ray oscilloscope), or DSO (for the more modern digital storage oscilloscope), is a type of electronic test instrument that allows observation of constantly varying … Continue reading

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