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Welcome to the ultimate PC reference library. This website is devoted to the nuts and bolts of personal computer hardware. Plain english guides are provided to help you understand the complexities behind personal computing technology.

 
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This area provides general announcements about the latest content that has been added to the library. Also included are links to the newest tutorials, troubleshooting guides, and hardware installation documents. This website is updated on a biweekly basis to keep current with the latest computer trends and devices.
 
User Guides:
Need help with a computer part? Can't figure out settings on your motherboard? Check out this list of user guides to find the information you need. All documents are in PDF format and sorted based on category of hardware.
Motherboard Manuals
 
Installation Tutorials:
Welcome and thanks for visiting Technologyworld!The information found within these guides will help you install a wide variety of peripheral devices.
How To Install A Floppy Disk Drive
How To Install A Hard Disk Drive Using A Raid Controller Card
How To Install A Dual Core Pentium IV CPU Processor
How To Install A PCI Based Video Card
 
Driver Downloads:
Welcome and thanks for visiting Technologyworld! A device driver is a small piece of software that controls how hardware components interact with an operating system.
Bios Updates Network Cards
Card Readers Optical Drives
Chipsets Raid Controllers
Digital Cameras Routers & Switches
Enclosures Scanners
Gaming Devices SCSI Devices
Hard Disk Drives TV Tuners
Input Output Cards USB Devices
Keyboards Video Cards
Laptop Computers Webcams
This list of driver downloads will help you troubleshoot a variety of hardware problems and is your best bet when getting new hardware working with your PC. All drivers are sorted by hardware category.
   

Articles At A Glance:
Information about a wide variety of cables, connectors, and interfaces.
6 An Illustrated Guide To Internal PC Cables
6 An Illustrated Guide To External PC Cables
6 An Illustrated Guide To Internal PC Connectors
6 An Illustrated Guide To External PC Connectors
Information about how the BIOS works, what aspects the POST routine checks, and explanations of various CMOS settings.
6 Introduction To The Basic Input Output System
6 The Power On Self Test (POST Routine)
6 CMOS Settings
6 What's On Board?
6 How Operating Systems Work
6 BIOS Upgrades Page
6 BIOS Error / POST Beep Codes
Information about cases and power supplies.
6 Introduction And Overviews
6 Case Architecture
6 Case Form Factors
6 What's On Board?
6 How It Connects
Information about what aspects the central processing unit controls.
6 Principles Of The Central Processing Unit
6 Evolution Of The Central Processing Unit
6 Introduction To Overclocking
6 CPU Cooling Mechanisms
6 Chipsets And Bus Types
6 CPU Connectors
Information about floppy disk drives.
6 Article Index Page
6 Architecture Of The Floppy Drive
6 Evolution Of The Floppy Drive
6 Formatting and Using
Floppy Disks
6 Overview Of The Floppy Drive Cable
6 What Is The Future Of The Floppy Drive?
6 Flopy Drive Replacment Procedures
6 Conclusions
Information about modems.
6 Page Overview:
6 Modem Interfaces
6 Modem Basic Terms And Definitons
6 Modem Standards
6 Modem Interfaces
6 Modem Installation
6 Overview Of Modem Functions
6 Modem DMA, IRQ, And Jumper Settings
6 Modem Manufacturers
6 Conclusions
Information about hard disk drives.
6 Introductions And Overviews
6 Explanation Of Internal Hard Disk Components
6 How A Hard Disk Drive Works
6 How A Hard Disk Connects
6 Hard Drive Types And Styles
6 Hard Disk Drive Replacement Procedures
6 Hard Disk Drive Specifications
6 Hard Disk Drive Transfer Protocols
6 Basic Hard Disk Drive Troubleshooting
6 Overview Of Logical Block Addressing
6 The Importance Of Hard Disk Backups
6 Hard Disk Replacement Procedures
6 Introduction To Direct Memory Access Technologies
6 A Comparison Between IDE And SATA Interfaces
6 How To Troubleshoot SCSI (Small Computer System Interface) Problems
Information about PC memory
6 Page Overview:
6 Types of System Ram
6 The Memory Bus
6 Types of Memory
6 Cache Memory
6 Memory Costs
6 Memory Manufacturers
6 Parts Illustrated
6 Conclusions
Information about network interface cards.
6 Introduction To Network Interface Cards
6 What's On Board?
Information about PC sound cards.
6 Introductions
6 Installation Procedures
6 Card Functions
6 Find An Upgrade
6 Card Manufacturers
6 Tools and Applications
6 Configuration And Troubleshooting
6 Card Interfaces
6 Drivers
6 How It Connects
6 Conclusions
Information about PC motherboards.
6 Introduction To The motherboard
6 Types And Styles Of motherboards
6 Factors To Consider When Purchasing A motherboard
6 What's Onboard?
6 Introduction To Bus
Types
6 Motherboard Design Styles and Types
6 Motherboard Form Factors
Information about PC video cards.
6 Introductions And Overviews
6 Overview Of Desktop Resolution
6 Video Card Identification
6 History Of The Video Card
6 Introduction To Video Ram
6 Video Card Interfaces
6 Buyer's Guide To Video Cards
6 How To Replace A Video Card
6 Conclusions
Information about computer monitors.
6 Introduction And Overview
6 Monitor Configuration
6 Overview of Desktop Resolutions
6 Monitor Functions
6 History of the Computer Monitor
6 Computer Monitor Interfaces
6 Computer Monitor Manufacturers
6 Computer Monitor Setup and Basic Configuration
6 Computer Monitor Sizes
6 Computer Monitor Troubleshooting
   
 
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