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C

Cable modems, 180

Cables, dongles, 201–202

Cables and cabling

for networks, 181

testing, 5

Cable Select setting, 126–128

Cable testers, 5

Cache memory, 82

hard drives and, 119

Calling cards, 210–211

Call waiting and Internet service, 221

CallWave, 221

Cases

accessing components, 94–96

components, 91–93

defined and described, 2, 91

drive bays, 91

form factors, 94

opening, 94–96

quality of, 93–94

replacement of, 96

CAS latency, 103

CD command, 297, 321

CD disks

read failures, 155

scratch repair kits for, 6

CD drives, 148–149

defined and described, 3, 147

selection of, 148–149

speed of, 149

CD-ROM contents, 331–332

CD-ROM drives, 3

CD-RW drives, 3

Central processing units. See CPUs (central processing units)

Certificates, Internet and, 217–218

CHDIR command, 297, 321

CheckIt (SmithMicro), 234

Chipset manufacturers, 36

Chipsets, 63

Chkdsk applet, 53–54

CHKDSK command, 135, 298–299, 321

Churning, 104–105

Cleaning

keyboards, 193–195

mice and trackballs, 189–190

optical disk drawers, 154

tools for, 6

vacuuming and spray cleaning, 62

Close Program (9x), 46

CLS command, 299, 321

Clusters, 116

CMD command, 299

Color depth, 161, 163

COMMAND command, 299

Command Prompt commands, 55–58

hard drive control and, 122–124

web address for command-line tutorials, 58

Commands

command paths, 294

copying text from Command Prompt window, 293

see also Specific DOS and 32-Bit commands

Comment indicators, 319

COMP command, 300–3001

Components

adding or removing, 21

built-in (onboard) motherboard components, 71–72

quality of, 7–8

risks to, 8–9

COM ports, 44, 174

CompuServe™ connections, troubleshooting, 238–239

Computer Management, access to tools through, 17

Computer Name (XP)/ Network Identification (2000) tab of System applet, 25

Config.sys, 52

Connections Page, Internet Options settings, 218–219

Contact information, for computer manufacturer, 24

Content Advisor setting, 217

Content Page, Internet Options settings, 217–218

Control Panel. See Windows Control Panel

CONVERT command, 123, 301

Cookies, enabling and disabling, 216–217

Cooling

fans, 82, 84–87

heat sinks, 82–83, 265

temperature-monitoring software, 243

COPY command, 301–303, 321

Cords, power cords, 96–97

CPUs (central processing units)

cache memory, 82

category information, 24

cooling, 82

defined and described, 3, 80–81

described, 3

diagnosing problems, 84–85

families of processors, 83

frequency and voltage control, BIOS settings, 15

Front Side Bus (FSB), 82

motherboard compatibility, 80

removal, 84

replacing, 83–84

slots and sockets, 82

Crashes, 242

Cylinders, 116



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PC Repair and Maintenance(c) A Practical Guide
PC Repair and Maintenance: A Practical Guide (Charles River Media Networking/Security)
ISBN: 1584502665
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 175

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