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Computer Basics Absolute Beginner’s Guide, Windows 10 Edition, Eighth Edition by Michael Miller

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2. Setting Up and Using a Notebook Computer

Chapter 1, “How Personal Computers Work,” gives you the essential background information you need to understand how your computer system works. With that information in hand, it’s now time to connect all the various pieces and parts of your computer system—and get your PC up and running!

As you might expect, setting up a notebook PC is considerably easier than setting up a traditional desktop system, which is one reason why they’re so popular. Everything is built into the unit’s case, so there’s much, much less to connect!

Understanding Notebook PCs

Although desktop systems used to dominate the market, the most ...

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