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

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3. Setting Up and Using a Desktop Computer

How you set up your computer depends on what type of computer you have. We examined how to set up a notebook PC in Chapter 2, “Setting Up and Using a Notebook Computer.” In this chapter, we address the proper way to connect all the components of a traditional desktop PC.

Understanding the Components of a Desktop Computer System

A desktop PC is composed of several different pieces and parts. You have to properly connect all these components to make your computer system work.

On a traditional desktop ...

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