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Troubleshooting Windows® 7 Inside Out by Mike Halsey

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Chapter 7. Hardware

Sometimes, when you ask someone to point at his PC, he’ll point at the monitor. Some people need a visual interface, and, for these people, unless they have all-in-one devices, the screen is the computer. They often forget that the base unit is actually the brains and brawn of the computer, be it a big black box under a desk or components under a laptop keyboard.

Whatever the size or shape of your computer’s components, there are many of them, and they all need care to ensure that they don’t fail and leave you with a dead machine, unable to work or play. In this chapter, ...

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