IN THIS CHAPTER
An Overview of Configuration Testing
Approaching the Task
Obtaining the Hardware
Identifying Hardware Standards
Configuration Testing Other Hardware
Life could be so simple. All computer hardware could be identical. All software could be written by the same company. There wouldn't be confusing option buttons to click or check boxes to check. Everything would interface perfectly the first time, every time. How boring.
In the real world, 50,000-square-foot computer superstores are offering PCs, printers, monitors, network cards, modems, scanners, digital cameras, peripherals, net-cams, and hundreds of other computer doodads from thousands of companies—all able to connect to your PC!
If you're just getting ...