Absolute Beginner's Guide to Upgrading and Fixing Your PC by Michael Miller

By Michael Miller

We've got the expertise. This publication indicates tips to make it better, swifter, higher than it used to be before... For a few, procuring a brand new notebook is out of the query, so we express easy methods to breathe lifestyles again into an older computing device. Does that laptop actually need an improve or simply a bit solving? This booklet indicates how one can make that decision with out breaking the financial institution. Why pay to have a computer tech practice basic improvements? With assistance from this ebook, readers can set up a brand new DVD-ROM force, reminiscence and new audio system!

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1. If you don't have a free USB port on your system, unplug one of your current USB peripherals. 2. Plug the USB hub into the open USB port on your system unit. 3. If you purchased a self-powered USB hub, connect it to its power source. Part II: Essential Hardware Upgrades 61 62 Part II: Essential Hardware Upgrades 4. Connect any new or existing USB peripherals to the USB hub. note USB is a particularly expandable technology. The USB standard enables you to daisy chain up to 127 USB devices to your system!

Just follow these steps: 1. Close Windows and turn off your computer. 2. Find an open port on the back of your system unit, and connect the new peripheral. 3. If the peripheral needs to be plugged in, do that now; if the plug uses thumb screws, secure them after plugging it in. note As with USB devices, if your new peripheral comes with its own unique installation instructions, follow those steps instead of these general ones. 4. Restart your system. Part I: Before You Upgrade 49 50 Part I: Before You Upgrade 5.

When prompted, install the drivers for your new card. That's it. As soon as your computer is configured for the new ports, they're ready to use! [ Team LiB ] [ Team LiB ] Upgrade "docText">Here's an even easier upgrade. 5. The hub connects to an open USB port on your PC; you can then connect multiple USB devices to the hub. 5. Add a USB hub to increase the number of USB ports on your system. Follow these steps to connect a USB hub to your system; there's no need to turn off your computer before proceeding.

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