• Floppy Disk Drives—Standard end-users might not use these anymore, but technicians do, for several reasons. We’ll cover what a PC technician needs to know about floppy drives, including types, hardware configuration, installation, BIOS configuration, and care of floppy drives.
• Hard Disk Drives—Hard drives are the most common and most important storage device. You’ll learn about SATA, PATA (IDE), jumpering, installation, creating arrays of redundant disks, and optimizing performance.
• CD, DVD, and Blu-ray Optical Drives—This section describes the various types of CD, DVD, and Blu-ray drives and media; how to install optical drives; optical drive interfaces; how to record ...
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