Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to answer the following questions:
What are the components in a computer?
What electrical and ESD safety procedures should you follow when working on a computer?
What are computer cases and power supplies?
What are motherboards?
What are CPUs?
What are the types of memory?
What are adapter cards and expansion slots?
What are hard disk drives and SSDs?
What are optical storage devices?
What are ports, cables, and adapters?
What are input devices?
What are output devices?
What are the features and functions of each component in the technician’s toolkit?
How do you disassemble a computer?