Chapter 9

Connecting and Configuring Peripherals

Although most peripherals connect via the omnipresent USB port, many peripherals require you to do more than simply plug in the device. Other types of devices, such as speakers and displays, use different interfaces. In this chapter, you learn the major features of CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ Infrastructure Objective 2.2: Given a scenario, set up and install common peripheral devices to a laptop/PC. Devices: Printer, Scanner, Keyboard, Mouse, Camera, External hard drive, Speakers, Display. Installation types: Plug-and-play vs. driver installation, Other required steps, IP-based peripherals, Web-based configuration steps.

Foundation Topics

Devices

In your IT career, you may be called upon to connect ...

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